A photograph of two fire fighters operating a fire engine, taken by Tovey for the Daily Herald newspaper on 16 July, 1940.
A photograph of two fire fighters operating a fire engine, taken in July 1940 by Tovey for the Daily Herald.
Fitted to the back of a fire engine, this powerful hose system could direct water in any direction. The fire services in London were severely tested during the second world war. The Blitz, the German aerial bombing campaign of the capital, began in the late summer of 1940 and saw widespread devastation all over London.
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- The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
- National Science and Media Museum
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