A fireman of the National Fire Service slides down the fireman's pole at Fulham Fire Station during a large-scale Civil Defence training exercise in 1942.
Auxiliary Fireman Brian Gilks carries a casualty as he leaves a bomb-damaged building during a 'shout' somewhere in London during 1940.
Wardens 'rescue' a young boy from the rubble and debris next to a bomb-damaged house in Fulham during a Civil Defence exercise in 1942.
A customer tries on a new hat in the millinery department of Bourne and Hollingsworth on London's Oxford Street in 1942.
Londoners spending the night in a tunnel of the London Underground network, probably at Aldwych, in November 1940.
Homeless and orphaned children settle down to sleep in the air raid shelter at John Keble Church, Mill Hill, London during the Blitz in 1940.
Civil Defence wardens and a member of the American Ambulance Great Britain search amongst rubble for salvageable items following a V1 Flying Bomb strike in Upper Norwood, south London during 1944.