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Cupboard Shelter, December 1943. A day nursery in the East End of London shelters children in a linen cupboard during an air raid. Some homes had Morrison shelters – a steel table with wire mesh sides - where they took cover during raids whilst others put up Anderson shelters in their gardens. Regular practices were held and schoolchildren were drilled in the use of gas masks.

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from Mail Online

Michael Aspel among two thousand WW2 children evacuees reunited 70 years later

Two thousand WWII children evacuees reunite 70 years later - Families were split up as three million children were given their rations and sent on trains out of the cities and, hopefully, to safety as the Second World War began. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1210474/Two-thousand-WW2-children-evacuees-reunite-70-years-later

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Tallest German surrenders to short soldier in Second World War picture

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Mrs. Caroline Roberts of 22 Lindfield street, Poplar, London seen here in November 1940 feeding cats made homeless by the Nazi bombing raids

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from The Huffington Post

11 Striking Images That Show D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together - The former Juno Beach D-Day landing zone, where Canadian forces once came ashore, in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France. Once a scene of death and destruction, now a tourist's paradise.

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from Mail Online

The British people's greatest day: Cynics will say it's time to move on. But today raise a glass to the sheer ingenuity, courage and bloody mindedness of Britons like Stan Hollis, who turned a potential disaster into awesome victory

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from The Huffington Post

11 Striking Images That Show D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

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