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  • THE ROYAL NAVY IN 1942

    THE ROYAL NAVY IN 1942

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

    A signaller operating a 10-inch signal lamp on board a British warship.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, APRIL 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, APRIL 1943

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

    Aerial view of the town of Gabes, Tunisia, which was damaged by Allied bombing.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, MAY 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, MAY 1943

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

    Aerial view of the town of Gabes, Tunisia.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, APRIL 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, APRIL 1942

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

    A flight of No 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit Short Stirling aircraft flying south-west, with the outskirts of Waterbeach in the foreground and Cambridge in the distance. From near to far the aircraft are: `S' N3676; `G' N6096; `C' N6069.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JANUARY 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JANUARY 1942

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

    Two Bristol Beauforts (N1173/`MW-E' and AW242/`MW-B') of 217 Squadron, Royal Air Force patrolling the British coast near St Eval, Cornwall.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE COASTAL COMMAND BOEING FLYING FORTRESS, MAY 1943

    ROYAL AIR FORCE COASTAL COMMAND BOEING FLYING FORTRESS, MAY 1943

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

    A Boeing Flying Fortress Mk IIA, FK186 'S', of No 220 Squadron RAF, based at Benbecula, flying past a Hebridean island.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JANUARY 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JANUARY 1942

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

    Bristol Beauforts N1173/`MW-E' and AW242/`MW-B' of 217 Squadron, Royal Air Force making a low pass along the Cornish coastline near St Eval.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, SEPTEMBER 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, SEPTEMBER 1942

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

    Three Avro Lancaster B Mark Is of No 44 Squadron, Royal Air Force based at Waddington, Lincolnshire, flying above the clouds. Left to right: W4125, `KM-W', being flown by Sergeant Colin Watt, Royal Australian Air Force; W4162,`KM-Y', flown by...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JUNE 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JUNE 1943

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

    A Handley Page Halifax I which was retained by the manufacturers for experimental work at Handley Page's Leavesden factory airfield. Here it is shown in flight over Kings Langley, Hertfordshire.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN LIBYA, 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN LIBYA, 1943

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

    Aerial view of Leptis Magna, the coliseum near Tripoli which was built in 402 AD by the Romans.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, FEBRUARY 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, FEBRUARY 1942

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

    Three Airspeed Oxford Mark Is, serving with No 6 Flying Training School at Little Rissington, Gloucestershire, in flight above the clouds.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MOSQUITO IN FLIGHT OVER BENGAL, MARCH 1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MOSQUITO IN FLIGHT OVER BENGAL, MARCH 1945

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

    De Havilland Mosquito PR XVI, NS787`M', of No 684 Squadron, Royal Air Force based at Alipore. The aircraft, piloted by Flight Lieutenant C G Andrews, a New Zealander, is carrying a 100-gallon auxiliary tank under each wing. The natural metal finish...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 29 SEPTEMBER 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 29 SEPTEMBER 1942

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

    Three Avro Lancaster B Mark Is of No 44 Squadron, Royal Air Force based at Waddington, Lincolnshire, flying above the clouds. Left to right: W4125,`KM-W', being flown by Sergeant Colin Watt, Royal Australian Air Force; W4162,`KM-Y', flown by...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, MAY 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, MAY 1943

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

    Aerial view of the town of Gabes, Tunisia.

  • MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN, 1943

    MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Procession of Muslims going through Butetown towards the new Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre in Peel Street, Cardiff.

  • CANADIAN TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1942

    CANADIAN TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1942

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

    Canadian troops wearing tin helmets and carrying Tommy guns.

  • 42ND ARMOURED DIVISION EXERCISE, NEAR MALTON IN YORKSHIRE, 29 SEPTEMBER 1942

    42ND ARMOURED DIVISION EXERCISE, NEAR MALTON IN YORKSHIRE, 29 SEPTEMBER 1942

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

    The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Anthony Eden, talking to a tank officer of the 42nd Armoured Division during a halt in the exercise.

  • AT A ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER STATION IN BRITAIN, NOVEMBER 1942

    AT A ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER STATION IN BRITAIN, NOVEMBER 1942

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

    A few words from a fellow pilot before the engine-start of Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX, BR600 `SH-V', of No 64 Squadron, Royal Air Force at Fairlop airfield in Essex.

  • UNITED NATIONS DAY PARADE, LONDON, 14 JUNE 1943

    UNITED NATIONS DAY PARADE, LONDON, 14 JUNE 1943

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

    Parade of Civil Defence workers in the Mall.

  • SALUTE TO THE RED ARMY, ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON, 21 FEBRUARY 1943

    SALUTE TO THE RED ARMY, ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON, 21 FEBRUARY 1943

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

    Nurses take the stage at the Royal Albert Hall.

