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WW2 Air raid in Kent, 1940.

Image ID:
MX573480

Twenty four year old warden Mrs Mary Couchman crouches down to protect her young son Brian and his two friends during an air in a Kent village during the Second World War.She was smoking a cigarette on a break between warnings in the warden's post when she saw her four year old son playing some distance away with two friends. When the sirens sounded again she ran out of the post and towards the children with bombs falling around her, instinctively protecting them from flying shrapnel and debris by huddling over them.October 1940.

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Color Black & White
Keywords World War Two,WW2,Second World War,Air Raid,Bombing,Blitz,Protection,Comforting,Heroic,Safety,Mother,Children,Child,Boy,Fear,Terror,Scared,1940s,Family,Woman
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1940
Model Released No
Property Released No

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Image ID:
MX573480
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