Friday, July 10, 2015

Rare colour photographs from London in World War Two // Battle of Britain fighter jets flypast marks 75th anniversary – video

The blitz: rare colour photographs – in pictures

As the 75th anniversary of the blitz – Germany’s sustained bombing campaign of the UK in the second world war – approaches, these beautiful and striking pictures show the famous bombsites, the tin helmets, the victory rolls and the carry-on spirit

An Auxiliary Territorial Service spotter with binoculars at an anti-aircraft command post, December 1942