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  • BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

    BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

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

    The 1945 General Election: Ernest Bevin addressing a mass meeting in the division of Central Wandsworth where he was a candidate.

  • BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

    BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

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

    The 1945 General Election: Winston Churchill giving his final address, during the election campaign, at Walthamstow Stadium, East London.

  • THE SOVIET-FINNISH WAR (WINTER WAR), NOVEMBER 1939-MARCH 1940

    THE SOVIET-FINNISH WAR (WINTER WAR), NOVEMBER 1939-MARCH 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1940-01-31

    A Finnish patrol discovers a pile of Red Army soldiers, frozen stiff in the snow, 31 January 1940. All dead Soviet soldiers were inadequately clad to face the rigours of the Finnish winter. Note the Soviet soldier on the left, frozen in motion.

  • THE GERMAN-SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND, 1939

    THE GERMAN-SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND, 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1939-09-03

    Enthusiastic demonstrators marching through the streets of Warsaw when the British declaration of war against Germany was made known, 3 September 1939. The writing on the banner reads "Long Live England".

  • THE GERMAN INVASION OF NORWAY, 1940

    THE GERMAN INVASION OF NORWAY, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1940-04-28

    Norwegian soldiers in the neighbourhood of Kongsvinger, 40 miles north east of Oslo, where they took part in the resistance of the German advance, 28 April 1940.

  • THE OUTBREAK OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE OUTBREAK OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1939-09-03

    Civilians descend into an air raid shelter as the first air raid warning sounds in London on 3 September 1939 at approximately 11.30 am.

  • THE GERMAN-SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND, 1939

    THE GERMAN-SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND, 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1939-09-18

    Soviet Commissar Borovensky and one of his soldiers standing beside their BA-20M armoured car in the captured Polish town of Brześć Litewski (Brest-Litovsk) where two invading, German and Russian, armies met, 18 September 1939. German officers can be...

  • RAF BOMBER COMMAND

    RAF BOMBER COMMAND

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1939-05

    Bristol Blenheim Mk IV L4842 being flown by test pilot Bill Pegg near Filton, 29 May 1939. The aircraft served with No. 53 Squadron and was shot down on 17 May 1940 over France.

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1939-09

    Two Polish Navy destroyers, ORP Grom (Thunder) and ORP Błyskawica (Lightning), seen after "Operation Pekin", the evacuation of units of the Polish Navy to British home waters in September 1939. The destroyers are moored side by side at a buoy.

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1939-09-30

    Two Polish Navy destroyers, ORP Grom (Thunder) and ORP Błyskawica (Lightning), seen after "Operation Pekin", the evacuation of units of the Polish Navy to British home waters in September 1939. The destroyers are moored side by side at a buoy, ORP...

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