Blazing Ruins

Central Press1940-09-09

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9th September 1940: Firemen putting out fires amidst the rubble of a Central London estate, after a particularly destructive World War II bombing raid. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)


  • Title: Blazing Ruins
  • Creator: Central Press
  • Date Created: 1940-09-09
  • Date Published: 2004-03-10
  • Provenance: Hulton Archive
  • Subject Keywords: Group, Debris, Signs and Symbols, Outs, Putting, Destruction, Garden Hose, Vertical, Grounds, Black And White, War, Bomb Damage, Human Role, Firefighter, UK, England, Street, Bad Condition, Fire, Water, Smoke, Natural Disaster, Inner London, Emergencies and Disasters, Stealing, Rubble, Bombing, Males, Home Front, World War II, 1940-1949

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