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)
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.
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.