National Geographic : 1941 Apr
524 The National Geographic Magazine Part of London's Army of 20,000, Which Clears Away Debris After Nazi Raids Shattered glass which the men are sweeping up is a major menace during an air attack. Often blasts hurl jagged pieces of plate glass windows for several blocks. They can inflict fatal wounds. rnotograpns irom DrlLsn uomoine British Soldiers Depend on Smiling "Fannies" for Their "Elevenses" The sergeant (left) and her assistant are members of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry. Like scores of other units in the British Army, their nickname grew out of the initials of their organization. Tea and sandwiches, served at 11 a. m., are called "elevenses" by the soldiers. The uniformed men and girl lined up at the canteen window belong to the motor transport section of the Southern Command Area.