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London during the Blitz - a street near the Tower.

East London suffered extensive bombing raids by the Luftwaffe during the 1941 blitz (Tower of London in the background)

German bombers raid London by moonlight, October 15, 1940    Burning buildings after a Blitz air raid, near St.Paul’s Cathedral in the City of London

German bombers raid London by moonlight, October 1940 Burning buildings after a Blitz air raid, near St.Paul& Cathedral in the City of London

WW2 ¥ (1940s) Bomb damage in Trafalgar Square.

On the night of the October 1941 several bombs hit in the area of Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery was hit and what may have been a bomb from the same stick of bombs hit the roadway above Trafalgar Square Underground Station.

London Blitz WWII.  St. Paul's

Luftwaffe Aerial Archive of Great Britain & Ireland 1939 - 1942 - Nigel J Clarke Publications. "Luftwaffe Aerial Archive of Great Britain & Ireland" 1939 - 1942

"Tower Bridge silhouetted against the fires burning on London's docks, ignited during German air raid attack on the city", by William Vandivert, September 1940 [1095 × 1280]

"Tower Bridge silhouetted against the fires burning on London's docks, ignited during German air raid attack on the city", by William Vandivert, September 1940 [1095 × 1280]

"Tower Bridge silhouetted against the fires burning on London’s docks, ignited during German air raid attack on the city", by William Vandivert, September 1940 ×

wartime wedding

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.

Despite the bombing, business as usual...Get up, get dressed, do what you need to do. C'est la vie.

Despite the intensive Luftwäffe bombing raids over London, business carries on as normal .

A huge crater was made in a road at Elephant & Castle, London on September 7, 1940, after a night raid on London .

Air raid caused only road damage at Elephant and Castle road London the previous night Sep 7 1940

London underground

People shelter and sleep on the platform and on the train tracks, in Aldwych Underground Station, London, after sirens sounded to warn of German bombing raids, on October 1940

London,circa 1940: Fire rages in London shops and business premises on Ludgate Hill near St. Paul's after heavy bombing raids (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

London,circa Fire rages in London shops and business premises on Ludgate Hill near St. Paul's after heavy bombing raids (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

In the shadow of St. Paul’s. The Blitz, London, 1940.   Unattributed

The London Blitz. Still standing after endless German bombings, St. Paul's remained a beacon of hope, miracle and wonder in the dark days of WWII.

Removal of bomb from Brixton Hill, London. WW2

Take a look at the Removal of bomb from Brixton Hill, London. - Removal of bomb from Brixton Hill' prints from Mirror Photos

Airraid 1944

WWII - Civilians sleeping in the Underground, their make shift bomb bunker inLondon.don't imagine sleeping on an escalator was too comfortable!

Remains of St Bride's Church, after Nazi attack 1941 London - St Bride's Church had been rebuilt to the designs of Sir Christopher Wren following the Great Fire of London.

Remains of St Bride's Church, after Nazi attack 1941 London - St Bride's Church…

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