Living in the Blitz

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Re: Living in the Blitz

Postby kiwi » Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:00 am

City bomb damage, wreck lighters raising the tug 'Naga', Tower Bridge, 12th July 1944  X.jpg
City bomb damage, wreck lighters raising the tug 'Naga', Tower Bridge,12th July 1944.

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Re: Living in the Blitz

Postby kiwi » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:46 pm

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Women Working in A Boot Repairing Factory Old Kent Road, World War 1, 1914-1918.
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Female workers cutting leather for army boots in the Royal Army Clothing Department, Old Kent Road, 1914-1918

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Re: Living in the Blitz

Postby kiwi » Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:24 am

The day after the Luftwaffe night raid on Surrey Dockyards London Sep 7 1940.   X.jpg
The day after the Luftwaffe night raid on Surrey Dockyards London Sep 7 1940.

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Re: Living in the Blitz

Postby kiwi » Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:53 am

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SURREY DOCKS – 1940 Fire at Surrey Commercial Docks, Rotherhithe on Sept. 7, 1940, the first day of the Blitz.

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Re: Living in the Blitz

Postby kiwi » Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:57 am

I think this is possible where the Surrey Docks Farm is now? (2017).
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Ambulance shelter at the Receiving Station Southwark.

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Re: Living in the Blitz

Postby kiwi » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:51 am

Schooling was disrupted not only by the evacuations and frequent moves, but also by the threat of bombs. Here, students and teachers from a school in Bermondsey in South London strive for a sense of normalcy. The photo, taken on March 29, 1941, shows students participating in a reading and discussion group.
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1941

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Re: Living in the Blitz

Postby kiwi » Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:08 pm

Originally Posted by paperboy 2015.
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Guards of the Household Brigade. 1914.

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Re: Living in the Blitz

Postby kiwi » Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:58 am

Elephant and Castle London Underground Station Shelter: People sleeping on the crowded platform of Elephant and Castle tube station while taking shelter from German air raids during the London Blitz.
Elephant and Castle London Underground Station Shelter, Elephant and Castle tube station while taking shelter from German air raids during the London Blitz..jpg

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Re: Living in the Blitz

Postby kiwi » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:54 am

BLACKFRIARS ROAD 1940 Aftermath of a high explosive bomb in Blackfriars Road, London, on 24 October 1940. There is visible damage to the train bridge between London Bridge and Waterloo stations, and to two trams travelling under the bridge.
The Ring Public House out of the picture to the left.
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