Roger Mayne - Brilliant Post-War Street Photography - Flashbak
Roger Mayne was one of the great British post-war photographers synonymous with street photography in the still war-ravaged London in the 1950s.
1883-1890: Construction of the Forth Bridge
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Liverpool’s ‘May Blitz’
A lot of children were evacuated to the countryside, but my mother would not let me go and decided to move back to Nelson. She went working in the mill weaving. She would work there from early morning until teatime, then rush home and after tea go back to work on munitions until 10 pm.
British Forces - Spitfire down
Supermarine Spitfire V AD591 (UZ-M) Sgt S. Czachla. Ran out of fuel returning from patrol over Dieppe (Jubilee) and crash-landed at residential area of Northolt. Pilot injured. (from FB,John Daly)
Rarely seen color images of London during World War II
The mostly-forgotten Dufaycolor process allowed photographers to capture vivid color images during the 1940s.
First and the worst: Hitler's lethal V-2 rocket, which terrorised Britain but led to mankind's exploration of space, remembered on its 70th anniversary
The world's first long-range combat-ballistic missile, developed in Nazi Germany, was demonstrated for the first time on October 3, 1942.