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
A portrait by Cecil Beaton of the pilot and co-pilot of a Wellington bomber of No. 149 Squadron in 1941.
The Royal Air Force: The rear gunner in his position in a Wellington bomber.
The western bell towers of St Paul's Cathedral in London seen through an archway after the heavy incendiary raid of 29 December 1940.
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.