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
It's one of London's most interesting buildings. Get a glimpse behind the scenes at the Barbican with this cross section poster. The Barbican Centre was built in the and finally opened in the early long after the Barbican.
This picture from 1938 shows a woman and her two daughters, who have just moved in to Hillcott House, then a brand new block of council flats in Shoreditch, looking at the surrounding old terraced housing (Photo by London Express/Getty Images)