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'A book of heroes': Volume of 107 Battle of Britain pilot signatures goes on sale

A famous image of the bombing of London, a Heinkel III bomber over the Thames, taken from another German bomber at 6.48pm on the 7th September 1940

The City of London, July 1948 (taken from the top of St Paul's looking East) This image shows the now demolished barrel roof of Cannon Street station train shed (centre), the Monument and Tower Bridge.

Adolf Hitler's Christmas party in Munich, 1941. Merry Christmas everyone! #wwii #ww2 #war #worldwar #worldwartwo #worldwarii #worldwar2 #german #germany #germans #deutsch #deutsche #deutscher #deutschland #hitler #christmas #party #merry #merrychristmas #1941 #1940s #munich #münchen #dinner #ss

From December 1941 all women aged 18 to 50, except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among the most neglected aspect of WW2.The factories were the target of enemy bombers & their homes were near those factories.They worked long hours, spent nights in air raid shelters & survived under food and fuel rationing conditions.

27 December 1940 worldwartwo.filminspector.com San Bernardino Sun

22 December 1940 worldwartwo.filminspector.com Manchester Blitz

26 December 1940 worldwartwo.filminspector.com Admiral Scheer