It’s March 1943, and Nazi bombs are still ravaging the city of London, England. And as the terrifying sounds of warfare tear through the air, a mass of panicked citizens head for safety underground. But in the people’s rush to escape the danger from above, they stumble towards an even more horrific fate.

Since 1940 Londoners have been subjected to a succession of enemy bombing raids, with both civilians and buildings sacrificed in the conflict of World War II. And even though the worst is now over, London and its people remain under threat. The capital’s inhabitants are well aware of that fact, too.

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