Hitler's Bitterest Enemies: Germans and Austrians in the British Army. (For full caption see FLM 1333). Picture shows:- A Pioneer at rifle training. At last he is on the right side of the barbed wire, at the right end of the gun.
The 'Blitz' – from the German term Blitzkrieg ('lightning war') – was the sustained campaign of aerial bombing attacks on British towns and cities carried out by the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) from September 1940 until May 1941.