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A wartime Christmas ad by Aertex in the  December 21, 1940 issue of Drapers Magazine

A wartime Christmas ad by Aertex in the December 1940 issue of Drapers Magazine

Wardens doing their best to keep up the Christmas cheer in a bunker beneath a central London cinema

In pictures: Underground London during the Second World War

In pictures: Underground London during the Second World War - Telegraph Wardens doing their best to keep up the Christmas cheer in a bunker beneath a central London cinema Picture: GETTY IMAGES

37 Rarely Seen Photographs Of Famous and Historical Figures - Wow Gallery

37 Rarely Seen Photographs Of Famous and Historical Figures

The real Bonnie & Clyde - Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Clyde Barrow was from Oak Cliff in West Dallas.

A woman in Clapham (south London) waters vegetables planted on the roof of her Anderson shelter in the garden.

A woman in Clapham (south London) waters vegetables planted on the roof of her Anderson shelter in the garden. We spent many a night in ours.

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

How the 'Lumberjills' helped win the war #DailyMail

How the 'Lumberjills' helped win the war

Some of the members of the Women's Timber Corp walking to work during the Second World War. They were recruited by the Forestry Commission and replaced the men who had left to join the armed forces

'Rip' the dog and an ARP Warden survey the scene of devastation following an air raid in Latham Street, Poplar. The bomb crater is full of water. In the background, the remains of the local surface shelter can be seen, which, although slightly damaged, is still largely intact. Piles of rubble and timber can also be seen. 1941.

An Air Raid Precautions warden (ARP) and his dog survey devastation from a bombing raid in Poplar, east London.

BEEKEEPING BRITAIN DURING SECOND WORLD WAR (TR 1991)

Beekeeping in Britain during the Second World War Two men removing a honeycomb from a hive.

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