War Declared on Germany - England's First Air Raid

Made:
1939-09-03 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Edward George Malindine

'War Declared on Germany - England's First Air Raid' A photograph of people hurrying into trenches in a London park on 3 September 1939

A photograph of people hurrying into trenches in a London park on 3 September 1939.

A photograph entitled 'War Declared on Germany - England's First Air Raid', taken in September 1939 by George Malindine for the Daily Herald.

The photograph shows people hurrying into trenches in a London park on 3 September 1939. They are taking cover during the first air raid warning of the Second World War, only minutes after the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, had broadcast to the nation that Britain was at war with Germany.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/10690
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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