Man standing with a heap of artificial limb
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
Man standing with a heap of artificial limbs, made from aluminium, which were to be recycled for use in aircraft production, 17 July 1940. 'The Ministry of Aircraft Production found it necesary to open a huge Reception Depot on the outskirts of London, for the Collecting Centre for aluminium articles given up by the population in response to the appeal. A large heap of artificial limbs has been collected'.