Then and Now: Recruiting for the Second World War
Photographic comparisons of old and modern views of Lambeth
c. 1941 Recruits (aged 30-50) sign up to join the Auxiliary Pioneer Corps on the steps of the Town Hall. The Major of Lambeth and several dignitaries have turned up for the photo-op, while two ladies are on hand to enlist members to the Women's Land Army.
(pic: Lambeth Archives)
Nov 2003 Thankfully, the above scene has never been repeated and I hope we never have to make the same terrible sacrifices as the generations before us.
See: Anti war protests in Lambeth, 2003
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