Italian Detainees Working to Clear Rubble During the Blitz

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Imperial War Musuems
published on 13 June 2024
Italian Detainees Working to Clear Rubble During the Blitz Download Full Size Image

A photograph showing two Italian detainees being used in a demolition gang to remove rubble from damaged buildings and streets during the London Blitz. During the war, some 27,000 foreign nationals were detained in camps by the authorities who were suspicious of spies. (Imperial War Museums)

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Musuems, I. W. (2024, June 13). Italian Detainees Working to Clear Rubble During the Blitz. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/19106/italian-detainees-working-to-clear-rubble-during-t/

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