In 1951, just six years after WW2, Britain’s towns and cities still showed the scars of war that remained a constant reminder of the turmoil of the previous years.
A Phoenix Rising from the Ashes
In the early hours of 30th December 1940, Herbert Mason, a photographer for the Daily Mail newspaper went up on to the roof of his offices on Tudor Street (just off Fleet Street) and took a photo looking east at St Paul’s Cathedral.
Winston Churchill & the Exploding Chocolate!
A historic letter found a few years ago indicates the Nazis plan to assassinate Sir Winston Churchill with a bar of exploding chocolate.
WW2 bombs on the foreshore!
Thousands of Incendiary bombs fell on London during the Blitz (7 Sept 1940 – 11 May 1941) of WW2