Photograph of Corpses of Bomb-Victims Laid out in Rows in Morgue With Coffins in Background -

Description:
The Blitz, the German bombing of London between 1940 and 1944, killed around 20,000 Londoners and destroyed approximately 1.4 million homes. This photograph shows the human cost of the Blitz, with some of its victims laid out in rows in a make-shift morgue.
Production Date:
c1940
ID no:
BGATE_LHW 18-27
Maker:
London History Workshop
Copyright:
Imperial War Museum neg. HU 12143

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