Drinking tea in London during the Blitz, June 1941.

A woman drinking tea in the aftermath of a German bombing raid during the London Blitz. 52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever

Despite being in near ruins thanks to nightly visits from the Luftwaffe, a rare services, like this one here, were still held in the shell of the Coventry Cathedral after its gutting by fire during the Blitz, 1944

UK: Despite being in near ruins thanks to nightly visits from the Luftwaffe, a rare service, like this one, were still held in the shell of the Coventry Cathedral after its gutting by fire during the Blitz, 1944

Children, made homeless during The Blitz, have a cuppa. WWII

Children drink tea in the ruins of London. The Blitz, WWII.

London, Paddington Station, 1940. School boys with gas masks evacuated by train as bombing raids intensify. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II.

London, Paddington Station, 1940 - school boys being evacuated by train as bombing raids intensified - Life in London during The Blitz of World War II from Inknscroll.

During the Blitz, many children were evacuated out of the cities to safer places in the country, these children here, from East London, seemed to be checking out their curious identification labels.

During the Blitz, many children were evacuated out of the cities to safer places in the country, these children here, from East London, seemed to be checking out their curious identification labels. ~~~~ love the little pointy hats!

London During The Blitz - East Enders made homeless. Photo Fred Ramage. @designerwallace

London During The Blitz

London During The Blitz: East Londoners are made homeless during German air raids on London. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images).

A British shopkeeper hanging up a sign during the Blitz which reads, “Business as usual Mr. Hitler.” London, England - 1940 ...

A British shopkeeper hanging up a sign during the Blitz which reads, “Business as usual Mr.” London, England - 1940 (Photo by George Rodger) This is EXACTLY why should never be declared a national holiday. BUSINESS AS USUAL, AL QAEDA!

Released to the world in 2009, this undated photo shows the Blitz rescue dog known as Rip as he rescued a trapped victim from a bombed out building in London. Rip was a stray dog who became something of a War hero after being found homeless and starving during a bombing raid on London.

War rescue dog Rip rescuing a trapped victim from a bombed building in Poplar, London, U. Rip was a stray dog who became a World War II hero after being found homeless and starving in a bombing raid in London.

The wreckage of a bus, which was blasted against a house in London during The Blitz, 9th September 1940.

London double decker bus rest against a building ruined by a German air raid, Sep Passengers and driver escaped in time because they responded immediately to air raid sirens.

A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, 1940.

This is the photo that would trigger vertigo in most people! A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, The question is: how did he climb up there?

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