Fire

Tribute for fallen firefighters. (Events).

The Blitz memorial to firefighters will be elevated onto a new plinth in front of St Paul's Cathedral in September. To mark the occasion Bletchley Park Post Office is issuing a little piece of art and history in the form of a limited edition commemorative cover. Proceeds will be donated to the Firefighters Memorial Charitable Trust.

Titled Fire and Water the dramatic cover design from artist Julie Bailey takes these elements as its theme. On the right is a Blitz scene with the flames rising above the dome of St Paul's while firefighters on Blackfriar's Bridge pump water from the Thames. A Royal Mail stamp will be cancelled for September 7, the day the Blitz started.

On the left is the same scene 60 years later but with the Millennium Bridge spanning the Thames. …

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