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Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War and became magazine cover girl dies aged 91

Maureen Dunlop de Popp, a female pilot who flew Spitfires, Lancasters and Hurricanes during the Second World War, has died aged 91. Dunlop joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots based at White Waltham in Berkshire who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft between factories and military airfields across the country.


George Rodger G.B. ENGLAND. London. Air-raid Warden phones from shattered booth after a bombing raid. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II in 1939-40. 1940


Slogans for World War Terrible Two's by R is for Hoppit

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Letters from the Blitz: Memoirs of the Second World War

Wartime Bride Sets Out For Church - 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.


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.


'ave a banana!' Bethnal Green, East London in 1946. Smiling women queuing for the much awaited bananas which have been scarce since the beginning of the Second World War.


Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex


Tallest German surrenders to short soldier in Second World War picture

Tallest German surrenders to short soldier in World War Two picture


Late Era, Golfian Lancaster Bomber


Second World War: evacuating London

Boy evacuees with gas masks; Second World War: evacuating London