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London at War, 1942 D9314 during World War I

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London at War, 1942 D9314 during World War I

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London at War, 1942
Crowds of men and women, including servicemen, queue for buses in the Strand. Two buses, the number 13 to Golders Green and number 15 to Ladbroke Grove can be seen in the foreground as passengers jump on and off. Just visible in the background are the base of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square (right) and Admiralty Arch (left).

The UK Ministry of Information was established in 1939, at the outbreak of World War II. It was responsible for coordinating and controlling all government information and propaganda, both within the UK and abroad. The Ministry of Information was created to help the government communicate with the public and to ensure that important information was disseminated effectively. It was also responsible for managing the media and censoring certain types of information that might be harmful to morale or national security. The Ministry of Information played a crucial role in shaping public opinion during the war, and it worked closely with other government departments to develop and implement a range of propaganda campaigns. The Ministry of Information was dissolved in 1946, following the end of World War II.

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Imperial War Museums
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