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From a sweetheart's tears at Paddington to gravestone-jumping street urchins of Glasgow's slums: Striking images of celebrated WWII photographer Bert Hardy

A woman bids farewell at Paddington Station in 1942 as her child is evacuated during the Blitz - by Bert Hardy.

'Rip' the dog and ARP Warden Angelus visit an air raid shelter in Poplar, London, December 1941. Rip was very popular with the children in the shelter.

Stunning Urban Photographs

Erik Trent is a talented self-taught photographer and creative director based out of Dallas, who loves to design, explore & travel. “I spend most of my free time traveling and immersing myself …

Aldwych tube station, East London. 1940. The government initially tried to prevent Tube stations being used as air raid shelters. However, Londoners persisted and 79 stations were used as shelters. Aldwych station was closed and converted into a permanent shelter.

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Tea being served to evacuated troops in a train at Addison Road station, London, 31 May 1940.

SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940. Shelterers sleep on the benches which line the wall of this London trench shelter. The shelter had been flooded due to heavy rain and a few boards have been placed along the floor to help shelterers avoid the puddles. In the background, the First Aid cabinet can be seen.