(Original Caption) 1/11/1940-London, England- Strictly as a gag, these Londoners posed for this picture to show the extent to which air raid precautions in England thwarted the romantic influence of mistletoe around Christmastime. It is pointed out in the British caption that, after posing for the picture, the subjects took off the masks and did the sprig justice.

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Olivia Ward-Jackson is UnHerd’s Junior Commissioning Editor.