Tearful Goodbyes, Paddington Station, London, 1942.

goodbye (wartime terminus) people bid farewell to their loved ones at paddington station in london during world war ii, may © bert hardy.

London post-bombing, 1941

Blitz Britain: Amazing colour pictures of London under siege from Nazi bombers during World War II

A view of London after a German air raid, 1940 during the Battle of Britain.

London, during the Blitz, June 1941

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever. A woman drinking tea in the aftermath of a German bombing raid during the London Blitz.

Rare footage of St. John's Wood area of North West London from the late 1940s.

This is rare footage of St. John's Wood area of North West London from the late The music is by Georges Delerue and was used in the 1964 film 'Pumpki.

Herne Hill Velodrome, 1948 London Olympics

Herne Hill velodrome – in pictures

London Blackout, February 1944

lostsplendor: “ “These pictures were taken by LIFE Magazine photographer David E. Scherman in and around Piccadilly, London, during the wartime Blackout, February (via Retronaut) ”

London Hyde Park 1944

London's Hyde Park May D - day was less than 4 week's away

St Paul’s Cathedral in the early hours of December 30th 1940.

The dome of St. Paul's Cathedral (undamaged) stands out among the flames and smoke of surrounding buildings during heavy attacks of the German Luftwaffe on December 1940 in London, England. (AP Photo/U. Office of War Information)

London, the 1940s

London , Shaftesbury Avenue from Picadilly Circus, in the West End of London, Kodachrome by Chalmers Butterfield