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141. Con Shipton of the Deptford Light Rescue Service.
*Con Shipton of the Deptford Light Rescue Service.All members of light rescue parties were taught to cut off supplies of gas, water and electricity to damaged buildings. They were also trained in...
142. Clearing bomb damaged buildings on South Molton Street.
*Clearing bomb damaged buildings on South Molton Street.Between September 1940 and May 1941, 1.4 million Londoners were bombed out of their homes. This photograph shows two civil defence workers clearing...
143. City of London presentation sword awarded to Admiral Jellicoe, 1920.
*City of London presentation sword awarded to Admiral Jellicoe, 1920.This presentation sword was awarded by the Corporation of London to Admiral Sir John Rushworth Jellicoe (1859-1935), in recognition of his services...
144. Civil Defence and Food Office staff preparing food.
*Civil Defence and Food Office staff preparing food.Beef, pork and lamb were all rationed and very difficult to get hold of during World War II. People had to be inventive with their sources of food...
145. A barrage balloon, by WL Wyllie.
*A barrage balloon, by WL Wyllie.Barrage balloons were used as an anti-aircraft device over London during the Second World War. When the Blitz started they were flown by two...
 
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