Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Explore Statesman Winston, British Statesman, and more!

An exhibition entitled Churchill: The Power of Words has opened in New York to astonishing success. The displays include Churchill's hand-written notes and annotations on his famous speeches, and have drawn huge crowds.

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. | Etienne du Plessis on flickr

Children being evacuated from the city during the ongoing German bombing blitz. London, 1940.

Trafalgar Square :: On the night of the 12th October 1941 several bombs hit in the area of Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery was hit and what may have been a bomb from the same stick of bombs hit the roadway above Trafalgar Square Underground Station. The Bomb pierced the roadway and exploded in the booking hall killing seven people and injuring thirty three.

1944 London at War - V2 Rocket Rescue workers helping pull victim from ruins of a building hit by a V2 rocket during WWII. London 1944.