21 photos of life in Yorkshire during the 1940s - the years devastated by World War II.
21 photos of life in Yorkshire during the 1940s - the years devastated by World War II.

29 photos of life in Yorkshire during the 1940s - the years devastated by World War II

It was a time when Yorkshire and the rest of the country faced the devastating consequences of World War II.

By Rebecca Marano
Wednesday, 18th May 2022, 4:27 pm

Life in Britain was dominated by the Second World War and the fight against Nazi Germany.

It was not until 1945 that the war ended and the county' had faced destruction and the tragic loss of thousands of lives.

The Yorkshire Post, was founded in 1754, and our archive is home to thousands of photographs. These photographs go back 80 years in time to look at life in Yorkshire during that time.

Here we take a look back at at life in the 1940s.

The Yorkshire Post, was founded in 1754, and our archive is home to thousands of photographs. These photographs go back 80 years in time to look at life in Yorkshire during that time.

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