Letters from the Blitz: Memoirs of the Second World War
Miss Ena Squire-Brown, an international dancer famed for her Dove Dance, leaves her recently bombed home for St. George's Church in Forest Hill, to marry Royal Air Force flying officer J.C. Martin. London, 1940. True British 'grit' :0)
Thornton Force, Yorkshire The best of the many waterfalls found near Ingleton, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, Thornton Force plunges 46ft in to the River Twiss. The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, a 4.5-mile circular path, takes in Thornton and several other falls.
Colorized images show the Allied invasion as you've never seen it
US Army soldiers use a jeep to move a Very Low Altitude (VLA) antiaircraft balloon during a training exercise in southern England before D-Day, circa May 1944. Blimps were used to defend against dive bombers by blocking their path to fighter jets which in turn forced enemy planes to fly higher which put them in the range of anti-aircraft fire
Scale Force, Cumbria The highest waterfall in the Lake District, Scale Beck lies south of Crummock Water, close to the village of Buttermere. Wordsworth described it as "a fine chasm, with a lofty, though but slender, fall of water." It can be reached from the Buttermere National Trust car park,