WWII London Blitz. September 1940 - May 1941 the German Luftwaffe mercilessly bombed Britain's civilians. 40,000 were killed, more than half of them in London.

WWII London Blitz

s Cathedral appeared the day after London? This picture was made from the roof of St. The domed building in the background is Old Bailey, famous criminal court.

East Londoners are made homeless during German air raids on London. © Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images

London During The Blitz: East Londoners are made homeless during German air raids on London. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images).

Holborn Circus in London burns at the height of the Blitz. London was bombed on 76 consecutive nights as part of the Battle of Britain campaign by the German airforce during 1940.

Holborn Circus, London: Thomas Wallis` Drapers ablaze on 17 April The Prince Albert statue has stood there since

The real meaning of "Keep calm and carry on." Milkman during the London blitz 1940. Read backstory http://rarehistoricalphotos.com/london-milkman-1940/

A milkman delivering on a London street devastated during a German bombing raid. My Grandfather was a milk man in London at this time.

Air raid wardens in Lambeth, 29th March 1940. Their helmets are newly painted white for visibility at night or during the black-out. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Air raid wardens in Lambeth, March Their helmets are newly painted white for visibility at night or during the black-out. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Woman Of The Civil Defence Knitting At The Entrance Of An Air Raid Shelter In London On 1939

Woman Of The Civil Knitting calmed the nerves in the long dull stretches between emergencies, when first responders were standing by - Defence Knitting At The Entrance Of An Air Raid Shelter In London On 1939

How the Blitz changed the face of Hackney

How the Blitz changed the face of Hackney

Lost Splendor — London, 1943 (via)

Lost Splendor — London, 1943 (via)

A woman is rescued from the ruins of her home following a V2 bombing raid. London, 1944. Photo by George Rodger.

London rescuers carry on a stretcher affected by the explosion of the German rocket in the area of ​​Battersea.

St Paul's Cathedral after taking a direct hit in an air raid, 1940. #OldLondon

St Paul's Cathedral after taking a direct hit in an air raid, 1940. #OldLondon

20th August 1939: Workmen paint white lines on a street island in Whitehall, London in preparation for a blackout in case of war

August Workmen paint white lines on a street island in Whitehall, London in preparation for a blackout in case of war

London during the blitz 1939-1940 by George Rodger

“Waiting for the invasion on Shakespeare Cliff, Dover 1940 (George Rodger)”

The wreckage of a bus, which was blasted against a house in London during The Blitz - 9 September 1940. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

London double decker bus rest against a building ruined by a German air raid, Sep Passengers and driver escaped in time because they responded immediately to air raid sirens.

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