London Blitz

6 eye-opening images of the aftermath of the london blitz

September 7 marks the 80th anniversary of the infamous German bombing campaign against the UK.

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From September 1940 until May 1941, German forces led nighttime bombing campaigns against London and other British cities, killing tens of thousands of civilians.

Here are 6 photos of the aftermath.

A postman tries to deliver letters to premises in Watling Street in the City, after a night time German air raid, London, May 1941. The dome of St Paul's Cathedral is in the background.

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