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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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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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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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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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Wartime spy finally accepts she is a French heroine

Phyllis Latour Doyle, a 93-year-old former British spy who was parachuted behind enemy lines in occupied Normandy

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U.K. A photograph of a group of children drawing with chalk on the pavement, taken in London, November 1941 // by D H Calcraft for the Daily Herald.

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Bing, the dog of war who parachuted into France to become a D-Day hero

He must have looked a fearsome sight as he parachuted into the heart of occupied Europe. Para-dog Bing's keen eyes scoured the battlefield for enemy troops and was poised to hit the ground running.

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Poppy Suncatchers for Preschoolers

Easy DIY Poppy Suncatchers - this is a great Remembrance Day Activity for Preschoolers. It looks really effective and is a great way to start a conversation about Remembrance Day and why we observe it!

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