Drinking tea, London, during the Blitz, June 1941.    And how is that we Brits don't have our own word for sang-froid?  It's coded into our DNA, after all!

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.

Victoria Station, Victoria Street, Westminster, London 1915.

Victoria Station, Victoria Street, Westminster, London 1915 by Howarth-Loomes

A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [736 × 1106]

A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [736 × 1106]

A flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [[MORE]] Tokyo_Yosomono: OK the picture was taken on Fleet st right about 62 Fleet St London, England

Chapel Market from the east, c. 1898

Chapel Market, Islington, London, The street is lined with market stalls and shops, and is bustling with shoppers. A policeman keeps an eye on things in the bottom right corner.

Out shopping in London, 1908 (I love candid, unposed shots like this.)

Out shopping in London, 1908 (I love candid, unposed shots like this.)

London shopping, you can see, wear big hat had fur on top, fur detail, and velvet lika a trend at Edwardian era

Fore Street Lambeth 1800s - I read the early 1900s Cockney London books by Mary Jane Staples (I think that was a pen name for Reg Staples???) and love them. This reminded me

Fore Street Lambeth - I read the early Cockney London books by Mary Jane Staples (I think that was a pen name for Reg Staples? This reminded me

Victorian Buildings and its people #Victorian #London #History

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

London, 1928 | double decker | 1920's | crowded bus | peak hour

The 1926 UK General Strike: An independent bus crammed with commuters at Ludgate Circus, London, during the General Strike, May 1926

S.Jones, Dairy, 187 Bethnal Green Rd Mernick’s East London Shopfronts

Philip Mernick’s East London Shopfronts (Spitalfields Life)

Jones, Dairy, 187 Bethnal Green Road, early c. Photo by Philip Mernick, via spitalfieldslife

The real meaning of "Keep calm and carry on." Milkman during the London blitz 1940. Read backstory http://rarehistoricalphotos.com/london-milkman-1940/

A milkman delivering on a London street devastated during a German bombing raid. My Grandfather was a milk man in London at this time.

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