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  • CIVIL DEFENCE IN BRITAIN 1940: AIR RAID SHELTERS

    CIVIL DEFENCE IN BRITAIN 1940: AIR RAID SHELTERS

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    The First Church to be designed complete with Air Raid Shelter. It is all part of the Reverend J A Thompson's campaign to improve the outlook on life of slum children without moving them away from the district. He has built gymnasiums, canteens for...

  • BRITAIN'S HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945: ROOF SPOTTERS

    BRITAIN'S HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945: ROOF SPOTTERS

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    Journalist roof spotters scanning the horizon through binoculars on the roof of a Fleet Street newspaper office during an air raid warning in London.

  • RAF BOMBER COMMAND 1940

    RAF BOMBER COMMAND 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    An airmen working on the front turret of a Wellington bomber, 9 September 1940.

  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS, 1940

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    A Rescue Party in Rochford, Essex, save a dummy casualty during an Air Raid Precautions (ARP) training exercise on 13 February 1940.

  • DUNKIRK AND THE RETREAT FROM FRANCE 1940

    DUNKIRK AND THE RETREAT FROM FRANCE 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    The ruins of Dunkirk after the evacuation, June 1940.

  • THE KATYN MASSACRE, 1940

    THE KATYN MASSACRE, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1943-04-30

    One of the International Medical Commission members giving instructions to a worker digging out the bodies of Polish officers.

  • THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

    THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) 1940-08

    Three Spitfire Mk Is (including R6712, YT-N, and R6714, YT-M) of No. 65 Squadron, taking off from Hornchurch, August 1940. Note censor's marks on factory chimney behind.

  • THE BATTLE OF STALINGRAD

    THE BATTLE OF STALINGRAD

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) 1943-01-31

    Field Marshal Friedrich von Paulus, commanding the German Sixth Army, surrenders to the Russians at 64th Army HQ, 31 January 1943.

  • THE WARSAW UPRISING, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1944

    THE WARSAW UPRISING, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Planet News photographer 1944

    Soldiers of the 1st Polish Army (Berling Army) escorting captured soldiers of a German 'Brencommando' unit, left behind by the retreating German Army to destroy remaining buildings in Warsaw.

  • THE WARSAW UPRISING, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1944

    THE WARSAW UPRISING, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Keystone Press photographer

    Wounded soldier, accompanied by civilians, leaving their hiding place after the capitulation of the Uprising. The presence of a nun and a wounded man might suggest the building was a place of an insurgent hospital as many nuns were involved in medical...

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