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The National Firefighters Memorial "The Blitz" London

This Memorial is the centerpiece of the London Firefighters Memorial located outside St. Paul's Cathedral and displays firemen fighting fires caused by bombing in the Second World War.

Written on the Memorial is the Churchill quotation:
Heroes with grimey faces

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Lennard Bolijn