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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)

The astonishing interactive map that shows every bomb dropped on London during The Blitz

The astonishing interactive map that shows every bomb dropped on London during The Blitz

London bombed 71 times over 57 consecutive nights. Site lists location of almost every bomb dropped.

St. Paul's. London. WWII

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

Spires of St. Paul’s Cathedral seen through the archway of a smoldering ruin after a Nazi incendiary bomb attack on the city. London, December 1940

Hans Wild Spires of St. Paul’s Cathedral seen through the archway of a smoldering ruin after a Nazi incendiary bomb attack on the city. London, December 1940 [From the LIFE magazine Photo Archive]

Historical Times | A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944

A flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [[MORE]] Tokyo_Yosomono: OK the picture was taken on Fleet st right about 62 Fleet St London, England

Bomb Sight is an interactive map of the London WW2 bomb census between 7/10/1940 and 06/06/1941.   You can use the map to explore and search for different bomb locations across London. You can see what type of bomb it was, when it fell, and you can read people’s stories and see historic images that relate the area at the time of the bombing.

World War II - Boys clear rubble and begin to prepare the ground with spade, fork and rake, in order plant beans on a makeshift allotment on a London bomb site. The seeds they will be planting were sent to them from America.

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.

A horse and cart carries crates of eggs, imported from America as part of the Lend-Lease scheme. 1941

1941 Horse & cart carries crates of eggs past ruined buildings by St Paul's Cathedral, destroyed by Luftwäffe Blitz-bombing raids on London

How the ruined streets of London have been transformed since the aftermath of WWII | Telegraph.co.uk.  (Click through for 13 sets of before-and-after photographs taken in the same locations.)

Churchill's London then and now: How London was rebuilt after WWII

Churchill's London then and now: How London was rebuilt after WWII // Telegraph

Metropolitan Police during the Blitz, London, ca.1940’s

Metropolitan Police during the Blitz, London, ca. Reminds me of my gran dad's time in the london police.

Blitz, London. U.K ...the club to be seen and photographed at!    King and queen of the Blitz: Steve Strange wearing PX and Kim Bowen crowned by Stephen Jones titfer in 1980.

King and queen of the Blitz: Steve Strange wearing PX and Kim Bowen crowned by Stephen Jones titfer in Photograph © by Letac / archive

25th, October, 1940, A Bus which fell into a bomb crater in a London street, the front wheels became locked in the hole and the vehicle had to be hauled out (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

October, A Bus which fell into a bomb crater in a London street, the front wheels became locked in the hole and the vehicle had to be hauled out (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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