Mrs. Caroline Roberts of 22 Lindfield street, Poplar, London seen here in November 1940 feeding cats made homeless by the Nazi bombing raids

Mrs. Caroline Roberts of 22 Lindfield street, Poplar, London seen here in November 1940 feeding cats made homeless by the Nazi bombing raids

Milkman at work after a German raid, London, 9 October 1940. (Photo by Fred Morley)

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Milkman at work after a German raid, London, 9 October 1940. (Photo by Fred Morley)

14th, September, 1940: People with their furniture and belongings in a street in the London area; their damaged homes are in the background (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

14th, September, 1940: People with their furniture and belongings in a street in the London area; their damaged homes are in the background (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

World War II, 24th October 1940, London, England, A steel helmeted PDSA (People's Dispensary For Sick Animals) official, rescues cats from the wreckage of a bombed East London building (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

World War II, 24th October 1940, London, England, A steel helmeted PDSA (People's Dispensary For Sick Animals) official, rescues cats from the wreckage of a bombed East London building (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

The London sky after a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940

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The London sky after a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940

The Tower Bridge silhouetted against the fires on London’s docks, ignited during a German air raid, 1940. William Vandivert

The Tower Bridge silhouetted against the fires on London’s docks, ignited during a German air raid, 1940. William Vandivert


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London: The streets of a ruined London after The Blitz, 1940. >> See the Deals!

London: The streets of a ruined London after The Blitz, 1940. >> See the Deals!

Una bambina con la sua bambola siede sulle macerie della propria casa bombardata, Londra, 1940.

Una bambina con la sua bambola siede sulle macerie della propria casa bombardata, Londra, 1940.

Bomb shelter in a London Underground station, during The Blitz, WW2

Bomb shelter in a London Underground station, during The Blitz, WW2

Miss Ena Squire-Brown, an international dancer (famed for her Dove Dance) leaving her recently bombed London home for St. George’s Church in Forest Hill, to marry Royal Air Force flying officer J.C. Martin in 1940

Miss Ena Squire-Brown, an international dancer (famed for her Dove Dance) leaving her recently bombed London home for St. George’s Church in Forest Hill, to marry Royal Air Force flying officer J.C. Martin in 1940

English schoolboys from London wait at Paddington Station to be evacuated to the countryside during the Blitz as German bombing of the city intensifies. The evacuation of civilians in Britain was designed to save the lives, particularly children, from the risks associated with aerial bombings of cities targeted by the Luftwaffe by moving them to areas thought to be less at risk. London, England, U.K. 7 September 1940. Image taken by George Rodger.

English schoolboys from London wait at Paddington Station to be evacuated to the countryside during the Blitz as German bombing of the city intensifies. The evacuation of civilians in Britain was designed to save the lives, particularly children, from the risks associated with aerial bombings of cities targeted by the Luftwaffe by moving them to areas thought to be less at risk. London, England, U.K. 7 September 1940. Image taken by George Rodger.

The wreckage of a double-decker bus which was blasted against a house in London during The Blitz. Passengers and driver escaped in time because they responded immediately to air raid sirens. Sept 9, 1940.

The wreckage of a double-decker bus which was blasted against a house in London during The Blitz. Passengers and driver escaped in time because they responded immediately to air raid sirens. Sept 9, 1940.

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