Wartime London

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St. Paul's. WWII-Battle of Britain 1940

Victory: The Battle of Britain “We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets; we shall never surrender.” -Winston Churchill, St Paul's Cathedral in background, London Blitz

London, Paddington Station, 1940. School boys with gas masks evacuated by train as bombing raids intensify. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II.

London, Paddington Station, 1940 - school boys being evacuated by train as bombing raids intensified - Life in London during The Blitz of World War II from Inknscroll.

Toni Frissell: Boy sitting in the rubble of his home where his parents lie buried after a V-2 bomb hit, London, January 1945

Toni Frissell: Boy sitting in the rubble of his home where his parents lie buried after a bomb hit, London, January 1945 Toni was related to Frasers but her line changed their name to escape Cromwell.

London, Oxford Street, World War II: The Blitz -  boarded up shop fronts are decorated with murals by student artists. 1940

London, Oxford Street, World War II: The Blitz - boarded up shop fronts are decorated with murals by student artists, Photographer George Rodger.

Royal Army engineers sit and drink their tea on the edge of a bomb crater in the middle of London, 21 October 1940.

royal army engineers sit + drink tea on the edge of a bomb crater in the middle of london 21 october 1940

Winston Churchill inspecting bomb damage in the House of Commons debating chamber on May 11, 1941.

Winston Churchill Inspecting Bomb Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Churchill inspecting bomb damage at the House of Commons debating chamber, in the aftermath of a night of Luftwäffe bombing raids on London, 11 May 1941

Children being evacuated out of London during the outbreak of World War II, 1939. William Vandivert

Children being evacuated out of London during the outbreak of World War II, 1939 - William Vandivert

A young woman plays a gramophone in an air raid shelter in north London during 1940.

A young woman plays a gramophone in an air raid shelter in north London, 1940 ~

Children pretend to be nurses in the ruins of a bombed London, WWII.

Children pretending to be nurses in the ruins of a bombed London, WWII - London Blitz

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