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The Bicycle. In July, a new scheme for warning the people of London of impending air raids was adopted. When enemy aircraft were approaching, policemen with a notice warning passers-by to “take cover” Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Baker Street, World War One, First World, Boy Scouts, Lewis Carroll, Ask The Dust

How London was warned

In July, 1917, a new scheme for warning the people of London of impending air raids was adopted. When enemy aircraft were approaching, policemen with a notice warning passers-by to "take cover" went out on bicycles, blowing their whistles to attract attention. When all danger had passed, Boy Scouts went round blowing bugles. Caption and…

A poster from The Blitz had begun. Why do you think the government put out this poster? Primary History, Pinup, Ww2 Propaganda Posters, Political Posters, History Magazine, British History, Uk History, Modern History, Dieselpunk

KS2 History - BBC Bitesize

KS2 History learning resources for adults, children, parents and teachers organised by topic.

Bombe designed by Alan Turing it decrypted Nazi Enigma communication during World War 2 Alan Turing, History Museum, World History, British History, American History, Modern History, Alter Computer, Enigma Machine, Bletchley Park

WWII Day-By-Day: March 14

14 Mar 40: Alan Turing's first 'Bombe' decipher machine becomes operational at Bletchley Park in England. It will not only play an important role in the outcome of WWII, but it will lead directly to today's modern computing.

The Blitz was the sustained bombing of Britain by Nazi Germany between 7 September 1940 and 10 May in the Second World War. While the Blitz hit many towns and cities across the country, it began with the bombing of London for 57 consecutive nights. London History, British History, World History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Family Shelters, Historia Universal, British Family

The Blitz - Bombing of London

The Blitz was the sustained bombing of Britain by Nazi Germany between 7 September 1940 and 10 May 1941, in the Second World War. While the Blitz hit many towns and cities across the country, it began with the bombing of London for 57 consecutive nights.

Tea Time in the London Underground during the Blitz Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, 1940s Photos, Vintage London, Old London, Blitz London, South London, London Underground

Maudelynn's Menagerie

Tea Time in the Underground during the Blitz (and now I have had my tea and am off to enjoy my Sunday! xo xo )

England, "Battle of Britain. Children in an English bomb shelter." British Information Service/U. Office of War Information ~ my house will have a bomb shelter Old Pictures, Old Photos, Bomb Shelter, The Blitz, Battle Of Britain, Britain Uk, We Are The World, Interesting History, British History

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“Battle of Britain. Children in an English bomb shelter.” England, 1940-41 From British Information Service/U.S. Office of War Information Thanks to Shorpy Historic Photo Archive - View full size

Liverpool Picturebook a site featuring a collection of old photographs and pictures of Liverpool, and Liverpool History, updated regularly. The history of Liverpool in Pictures Nagasaki, Hiroshima, History Online, World History, World War Ii, Local History, Fukushima, Ww2 Bomb, Liverpool History

Unexploded German parachute mine in somebody’s back yard, Liverpool Nov 1940. Look how stoic those old Brits were. "Bomb in the garden, wot? Ah can't be helped, can't be helped. Come in for some tea, won't you?"

World War II ~ The Blitz: Much of London was destroyed by the Luftwaffe, which was eventually defeated by "The Few" during the Battle of Britain which was fought over the skies of Britain between 10 July and 31 October 1940 London History, British History, World History, World War Ii, London Bombings, The Blitz, War Photography, Old London, Blitz London

Was World War Two just as pointless and self-defeating as Iraq?

Was World War Two just as pointless and self-defeating as Iraq? International Politics

23 August A sailor from a Destroyer holds up the mangled remains of a bicycle found in the wreckage of a cinema after London's first night aid raid of World War II. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images) Nagasaki, Hiroshima, World History, World War Ii, Family History, Fukushima, London Bombings, Vietnam, The Blitz

London Cinema Pictures and Photos

View and license London Cinema pictures & news photos from Getty Images.

Lend a Hand potato harvest farming holiday camp poster artwork eileen evans national archives ministry of information Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Vintage Posters, Vintage Images, Funny Vintage, Advertising Ads, Vintage Stuff, Ww2 Propaganda Posters, Camping Uk

WW2 ... farming holiday camp - UK

Explore x-ray delta one's photos on Flickr. x-ray delta one has uploaded 20587 photos to Flickr.

England, "Battle of Britain. Children in an English bomb shelter." British Information Service/U. Office of War Information ~ my house will have a bomb shelter Old Pictures, Old Photos, Bomb Shelter, The Blitz, Battle Of Britain, Britain Uk, We Are The World, Interesting History, British History

Earth: A History

British children huddled in a makeshift air raid shelter as they endure attacks from Hitler’s air force, 1940

London at War - 1940 Blitz Balham Oct 1940 - Balham tube station, bus laying inside huge bomb crater in a London Balham street after heavy German air raid bombing attacks during the Battle of Britain. Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Bernard Montgomery, London Pictures, London Photos, Fukushima, London Bombings, Vietnam, History Magazine

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Bus lying in a huge bomb crater in a London street after a heavy German bombing attack during the Battle of Britain. London, September 1940.