Roof over Britain
the official story of Britain's anti-aircraft defences 1939-1942
prepared for the War Office and the Air Ministry by the Ministry of Information
Ministry of Information - Great Britain; War Office - Great Britain; Air Ministry - Great Britain, 1943
The Blitz created a new visual identity for London, embodied in the illuminated London skyline on this pamphlet. The Roof over Britain of the title is represented by the uncompromising figure of a man in a tin hat, face set rigidly, drawn in sharp, strong lines above the city. This juxtaposition of the solider and the London skyline radiates strength and determination, and the red, white and blue lettering also subtly hints at patriotism.