In Pictures: The BBC at war
Witnessing the Blitz

BBC correspondent Robin Duff (left) covered D-Day and the Allied liberation of Europe. But one of his most evocative reports of the war was his description of St Paul's Cathedral surviving the Blitz: "All around the flames were leaping up into the sky. There the cathedral stood, magnificently firm, untouched in the centre of all this destruction."

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