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)
Three women on the way from the factory where they work to church, where they will pray for their servicemen husbands, Battersea, London, June Original publication: Picture Post 1731 - Three Girls Go To Church To Pray For Their Husbands - Pub.
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
A white coated, steel helmeted P. man taking a dog from a wrecked house in the East End of London, after an air raid. Note the cat sitting on the debris. October 1940 (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)
April, London: Finsbury children are helping in the war by collecting salvage, the ones who collect the most will be presented with a special badge issued by the council.' (Photo by Planet News Archive/SSPL/Getty Images)