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  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    A Women's Land Army girl holding a white chicken to demonstrate that a good bird should have a broad flat back.

  • THE EIGHTH ARMY IN THE KLAGENFURT AREA OF AUSTRIA, MAY 1945

    THE EIGHTH ARMY IN THE KLAGENFURT AREA OF AUSTRIA, MAY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    British military transport carrying supplies for the Eighth Army, passes the frontier station on the border between Italy and Austria. A British military policeman gives guidance to drivers as they pass through.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander, the Supreme Allied Commander of the Mediterranean Forces, at his desk in his Headquarters in the Royal Palace, Caserta, Italy.

  • THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF GREECE ENTERS ATHENS, 18 OCTOBER 1944

    THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF GREECE ENTERS ATHENS, 18 OCTOBER 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    The Greek Prime Minister M Papandreou, made a speech which was broadcast to the whole country and afterwards laid a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Cars bearing the new Prime Minister of Greece, Mr George Papandreou and his Government pass...

  • ENTRY OF ALLIED TROOPS INTO ROME, 5 JUNE 1944

    ENTRY OF ALLIED TROOPS INTO ROME, 5 JUNE 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    Pope Pius XII addressing the crowd in St Peter's Square, Rome, from the balcony of St Peter's Cathedral at 6 o'clock in the evening.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Magee, Joseph Haywood (Photographer) 1943-07

    View of a convoy in calm seas, seen from the bridge of an Royal Navy escort vessel believed to be anti-aircraft light cruiser HMS SCYLLA, a it passes the Iberian coast, July 1943. SCYLLA was part of the escort group for UK-Freetown convoys.

  • SCENES IN FLORENCE, ITALY, 14 AUGUST 1944

    SCENES IN FLORENCE, ITALY, 14 AUGUST 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    Civilians clambering over the ruins of the Ponte Alle Grazia, one of the bridges over the River Arno destroyed by the Germans before evacuating Florence on 11 August 1944. With the arrival of the British forces, the civilians were returning to the north...

  • THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

    THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Close up of one of the stands at the Army Exhibition held at the bombed site of John Lewis, Oxford Street, London.

  • CHURCHILL TANKS IN ITALY, JULY 1944

    CHURCHILL TANKS IN ITALY, JULY 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    A Churchill tank of 51st Royal Tank Regiment, moving through the undergrowth during an advance across the Italian countryside.

  • BASTILLE DAY IN COURSEULLES, NORMANDY, 14 JULY 1944

    BASTILLE DAY IN COURSEULLES, NORMANDY, 14 JULY 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Malindine E G (Capt)

    Local children with flowers to lay on the War Memorial during the ceremony in Courseulles to celebrate Bastille Day. On the left is a British marine who sounded the Last Post at the ceremony.

  • THE FIFTH ARMY IN LAURO, ITALY, 19 JANUARY 1944

    THE FIFTH ARMY IN LAURO, ITALY, 19 JANUARY 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    Men of the Royal Berkshire Regiment line up for their midday meal in the front line town of Lauro, before going into battle.

  • A SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ON MR ROWLAND'S FARM NEAR AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, 1943

    A SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ON MR ROWLAND'S FARM NEAR AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    The wife of the camp warden, Mrs Dodd, and Mrs Booth peeling potatoes in the camp.

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Nursing: Two nurses with convalescent servicemen in the garden at Princess Mary’s Royal Air Force Hospital at Halton, Buckinghamshire.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON LEAVE IN ITALY, JUNE 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON LEAVE IN ITALY, JUNE 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    'A Day in Rome with Gunner Smith': Gunner Smith walking through the Porta Pia, which has been converted into a museum of the Bersaglieri.

  • ON BOARD A BATTLESHIP, NOVEMBER 1942

    ON BOARD A BATTLESHIP, NOVEMBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A naval rating drawing bread for his mess from the battleship's bakery. (HMS KING GEORGE V?)

  • FARMING IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    FARMING IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    On William Alexander's farm, Eynsford, Kent. Cutting lucerne and young April grasses to make silage for winter. A Fordson tractor pulls the cutter, elevator and rubber tyred truck.

  • CHURCHILL TANKS ON MANOEUVRES IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    CHURCHILL TANKS ON MANOEUVRES IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    Squadron leader gives instructions to tank commanders on the turret of one of the Churchill tanks of A Squadron, 43rd Battalion, Royal Tank Regiment, 33rd Brigade.

  • COMMANDER IN CHIEF HOME FLEET, ADMIRAL SIR JOHN TOVEY ON BOARD HMS KING GEORGE V, NOVEMBER 1942

    COMMANDER IN CHIEF HOME FLEET, ADMIRAL SIR JOHN TOVEY ON BOARD HMS KING GEORGE V, NOVEMBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    The Commander in Chief Home Fleet Admiral Sir John Tovey, KCB, KBE, DSO, with his secretary, Paymaster Commander R N Palford

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    A crowd of civilians and servicemen listen to a speaker at Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park, London.

  • THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

    THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    The bombed site of John Lewis, Oxford Street, London, which was used for the Army Exhibition.

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