A selection of boxes containing children's gas masks hang in the entrance to the basement air raid shelter of the 'Foster Parents Plan for War Children' nursery, in Hampstead.
Members of the London Fire Brigade train their hoses on burning buildings in Queen Victoria Street, EC4, after the last and heaviest major raid mounted on the capital during the 'Blitz'.
Members of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) move a torpedo for loading into a submarine at Portsmouth, 29 September 1943.
A member of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) working at a milling machine in the Royal Navy depot at Greenock, 22 March 1943.
A Cecil Beaton portrait of a member of the Women's Royal Naval Service equipped for gardening duties.
Londoners sleeping in the passageway of a London Underground station, probably Aldwych, in November 1940.
The ruins of the Great Synagogue in Dukes Place, London, which was destroyed by an air raid on the evening of Saturday 10 May 1941.
Rachel Bingham of the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS) serves tea from her mobile canteen in London during 1941.