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Britain WWI | ... : reliving life on the home front in the Second World War - Telegraph

The People's War: reliving life on the home front in the Second World War

Britain WWI | ... : reliving life on the home front in the Second World War - Telegraph

Anderson shelter

WWII -- family inside their earth-covered backyard Anderson shelter during the Blitz - London - 1940

Aces in the pack: Flanked by Spitfires and Hurricanes at Duxford, 17 of the last remaining Battle of Britain pilots line up for the camera  ...article contains names and bios

The last of the glorious Few 70 years on: In 1940, their planes and their courage was all that stood between Britain and Nazi domination

Aces in the pack: Flanked by Spitfires and Hurricanes at Duxford, 17 of the last remaining Battle of Britain pilots line up for the camera .article contains names and bios

An RAF control room for one of the sector stations during the Battle of Britain. Without these control rooms to direct the squadrons the battle could easily have been lost.

An RAF control room for one of the sector stations during the Battle of Britain. Without these control rooms to direct the squadrons the battle could easily have been lost.

Squadron Leader Douglas Bader DSO (front centre) with some of the Canadian pilots of his Squadron, 242 (Canadian) Squadron, grouped around his Hurricane fighter aircraft at Duxford, Cambridgeshire - Battle of Britain - 1940

609 Squadron RAF, Biggin Hill, Kent, England, with mascots -  Battle of Britain 1940

tuscany villa rentals cheap 609 Squadron RAF, Biggin Hill, Kent, England, with mascots - February 1941

Pilots of RAF 601 Squadron - Battle of Britain - 1940

British Hurricane pilots, It was men like this, with an average age of 20 years, who helped hold off the Nazi invasion when Britain stood alone. Winston Churchill stated, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

WWII. Londoners off to their work after large bombing raid of 29 December 1941. The streets still full with fire hoses.

WWII, battle for United Kingdom. Londoners off to their work after large bombing raid of 29 December The streets still full with fire hoses.

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