In Pictures: Post-war Britain
After World War II, Britain lay in ruins. Soldiers returned home to find squalor and devastation. The next few years would be times of great adjustment and change
How a nation devastated by war resurrected itself from the ashes
HOMECOMING Hector Murdoch’s wife and young son run to him as he returns from the war. His London home was destroyed, and like many others, his family was relocated to a prefabricated estate.