Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

31/12/2010

Censored for days, this picture was finally published in the Mail. Now, 70 years on, Max Hastings reveals the dramatic story behind THE iconic image of the Blitz

Today is the ­anniversary of one of the greatest photographs of World War II being taken — and of a defining ­moment in British history.

On the night of December 29, 1940, ­Daily Mail chief photographer ­Herbert Mason was ­firewatching on the roof of the ­newspaper’s offices ­between Fleet Street and the Thames. for more click here

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