Click through for a MUST-SEE, incredibly vivid photo-op of a day in the life of 1941 London housewife and war office clerk Olive Day. The resilience of these women whose homes were bombed astounds me. These are real heroines.
Waitresses from the Quality Inn Restaurant in Regent Street, London, watering and gathering tomatoes that are growing in boxes on the pavement as part of the 'Dig For Victory' scheme. June 1942 (Photo by Paget/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
A woman wearing a coat made from a white candlewick bedspread as part of recycling initiatives during World War II. Original Publication: Picture Post - 802 - Old Clothes Make News - pub. 1941 (Photo by Zoltan Glass/Getty Images) by juliana
A British shopkeeper hanging up a sign during the Blitz which reads, “Business as usual Mr.” London, England - 1940 (Photo by George Rodger) This is EXACTLY why should never be declared a national holiday. BUSINESS AS USUAL, AL QAEDA!