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1946 London's West End and one of the last Hansome Cabs

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A 22,000lb 'Grand Slam' falls away from an Avro Lancaster of No. 617 Squadron RAF during an attack on the viaduct at Arnsberg, Germany, 19 March 1945.

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WWII Poster from London. http://society6.com/tamedblossom/The-Underground_Print#1=45

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Bentley with a Spitfire engine

Unique, bespoke Bentley with a 27-ltre Rolls-Royce Meteor engine (Which, to be technically correct, ISN'T from a Spitfire, like the ever-so-reliable Daily Mail says - the Meteor was the un-supercharged version as used in Tanks)

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from Mail Online

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.

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This way to the Air Raid Shelter ~ London Underground - not my London thank God, but my poor mother and her family (along with thousands of others) had to sleep there.

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from Mail Online

Jobs for the girls: Amazing vintage photographs provide a vivid snapshot of working life for British women during World War Two

Jobs for the girls: Other naval roles available to women included working as motor transport drivers, although as this image shows, that often included doing repairs

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Motorbikes inside the hold of the SS Thistlegorm, a British Merchant Navy ship that sank a...

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Dustcart, c. 1910 [ London UK ] So many horse and carts passed our house every week.

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