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BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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At London's King's Cross station, a serviceman leans out of a train window to kiss his wife or girlfriend goodbye at the end of a period of leave. Also on the platform with the woman is a boy, possibly their son, who looks on as they bid each other farewell.

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At London's King's Cross station in London a serviceman kisses his wife goodbye as he heads for his unit in Scotland in 1944.

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