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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.

Cecil Beaton took many photographs of bombed-out London, concentrating on the strange juxtapositions the debris provided.  This is 'The Letter', 1940.

the letter, 1940 society photographer cecil beaton took many photographs of bombed-out london, concentrating on the strange juxtapositions the debris provided, © cecil beaton, from london. portrait of a city.

As one might expect from history’s largest amphibious invasion the numbers surrounding D-Day are huge. This infographic from History.com sheds some light on exactly...

D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion 70 years ago. (Now 71 years)

Ena Squire-Brown, an international dancer famed for her Dove Dance, leaves her recently bombed home for St George's Church in Forest Hill, to marry Royal Air Force flying officer J.C. Martin in 1940

When Britain really DID keep calm and carry on: Fed up with the way people whinge at every little set-back? A cache of lost propaganda films magically evokes a very different era

Wartime Bride Sets Out For Church - Miss Ena Squire-Brown, an international dancer famed for her Dove Dance, leaves her recently bombed home for St. George's Church in Forest Hill, to marry Royal Air Force flying officer J.

Mt. Rushmore - Between October 4, 1927, and October 31, 1941, Gutzon Borglum and 400 workers sculpted the colossal 60 foot (18 m) high carvings of U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln to represent the first 150 years of American history.

Mount Rushmore was started in It took 14 years and around 400 workers to finish the head carvings. The sculpture of Abraham Lincoln’s face got completed in

Russian Soldiers Preparin for battle. Kursk, July 1943

Russian soldiers preparing for the Battle of Kursk, July 1943 Image credits: Shirak Karapetyan-Milshtein - photograph was created in for a photo competition. It is based on archive photos from the war in Russia in

Love old photographs! #pinyourlove #picmonkey Photo ca.1880s-90s albumen print on a cabinet mount, Photographer unknown.

ms-peculiar: “ Two victorian sideshow performers boxing - the fat man and the thin man.

GI's in France comfort a child with a dog. http://awartobewon.com

American soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, Note the look on the girls face and the concern of the GI's

France. 18 year old fighter during the liberation of Paris, 1944

The World Will Never Be The Same Because Of What These Women Did. This Took Serious Guts.

A women of the French resistance movement who is a member of a patrol routing out Germans snipers still left in areas of Paris France on August 29 (carrying a German Schmeisser submachinegun or

Credit: Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain A view of Union Place in Spitalfields

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

Credit: Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain A view of Union Place in Spitalfields

October 14 1940 Disaster at Balham Tube station There was huge demand for space on the London underground during the Blitz, probably the safest place to be. Yet nowhere was entirely safe.The Elephant and Castle station was only six stops along the Northern Line from Balham station.

The Elephant and Castle station of London Tube during the air raid. Londoners would use the tube as an air raid shelter if they didn't have one in their garden or one near where they lived - 1940

Victorian portraits .... I don't know what he said to her, but it sure got a reaction! I just love this - puts a smile on my face!

Victorian photo booth

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

LONDON, 1940

LONDON, 1940

1940 Five o'clock tea in the underground shelter during the bombing of London

Tea Time in the Underground during the Blitz, London. (Is this for real, history friends? Nothing gets in the way of tea time.

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