The London We Once knew

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A female air-warden carries a little girl after she had been rescued from her bombed home. England, The Second World War. IWM

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A female air-warden carries a little girl after she had been rescued from her bombed home. England, The Second World War.
IWM

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A policeman sounds the air raid warning in London, reminding citizens to get to shelter, 1939. IWM

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A policeman sounds the air raid warning in London, reminding citizens to get to shelter, 1939.
IWM

A bromide print photograph entitled ‘London Buses’, by Ward Muir, 1916. The photograph shows early motor buses operated by the London General Omnibus Company.(via London)

A bromide print photograph entitled ‘London Buses’, by Ward Muir, 1916. The photograph shows early motor buses operated by the London General Omnibus Company.(via London)

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Londoners walk through the rubble of their city to get to work. The Blitz, 1940. Getty

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Londoners walk through the rubble of their city to get to work. The Blitz, 1940.
Getty

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An air-raid warden phones from a shattered booth after a bombing raid. London, 1940. George Rodger

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An air-raid warden phones from a shattered booth after a bombing raid. London, 1940.
George Rodger