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THE BLITZ (called German lightning, sustained strategic bombing of the United Kingdom by Germany during WWII, between September of 1940 and May of 1941, major raids of more than 100 ton of high explosives were dropped on 16 British cities, London was attacked 71 times)
Anderson Shelter 1940. These bomb shelters were given free to needy people by the U.K.goverment in 1939.If you earned more than 5 Pounds a week you had to buy one for 7 Pounds. Soon after Sept. 1939 over 2 million families had these shelters in their gardens. from Etiennedup on flickr
Piccadilly, 1940. | 38 Breathtaking Pictures From The Early Days Of The London Underground. During an air strike, people are forced to stay underground in subway tunnels.