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The Sheraton-Mt. Royal – and several other properties across Canada – housed Trans-Canada Air Lines ticket offices along with hotel guests. Court trajet: l’hôtel Sheraton-Mt. Royal – et plusieurs autres hôtels à travers le pays – avaient une billeterie sur place Air Canada pour des réservations illico. Photo courtesy of Air Canada Archives. / Photo gracieuseté des Archives Air Canada. See more from our September 2012 issue.Découvrez le reste de notre numéro de septembre 2012.

12th May 1941: Buildings devastated during air raids near the dome of St Paul's Cathedral in the City. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Sheltering from the Blitz, October 5, 1940. Women, girls and babies (lying on the shelf) wait in an air raid shelter run by the Salvation Army in Clapton, east London, during the Blitz.

from the Guardian

60 years since the great smog of London - in pictures

This picture was taken at sunset from the top of Westminster Cathedral in 1953. London faced another killer smog in 1953 after 48 hours of fog trapped the smoke belching from millions of London's chimney pots

Elephant and Castle Underground Station during WW2 (1940) There was huge demand for space on the London underground during the Blitz, probably the safest place to be. Yet nowhere was entirely safe.The Elephant and Castle station was only six stops along the Northern Line from Balham station.

“Battle of Britain. Children in an English bomb shelter.” England, 1940-41 From British Information Service/U.S. Office of War Information

SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940. A row of shelterers lie asleep in a North London air raid shelter. The wall against which they are resting their heads is actually that of the latrines!