Some of London's Railway arches had now been adopted as public air raid shelters. With the basic provision of beds and toilets, they were more comfortable than many other air raid shelters. But very few shelters were safe from a direct hit.
A priest, probably Father Dixon, stands in the roofless shell of St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral, on the corner of St George's Road and Lambeth Road in Southwark, South East London. The Cathedral was severely damaged by an incendiary bomb attack in