London during the Blitz. Sleeping on platforms of the London Underground was one of the ways citizens stayed safe while bombs fell on London above ground.

London during the Blitz. Sleeping on platforms of the London Underground was one of the ways citizens stayed safe while bombs fell on London above ground.

Christmas in an air raid shelter, 1940. This little girl has decorations and presents around her bed.

Christmas in an air raid shelter, 1940. This little girl has decorations and presents around her bed.

East london - World War II -- pacifism isolationism histclo.com743 × 1107Search by image Figure 1.-- Pacifists and anti-war crusaders congratluate themselves on their moral superiority. They exerted considerable influence in Britain and France during the 1920s and the 1930s. The image here shows the result Google Search

East london - World War II -- pacifism isolationism histclo.com743 × 1107Search by image Figure 1.-- Pacifists and anti-war crusaders congratluate themselves on their moral superiority. They exerted considerable influence in Britain and France during the 1920s and the 1930s. The image here shows the result Google Search

Guerre de 14-18. "A un moment donné, le seul moyen de communication qu'ils (les vétérans) aient, c'est les larmes. Ils ne peuvent plus raconter". Maire de Craonne, Noël Genteur dans "CO2 Mon Amour" du 08/11/14 ("Le chemin des dames, vu par le maire de Craonne, maraîcher bio"). WWI image. Sources ? Clic 2X pour écouter.

CO2 mon amour par Denis Cheissoux

Guerre de 14-18. "A un moment donné, le seul moyen de communication qu'ils (les vétérans) aient, c'est les larmes. Ils ne peuvent plus raconter". Maire de Craonne, Noël Genteur dans "CO2 Mon Amour" du 08/11/14 ("Le chemin des dames, vu par le maire de Craonne, maraîcher bio"). WWI image. Sources ? Clic 2X pour écouter.

Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but  no other day produced  such appalling losses

Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses

Colonel Philip R Robertson, commanding officer of the 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) returning from a tour of his unit's positions in waterlogged trenches at Bois Grenier in January 1915.

Colonel Philip R Robertson, commanding officer of the 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) returning from a tour of his unit's positions in waterlogged trenches at Bois Grenier in January 1915.

On this day 13th September, 1940 Buckingham Palace was bombed during the Blitz, on 16 separate occasions bombs were dropped on the palace, nine of which were direct hits ( Photo:Bomb damage outside Buckingham Palace, September 1940)

On this day 13th September, 1940 Buckingham Palace was bombed during the Blitz, on 16 separate occasions bombs were dropped on the palace, nine of which were direct hits ( Photo:Bomb damage outside Buckingham Palace, September 1940)

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