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neighbors in war time England. Everytime, "Are you my mummy?" goes through my mind! Sorry! Love Doctor Who. kn

from the Guardian

Listening to Britain, edited by Paul Addison and Jeremy A Crang

from Mail Online

I know what you need… air of the dog! Photographs reveal how canines were fitted with gas masks during World War Two

Photographs reveal how canines were fitted with gas marks during World War Two.

Nov. 12, 1939: This photo, published shortly after the start of the Second World War, ran with this caption: “The Winged Victory of Samothrace, another great achievement of the ancient Greek sculptors, packed for removal in accordance with plans for its protection formulated far in advance of the war.” A 2009 exhibition at the Louvre showed photos documenting how art was relocated for safety during wartime. Photo: The New York Times.