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This is a nice reproduction of an original WWII photograph showing a RAF Short Sunderland Flying Boat (the contemporary of the US PBY) in original WWII Color. Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Panama Red, Photo Avion, Lancaster Bomber, Flying Boat, Ww2 Planes, War Photography, Royal Air Force

Incredible images reveal life of WWII British bomber

Images show the anti-aircraft guns deployed by German forces during RAF bombing raids, while another shows paratroopers dropping out of a British bomber as part of a training exercise.

WWII - Civilians sleeping in their make shift bomb bunkers in The London Underground. Can you imagine how uncomfortable that must have been, sleeping on a metal escalator? London History, British History, World History, World War Ii, London Underground, Vintage London, Old London, Old Photos, Vintage Photos

Once Upon a Time in War

War is a horribly fascinating thing, however much man may hate it.

An poster sized print, approx mm) (other products available) - October St Paul& Cathedral after a direct hit during the blitz in London. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images) - Image supplied by Fine Art Storehouse - poster sized print mm) made in the UK London History, British History, Asian History, Tudor History, Le Blitz, Blitz London, Fosse Commune, Battle Of Britain, Old London

St Paul's Cathedral after a direct hit during the blitz in London.

St Paul's Cathedral after a direct hit during the blitz in London. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Shelter Photographs Taken In London By Bill Brandt, November Liverpool Street Underground Station Shelter: A family sleeps in the underground tunnel; Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Vintage London, Old London, South London, London History, British History

SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

D 1582. Liverpool Street Underground Station Shelter: A family sleeps in the underground tunnel; even the girl's doll has its own improvised bed.

Roger Mayne Boy on a Bombsite, Waverley Walk, Harrow Road area, A beautiful interpretation of the effects of war on children. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, War Photography, Vintage Photography, Roger Mayne, Fotojournalismus, Theme Tattoo, Street Photographers

Roger Mayne -street photographer

Having explored the work of Doisneau and Ronis , I thought I should tackle a British ‘street’ photographer -Roger Mayne. Some of the quotes have been taken from the Victoria and Albert …

Londoners sleep in Picccadilly Underground Station during the Blitz - 28 September 1940 London History, British History, World History, World War Ii, Vintage London, Old London, Blitz London, Old Photos, Vintage Photos

September 28, 1940: Radio Belgique Begins

Saturday 28 September 1940 Piccadilly Underground Station, 28 September 1940. Battle of Britain: Weather is good on 28 September 1940, but the Luftwaffe is licking its wounds from the 27th. Once again, the Luftwaffe brass fine-tunes its strategy. Large formations of hundreds of bombers have been attracting massive responses from RAF Fighter Command to the Luftwaffe's detriment because half the German forces are ponderous bombers which make easy targets. Why it has taken the Luftwaffe this…

WWII: The morning after a direct hit by a high explosive bomb on St. Matthew's Hospital, Shoreditch, in London, on Oct. In spite of the night's experiences nurses are on the job rescuing blankets and other bedding from among the debris. British History, Women In History, World History, World War Ii, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, D Day Photos, Vintage Nurse

'WWII London Hospital Bomb Damage' Photographic Print | AllPosters.com

The morning after a direct hit had been scored by a high explosive bomb on St. Matthew's Hospital, Shoreditch, in London, on Oct. 9, 1940. In spite of the night's experiences nurses are on the job rescuing blankets and other bedding from among the debris.

Children sleep safe between the rails at an Underground Station during the Blitz London History, British History, Women In History, World History, London Underground Tube, The Blitz, War Photography, Old London, Kids Sleep

Aldwych recreates spirit and terror of the Blitz

A disused Underground station that was used as an air raid shelter during the Blitz is to reopen to mark the 70th anniversary of the aerial attack on London.

Abandoned Child, by Toni Frissell. Battersea, England, 1945 From Toni Frissell: Photographs World History, World War Ii, History Pics, Uk History, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos

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St Paul's cathedral, standing tall as London burns after the worst single night's bombing of the Blitz. 29 December 1940 was the worst night of the Blitz. More than fires broke out, including one which covered half a square mile. Fleet Street, The Blitz, London History, British History, Modern History, Iconic Photos, Old Photos, Famous Photos, London Photos

Most Famous/iconic photographs in history

Does anyone else enjoy photogtaphy? I've been looking at some of the most iconic photographs of all time, and I have a few favourites. I'll share thr

London’s Liverpool Street Station acting as an underground shelter during the Blitz, Bill Brandt World History, World War Ii, Photos Du, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Underground Shelter, London Underground, Liverpool Street

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Faces of The Blitz and England in World War 2 Photos): - Flashbak London History, British History, Women In History, Asian History, Tudor History, Modern History, Grosse Fatigue, London Underground Train, The Blitz

Faces of The Blitz and England in World War 2 (40 Photos): 1940-1944 - Flashbak

The Blitz (short for Blitzkrieg, German for "lightning war") began on 7 September 1940, with more than 300 bombers involved. The attacks started on the East End before moving to central London. In total, 430 were killed and 1,600 badly injured that day...

Boy sitting on a sea mine, Kent, England, History Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Portraits Victoriens, Naval, Fukushima

WWII Photo British Boy Eating Ice Cream Naval Mine WW2 B&W World War Two / 8005 | eBay

This is a nice reproduction of an original World War Two photograph showing a young boy sitting on a German naval mine which has washed up on shore in England.