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People at entrance of a public shelter watch enemy planes during a daytime raid in London during The Blitz of World War II in 1940. (George Rodger)

prev pinner note: People at entrance of a public shelter watch enemy planes during a daytime raid in London during The Blitz of World War II in (George Rodger)

An army sergeant instructs a group of British women known as the Women’s Guerrilla Corps, 1941.The Women’s Guerrilla Corps consisted of women between the ages of 40 and 60, who were unable to join the other women’s services during the war.

28 Badass Historic Pictures Of Women During WWII

Great Britain, WWII: An army sergeant instructs a group of British women known as the Women’s Guerrilla Corps, The Women’s Guerrilla Corps consisted of women between the ages who were unable to join the other women’s services during the war.

Installing blackout masks on a traffic light during the outbreak of war in London, by William Vandervert (September 1939).

Fitting metal covers on traffic lights,so they can't be seen by enemy planes at night - London - September 1939

evacuation children

A policeman makes sure young evacuees are on the correct train out of London for evacuation, (Press Association). I can't imagine having to make the decision to send my child away during this time without me. How heartbreaking!

A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [736 × 1106]

A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [736 × 1106]

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

c1940: Girl clerks from a London office, working outside in steel helmets, after being forced outside by bomb damage to their building (Photo by Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Clerks from a London office in Brodie helmets, after being forced outdoors by bomb damage to their building, 1940 ~ (Photo by Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images) ~

children of the East End during the London Blitz (George Rodger 1940)

Steel helmets were worn by all who could get them. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II London, 1940 // by George Rodger

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