“Basket Jim”, Covent Garden, London 1930.

“Basket Jim”, Covent Garden 1930 [587 x 786]

Rationing in WW II. England. How greedy wouldn't our later generations sound to an elderly person who's been through this? With today's diets, when we take everything - luxurious food items or not - for granted?

Rationing in WW II. England. How greedy wouldn't our later generations sound to an elderly person who's been through this? With today's diets, when we take everything - luxurious food items or not - for granted?

V1 rocket lands in London. Toward the end of WWII with Germany losing the war, the Germans fired rockets at London (the first ever rockets). They didn't do much damage but were very frightening since people had never seen them before. Biddy Craft

V1 rocket lands in London. Toward the end of WWII with Germany losing the war, the Germans fired rockets at London (the first ever rockets). They didn't do much damage but were very frightening since people had never seen them before. Biddy Craft

The Blitz, Unexploded Bomb, London 1943. Today's paper, Nov. 4, 2013 talked of another unexploded bomb found in WWII area.

The Blitz, Unexploded Bomb, London 1943[600x700]

The Blitz, Unexploded Bomb, London 1943. Today's paper, Nov. 4, 2013 talked of another unexploded bomb found in WWII area.

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

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

23-11-11 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Wife. 1892. This bike, totally awesome. Wonder how hard it would be to find one, antique or reproduction? Oh, yeah...google!

23-11-11 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Wife. 1892. This bike, totally awesome. Wonder how hard it would be to find one, antique or reproduction? Oh, yeah...google!

London bombing 1940 - Amazing photo catching the collapse of a building.

London bombing 1940 - Amazing photo catching the collapse of a building.

Civilians in an air raid shelter in London [1940]

Civilians in an air raid shelter in London [1940]

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