The War Illustrated, No. 223, Vol. 9, January 4th 1946

In Britain Now: C.D. Equipment Goes Home LON DON’S NEW WATERLOO BRIDGE, designed by Sir Giles Scott to replace Rennie’s famous structure completed in 1817, waj formally opened on December 10,1945, by the Rt. Hon. Herbert Morrison, Lord President of the Council. It had bean used by pedestrians for nearly three years and was fully open for traffic since November 21,1944. Sea also illus. page 4&S. C.D. EQUIPMENT BARGAINS were soon disposed of on Decem­ber 4,1945, when they came up for sale in Fulham, London. They included blankets, beds, mackintoshes kitchenwarc. Housewife- purchssers (right) had to produce identity cards to establish proof of permanent residence in the borough. CLEARING LONDON of its wartim2 protective brickwork —blockhouses, pillboxes, anti-blast walls—proceeded apace as 1945 drew to its close. These workmen (rifiht) removed a strong- point outside rhn Air Ministry offices in Kingsway Bush House in back-’roun'J. TRIBUTE TO THE W.L.A. was paid by Her Majesty the Queen (above) in the Mansion House, London, on December 7,1945, when she presented armlets to 750 of the women of the Land Army with six years’ service. “You have sained a great reputation,” she declared. PAGE 575 Phot-a, Topic j I, Sport O General.- W .York Times Ph loi
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