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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.

A Spirit-of-the-Blitz milk bar in London, where there had been a dairy until bombing destroyed it. People calmly set up and continued to feed the hungry amidst the ruins

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

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.

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

interesting interview on photography working with brutalist architecture  in the UK

Brutalism in the UK

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

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)

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.

Three tower blocks (Barbican, City of London)

Visions of an Industrial Age // Three tower blocks (Barbican, City of London)


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