National Geographic : 1941 Apr
Photograph from International With the Dawn-Wreckage and the Morning Milk "The noteworthy thing about this picture," writes the author, "is the fact that the milk is there. Even when the aerial Blitzkrieg hit London last Sep tember, milk delivery went on." The photograph was taken "somewhere near Dover" on a morning after the region had been bombed from the air and shelled by German long-range guns posted on French cliffs 21 miles away. Photograph from British Combine A Pioneer Corps Man Rescues the Aspidistras Thousands of English homes grow this potted plant. London has enrolled 5,000 salvage experts to save everything possible from ruins. They collect every bit of board or metal from wreckage and put ittomilitary use. Bricks from shattered walls are cleaned and neatly stacked onsidewalks, then carted off to help build above-ground airraid shelters.