The Battle of Britain
Aircraft spotter on the roof of a building in London. St. Paul's Cathedral is in the background.
306-NT-901B-3. National Archives Identifier: 541899
" Standing up gloriously out of the flames and smoke of surrounding buildings, St. Paul's Cathedral is pictured during the great fire raid of Sunday December 29th."
1940. 306-NT-3173V. National Archives Identifier: 541922
" Over 800 firemen and members of the London Auxiliary Fire Fighting Services, including many women, combined in a war exercise over the ground covered by Greenwich (London) Fire Station."
Ca. July 1939. 306-NT-901-19. National Archives Identifier: 541892
" Children of an eastern suburb of London, who have been made homeless by the random bombs of the Nazi night raiders, waiting outside the wreckage of what was their home."
September 1940. 306-NT-3163V. National Archives Identifier: 541920
" Two bewildered old ladies stand amid the leveled ruins of the almshouse which was Home; until Jerry dropped his bombs. Total war knows no bounds. Almshouse bombed Feb. 10, Newbury, Berks., England."
Naccarata, February 11, 1943. 111-SC-178801. National Archives Identifier: 531162
Life in London during the war. View of a V-1 rocket in flight.
1944. 306-NT-3157V. National Archives Identifier: 541919
The pictures described in this list are from the holdings of the Still Picture Branch (NNSP) of the National Archives and Records Administration.
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