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A collection of 150 photographs by Lee Miller, one of the 20th century’s most important female photographers, is on show at Imperial War Museum London. It depicts women’s experiences of the Second World War
Women during the Second World War
Behind the mask Two women protect their faces with fire masks in Downshire Hill, London, in 1941. Although this image was a staged shot that formed part of a feature in Vogue to show how British women were coping with the war, fires caused by bombing during the Blitz were all too common in the city.