Volunteers prepare to distribute tea to people taking shelter in North London.
One badly damaged house still stands amidst the piles of timber and rubble following an air raid on Queen’s Road, Aston, Birmingham, on 11 December 1940.
A bus lies in a crater in Balham, south London, after a bombing raid.
A woman sleeps on a bed made on top of a row of barrels in the cellar of a wine merchant’s in East London in 1940.
Buildings in Manchester burn after an air raid on the night of 23 December 1940.
St Paul’s Cathedral seen through smoke caused by a bombing raid on London in December 1940.
A naval rating collects bread for his mess from the battleship’s bakery, November 1942.
Wives and sweethearts visit on board the SS Empire Faithbefore the ship heads out to sea again, 16 February 1943.
A view of bomb damage in the area around St Paul’s Cathedral, 1944.
Armourers of the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) re-arm a Hawker Hurricane aircraft at the Fleet Air Arm airfield at Yeovilton, Somerset, 2 September 1943.