Family listens to radio-There were strict penalties for listening to foreign broadcasts during the war. Nevertheless, especially as the war wore on, many people risked imprisonment, and even sometimes death, to tune in to broadcasts from outside Germany. The BBC was especially popular.The Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda funded theatre performances and the making of films, which increased considerably their control over what was performed and screened.
London in the 1920's —
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Boys from Brixton, England collect firewood (1941)
Miss Ena Squire-Brown, an international dancer (famed for her Dove Dance) leaving her recently bombed London home for St. George’s Church in Forest Hill, to marry Royal Air Force flying officer J.C. Martin in 1940
Late 1930's / early 1940's Listening to the Wireless. Note each person is holding a gas mask.
Milkmen deliver the morning round along a rubble strewn street, as householders discuss the damage to their properties following a V-1 attack in Upper Norwood, 1944. A vicar can also be seen walking along the street. The front doors and all windows are missing from these homes, and the interiors appear as shells, with a few timbers or a ladder all that is visible inside.