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1940: Actress, Magda Kun, at the Mayfair Hotel, London. (Photo by Tunbridge-Sedgwick Pictorial Press/Getty Images)

Actress, Magda Kun, at the Mayfair Hotel, London. (Photo by Tunbridge-Sedgwick Pictorial Press/Getty Images)

One of my favs ever, Goodnight Mr. Tom. Set in WWII a story of William an evacuee from  London who is billeted with single Mr Tom, I cry every time I watch it!

This was one of my absolute favourite books when I was a kid. Then I found out there was a movie, and I wasn't disappointed. Tom" is set in WWII where William, an evacuee from London, is billeted with grumpy widower Mr Tom(John Thaw).

London 1942 - billboards advertising some of the entertainment on offer. (photograph by David E. Scherman)

London 1942 - billboards advertising some of the entertainment on offer. (photograph by David E.

George Formby entertains troops in the ruins of a village in Normandy during an ENSA tour, July 1944.

George Formby entertains troops in the ruins of a village in Normandy during an ENSA [Entertainments National Service Association] tour, 30 July

(January 2018) A Daring Escape (The London Chronicles) by Tricia Goyer https://www.amazon.com/dp/0736965149/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_nQaFzbYVKW2TG

(January 2018) A Daring Escape (The London Chronicles) by Tricia Goyer https://www.amazon.com/dp/0736965149/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_nQaFzbYVKW2TG

1940: George Formby (1904 - 1961) Phyllis Calvert, Garry Marsh, Romney Brent, Bernard Lee, Coral Browne star in the spy comedy 'Let George Do It'. George has found what appears to be a secret message. Title: Let George Do It Studio: Ealing Director: Marcel Varnel (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

1940: George Formby (1904 - 1961) Phyllis Calvert, Garry Marsh, Romney Brent, Bernard Lee, Coral Browne star in the spy comedy 'Let George Do It'. George has found what appears to be a secret message. Title: Let George Do It Studio: Ealing Director: Marcel Varnel (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Gandhi's letter to Hitler   Just before WW2 Shot of the letter

What Gandhi wrote to Hitler

In celebration of London's Letters Live season, BBC Newsnight invited actor Clarke Peters to read a letter written by Mahatma Gandhi to Adolf Hitler.

England, 1940, WWII Forces Sweetheart, singer Vera Lynn poses for a photo-shoot at her home, Vera clutches the family tabby cat (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

England, WWII Forces Sweetheart, singer Vera Lynn poses for a photo-shoot at her home, Vera clutches the family tabby cat (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

런던 대공습을 기록한 놀라운 컬러 사진들을 보라!(사진)

An audience enjoys some light lunchtime entertainment in a war workers' canteen during the height of Luftwaffe's blitz

Woody Harrelson shoots live movie hours after 'WW2 bomb' discovery    Woody Harrelson says he has no intention of making another live movie like Lost in London.   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38686697

'WW2 bomb' fails to derail Harrelson film

Woody Harrelson shoots live movie hours after bomb' discovery - BBC News

The Beautiful American by Jeanne. As recovery from World War II begins, expat American Nora Tours travels from her home in southern France to London in search of her missing sixteen-year-old daughter.

View from the Birdhouse: Book Spotlight and Giveaway - The Beautiful American by Jeanne Mackin. Giveaway ends

On the stage of Drury Lane theatre, actor manager Sir Seymour Hicks (1871 - 1949) addresses actors who are members of NAAFI, an organisation set up to provide entertainment for the troops during WW II. Chorus girls with accordions are giving a supporting tune.

On the stage of Drury Lane theatre, actor manager Sir Seymour Hicks - addresses actors who are members of NAAFI, an organisation set up to provide entertainment for the troops during WW II. Chorus girls with accordions are giving a supporting tune.

13th November 1943: British Cockney music hall comedian Tommy Trinder. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1577 - Jazz Jamboree In Full Swing - pub. 1943 (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Getty Images)

Original Publication: Picture Post - 1577 - Jazz Jamboree In Full Swing - pub. 1943 (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Getty Images)

A view of the audience during lunchtime entertainment in a war workers’ canteen

The blitz: rare colour photographs – in pictures

Men and women at a war workers’ canteen watch lunchtime entertainment (London?