The seaside resort of Hornsea in East Riding of Yorkshire, England was devastated by storms in March of 1906. The timber defences along the coastline were destroyed, and much of the beach was swept away.
Around 1907 work began on a new seawall. It can be seen completed in the second image, taken in 1910.
The city of Yekaterinoslav, Ukraine from the air in spring of 1918.
Under the Soviets the city was renamed Dnipropetrovsk, after a Communist leader responsible for engineering the Holodomor, the genocide of some ten million Ukrainians in the 1930s.
Following Ukraine’s 2013-14 revolution and the Russian invasion that followed, the local government renamed the city Dnipro.
The British Army cleans up after an air raid on Birkenhead, England in this photograph dated the 15th of March, 1941.
The Blitz, Germany’s bombing offensive against the United Kingdom, ran from September 1940 to May 1941, and attacked London as well as the UK’s major ports and industrial cities.
From the collection of the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.
This image, dated the 14th of March, 1942, shows a train of soldiers of the 7th Division being welcomed home by women and children in the suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia. They had just disembarked from His Majesty’s Transport Orcades and were returning from fighting in the Middle East.
This division of the Australian Army was formed in February of 1940, as part of the Second Australian Imperial Force in the Second World War.