02 August 2011

Keep calm and carry on

A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop following an air raid on October 8, 1940, 
reading a book titled "The History of London." (AP Photo) 

This boy exemplifies the attitude in the now-famous poster.

Photo from a collection of 45 images of the Battle of Britain assembled at The Atlantic, via Stuff Your Eyes With Wonder.

1 comment:

  1. What's interesting is that he's sitting on the premises reading the book. If that happened to a shop now, what's the betting that the stock would be looted within a few minutes?


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