Air raid warden poster At the beginning of the war Air Raid Wardens were often seen as unnecessarily officious and interfering. Attitudes changed as the bombing became more intense and there were eventually nearly million voluntary unpaid wardens.
London children evacuee - Clementine and her brothers would have been around this age when they were shipped off to a new home in the countryside. What a frightening time for young ones and for some, exciting?
German soldier setting a fuse on a shell, on the western front, Germany's victory in France in 1940 followed the 'Phoney War, (September 1939-April 1940) and the German breakthrough accomplished at great speed meant France was forced to surrender in June 1940, pin by Paolo Marzioli