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  • THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A sailor on watch, wearing a duffle coat, steel helmet and holding a pair of binoculars, beside a quadruple Vickers 0.5in anti-aircraft gun, 1942.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

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

    An armourer cleans the .303in Brownings in the front turret of Avro Lancaster R5666/`KM-F' of No. 44 Squadron while another member of the ground crew cleans the cockpit windows, Waddington, October 1942

  • 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

    ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girls loading shells into the breech of a 25-pdr field gun at the Royal Artillery Experimental Unit, Shoeburyness, Essex, 1943.

  • BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JOINT AIR TRAINING PLAN

    BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JOINT AIR TRAINING PLAN

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Ground crew refuel a North American Harvard of No 20 SFTS (Service Flying Training School) at Kisumu in Kenya, January 1943.

  • THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JOINT AIR TRAINING PLAN

    THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JOINT AIR TRAINING PLAN

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs)

    A Lockheed Lodestar aircraft being refuelled at Juba in Sudan, January 1943.

  • THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

    THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

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

    The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, with Lieutenant General Sir Miles Dempsey (centre), commanding British Second Army, Lieutenant General G G Simonds (left), commanding II Canadian Corps and the 21st Army Group commander General Sir Bernard...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

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

    The CO of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Wing Commander John B Selby, DSO, DFC, framed against the nose and engine of his De Havilland Mosquito II aircraft `P-Peter', Malta, 27 June 1943. The four .303in machine guns are corked to prevent dirt...

  • 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 (Undefined) 1944-06-05

    Allied troops walking up the steps of St Peters in Rome, 5 June 1944.

  • GENERAL SIR HENRY MAITLAND WILSON, THE SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE, VISITS THE ITALIAN FRONT

    GENERAL SIR HENRY MAITLAND WILSON, THE SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE, VISITS THE ITALIAN FRONT

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1944-04-30

    General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean Theatre, discusses the battle situation, using a map spread on the bonnet of his car, with the Commander of the Eighth Army, Lieutenant General Sir Oliver Leese, at Eighth Army...

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE NORTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN, 1941-1943

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE NORTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN, 1941-1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1943-04

    Groundcrew of the Advanced Servicing Unit dismantling Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX, EN459 'ZX-1' of the Polish Fighting Team, attached to No. 145 Squadron RAF in Tunisia, April 1943. The aircraft was damaged on 6 April 1943 when, after shooting...

  • THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

    THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

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

    The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, views a map with the 21st Army Group commander, General Sir Bernard Montgomery (right), Lieutenant General G G Simonds (left), commanding II Canadian Corps, and Lieutenant General Sir Miles Dempsey (centre),...

  • THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

    THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

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

    Lieutenant General Sir Miles Dempsey, commanding British Second Army, pointing out a section of the front to the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. Also in the picture are the Lieutenant General G G Simonds (left), commanding II Canadian Corps and the...

  • 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.

  • GENERAL SIR HENRY MAITLAND WILSON, THE SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE, VISITS THE ITALIAN FRONT

    GENERAL SIR HENRY MAITLAND WILSON, THE SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE, VISITS THE ITALIAN FRONT

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1944-04-30

    General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean Theatre, discusses the battle situation, using a map spread on the bonnet of his car, with the Commander of the Eighth Army, Lieutenant General Sir Oliver Leese, at Eighth Army...

  • VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, 8 MAY 1945

    VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, 8 MAY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer 1945-05-08

    View of the crowd in front of the Ministry of Health building in Whitehall, 8 May 1945. The Prime Minister addressed the crowd from the balcony, which, like the roof of the building, is decorated with flags. On the right is the Cenotaph.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

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

    The CO of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Wing Commander John B Selby, DSO, DFC, and his observer looking at their De Havilland Mosquito II aircraft `P-Peter' while other members of the squadron watch from atop the blast wall at the dispersal point...

  • THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

    THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

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

    The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, standing in a staff car and talking to British and Canadian troops at the 'Winston' bridge over the River Orne, 22 July 1944. With the Prime Minister is the commander of British Second Army, Lieutenant...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

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

    The CO of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Wing Commander John B Selby, DSO, DFC, and his observer looking at their De Havilland Mosquito II aircraft `P-Peter' while other members of the squadron watch from atop the blast wall at the Dispersal Point...

  • THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

    THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

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

    The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, with men of 50th (Northumbrian) Division who took part in the D-Day landings. Behind the Prime Minister is General Sir Bernard Montgomery, Normandy, 22 July 1944.

  • THE YALTA CONFERENCE, FEBRUARY 1945

    THE YALTA CONFERENCE, FEBRUARY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1945-02

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the President of the United States, Mr Franklin Roosevelt, and Marshal Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union photographed in the grounds of the Livadia Palace, Yalta during the eight day Yalta Conference.

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