This photo was taken during the Blitz on London. St Paul's Cathedral is seen through the flames and smoke of blazing buildings.
This is the photo that would trigger vertigo in most people! A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, 1940. The question is: how did he climb up there?
The streets of a ruined London after The Blitz, 1940.
The Blitz: Anti-aircraft searchlights over London create a perfect silhouette of St Paul's Cathedral
The History Place - World War II in Europe Timeline: London During the Blitz
The wreckage of a bus, which was blasted against a house in London during The Blitz, 9th September 1940.