London during the Blitz

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever. A woman drinking tea in the aftermath of a German bombing raid during the London Blitz.

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

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

London 1940

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Everything is falling apart and the little girl is comforting her baby doll. An English girl comforts her doll in the rubble of her bomb-damaged home in - From Fox Photos/Getty Images

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

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Delivery After Raid Caption: A milkman delivering milk in a London street devastated during a German bombing raid. Firemen are dampening down the ruins behind him. (Photo by Fred Morley/Getty Images) Date created: 09 Oct 1940

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)

14 September Householders in the street with their furniture and belongings, salvaged from their Blitz-bombed houses

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East London suffered extensive bombing raids by the Luftwaffe during the 1941 blitz (Tower of London in the background)

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, October 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)

Damage to St Paul’s cathedral during the blitz, 1940

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

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Picture showing the dogfight between German and British planes, and The London sky after a bombing in the year 1940

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

"Tower Bridge silhouetted against the fires burning on London's docks, ignited during German air raid attack on the city", by William Vandivert, September 1940 ×

A boy sitting in the ruins of a London bookshop after London WWII bombings, 1940.

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A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop after an air raid on October reading a book titled “The History of London.

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).

A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London, 1944

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London in WW2, a woman rescues her belongings from her bombed house

London in a woman rescues her belongings from her bombed house- thoughts of my Mum

A house in Shoreditch damaged by a Zeppelin raid, July 1915. Getty Images/Hulton Archive

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Bombed Telephone Box - Living in London during the Second World War in 1939-40. Photographer George Rodger.

An Air-raid Warden phones from a shattered booth after a bombing raid in London, 1940 (George Rodger)

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