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Victory: The Battle of Britain “We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets; we shall never surrender.” -Winston Churchill, St Paul's Cathedral in background, London Blitz

A Spirit-of-the-Blitz milk bar in London, where there had been a dairy until bombing destroyed it.

Keep calm & carry on: a spirit-of-the-Blitz milk bar in London, where there had been a dairy until a Blitz-bombing raid destroyed it

1940. September. Burlington Arcade by Lee Miller. London

The remains of London's Burlington Arcade, after a night of Blitz-bombing raids, 11 September 1940 ~ Photograph by Lee Miller

Barbican Cross Section  The Barbican Centre is a performing arts centre in the City of London, designed by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon

Barbican Cross Section The Barbican Centre is a performing arts centre in the City of London, designed by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon

Undeterred by recent bombings, London residents visit whats left of a library during World War II.

21 Photos Of People Being Wonderful Throughout History

London readers continue to browse at a bombed-out library, WWII. Readers browsing through the bomb-damaged library of Holland House, London,

A woman and her two daughters view the surrounding terraced housing from the roof of Hillcott House, a new block of council flats, in Shoreditch, London. (Getty Images) Circa 1938

A woman and her two daughters view the surrounding old terraced housing from the roof of Hillcott House, a new block of council flats, in Shoreditch, London. (Photo by London Express/Getty Images).

St Giles, Cripplegate, 1884. This photograph was commissioned by the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London to form part of a perman...

St Giles, Cripplegate, This photograph was commissioned by the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London to form part of a perman.

24 Aug 40: Fate takes a turn when a lost formation of German bombers mistakenly drops their bombs over residential areas of London, damaging St Giles and Cripplegate. This will change the rules of war regarding bombing, as private citizens will now become "fair game" for Allies and Axis alike. #WWII

German aircrafts attacked and bombed london, called the 'Lightning war.' London was bascially on fire and many were killed.

The old man, seen Lambeth Walking at the top of one of the side-streets is a Lambeth institution. He is popular in the Walk, and there are usually a few to give him pennies. Taken from 'Life in the Lambeth Walk' Article.  Source: Picture Post. December 31, 1938

Wake Street, Lambeth, London formerly King Street. Jospeh White lived here in 1881 with widowed mother Jane White.

Bethnal Green Station

“A rather charming image of Bethnal Green underground station on the west side of Camb'ge Heath Rd and corner of BG Rd”

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