The western bell towers of St Paul's Cathedral in London seen through an archway after the heavy incendiary raid of 29 December 1940.
Two Battle of Britain fighter pilots, Flight Lieutenant Brian Kingcome (left), commanding officer of No 92 Squadron RAF and his wingman, Flying Officer Geoffrey Wellum, next to a Spitfire at RAF Biggin Hill, Kent, 1941
Christmas dinner for children in a home for evacuees at Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, 1941.
A female member of Air Raid Precautions staff applies her lipstick between emergency calls.
Cecil Beaton portrait of a British tank driver peering out of his Grant tank in North Africa, 1942.
Cecil Beaton portrait photograph of a Royal Air Force officer in the Western Desert, 1942.
A Cecil Beaton portrait of a member of the Women's Royal Naval Service equipped for gardening duties.