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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

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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.

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