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Scenes From The London Blitz - Now and Then

In this digital composite image a comparison has been made between a London scene during the Blitz of 1940-1941 and present day, to remember the 75th anniversary of the end of the Blitz in London on May 11, 2016. *** FILE PHOTO (#2669164) - Soldiers help to clear the debris of Bank Underground Station, in front of The Royal Exchange, London, the morning after receiving a direct hit during the Blitz. The slogan 'Dig For Victory' adorns the Exchange. (Photo by H F Davis/Getty Images) *** (#528814606) LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 25: A street scene at Bank junction in front of the Royal Exchange on April 25, 2016 in London, England. The Blitz aerial bombing offensive lasted for eight months during the early stages of the Second World War, including 57 consecutive nights of raids on the city of London. On the evening of Saturday May 10, 1941 the Luftwaffe mounted its last major bombing raid of the Blitz on London, known as 'The Longest Night', bringing to an end a deadly campaign that killed over 20,000 people in the capitol, left another 1.5 million Londoners homeless and changed the London landscape more than at any time since the Great Fire of 1666. The British fortitude and defiance amidst such chaos gave rise to the term 'Blitz spirit'. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)
Scenes From The London Blitz - Now and Then
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Credits:
Jim Dyson / Staf
Redactioneel nr.:
529085420
Collectie:
Getty Images News
Gemaakt op:
08 mei 2016
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Bron:
Getty Images Europe
Naam materiaal:
90434395
Max. bestandsgrootte:
3000 x 2000 px (25,40 x 16,93 cm) - 300 dpi - 2 MB