History of War

CAPITAL UNDER ASSAULT

Source:   Firefighters work to put out blazes on Queen Victoria Street on the night of 10 May 1941. 1,486 people were killed and 11,000 houses were destroyed that night  

This iconic photograph depicts an undamaged St Paul’s Cathedral surrounded by smoke and bomb damage during the night of 29 December 1940. The image became the most recognised symbol of

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