  • BRITISH AIRMEN TRAINING WITH THE EMBRY-RIDDLE COMPANY AT CARLSTROM FIELD, ARCADIA, FLORIDA, AMERICA, AUGUST 1941

    BRITISH AIRMEN TRAINING WITH THE EMBRY-RIDDLE COMPANY AT CARLSTROM FIELD, ARCADIA, FLORIDA, AMERICA, AUGUST 1941

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

    The presentation of diplomas by Mr Paul Riddle to Royal Air Force cadets of the first course, Class 42-B, at Embry-Riddle Company. The cadets wear the white flash identifying air crew in their caps. Shirts and trousers are USAAC issue.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN NORTH AFRICA, MAY 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN NORTH AFRICA, MAY 1943

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

    A Royal Air Force Bristol Beaufighter in flight over a desert airfield in North Africa.

  • 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

    A gunner, believed to be Sergeant J Bell, looks through the opening in the perspex of the rear turret of Avro Lancaster R5740/`KM-O'. The four guns shown are Browning .303 machine guns.

  • ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

    ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

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

    Lieutenant Commander G D A Gregory, the commanding officer of HMS TRIBUNE, and First Lieutenant R Bulkeley on the bridge of HMS TRIBUNE, using rubber covered binoculars.

  • STEN GUN PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STEN GUN PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Woman war worker being taught how to handle a horizontal drilling machine in order to produce breech block components.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JANUARY 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JANUARY 1942

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

    A train of eighteen 250lb HE bombs is prepared for loading into a Vickers Wellington III of No 419 Squadron, Royal Air Force at Mildenhall, Suffolk.

  • WAR WORKERS IN THE WEST COUNTRY, BRITAIN, 1943

    WAR WORKERS IN THE WEST COUNTRY, BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Women war workers on their way to the small West Country arms factory of J & F Pool Ltd in Hayle, Cornwall. The factory had produced one million trench mortar bombs and the workers were allowed to visit the range and see their work in action.

  • 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

    A close up of the squadron leader in the turret of a Churchill tank giving orders through a microphone.

  • 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

    De Havilland Mosquito II aircraft YP-R, of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force about to attack a rock outcropping in the Mediterranean during gunnery practice.

  • WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, FEBRUARY 1942

    WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, FEBRUARY 1942

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

    WAAF equipment assistants check equipment on vessels of the Air/Sea Rescue Service before the boats are handed over for operational duties. Checking equipment against inventory on ASR 2562.

  • THE AIR TRANSPORT AUXILIARY IN BRITAIN, 1942

    THE AIR TRANSPORT AUXILIARY IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    A woman pilot of the Air Transport Auxiliary in the cockpit of an Avro Anson (N5060), which was used to collect and deliver pilots.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, MAY 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, MAY 1943

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

    The CO of No 112 Squadron, Royal Air Force and his two Flight Commanders discuss a course. Squadron Leader G W Garton holds the map; the pilot on his right is believed to be Captain E C Saville, the 'A' Flight CO and the officer on his left is...

  • 42ND ARMOURED DIVISION EXERCISE, NEAR MALTON IN YORKSHIRE, 29 SEPTEMBER 1942

    42ND ARMOURED DIVISION EXERCISE, NEAR MALTON IN YORKSHIRE, 29 SEPTEMBER 1942

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

    The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Anthony Eden with the Commander in Chief Home Forces, General Sir Bernard Paget watching the 42nd Armoured Division exercises.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, APRIL 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, APRIL 1943

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

    A Flight Lieutenant bomb-aimer of No 223 Squadron, Royal Air Force checks over his bomb sight in Martin Baltimore aircraft `N-NAN'. The open bomb-bay doors give a glimpse of general purpose 250-pounder bombs.

  • PARATROOP TRAINING AT NETHERAVON, WILTSHIRE, NOVEMBER 1942

    PARATROOP TRAINING AT NETHERAVON, WILTSHIRE, NOVEMBER 1942

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

    Paratroops entering Hotspur glider HH541.

  • 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

    A De Havilland Mosquito II DZ231/`YP-R' of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force flying over Malta.

  • 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

    Churchill tanks of A and B Squadrons, 43rd Battalion, Royal Tank Regiment, 33rd Brigade in line abreast wait to move off as squadron leaders and tank commanders discuss operations in the foreground.

  • ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

    ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

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

    HMS TRIBUNE torpedo tubes. Removing an accumulator from the battery storage space.

  • 42ND ARMOURED DIVISION EXERCISE, NEAR MALTON IN YORKSHIRE, 29 SEPTEMBER 1942

    42ND ARMOURED DIVISION EXERCISE, NEAR MALTON IN YORKSHIRE, 29 SEPTEMBER 1942

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

    The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Anthony Eden, talking to a tank officer of the 42nd Armoured Division during a halt in the large scale exercise.

  • PARATROOP TRAINING IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    PARATROOP TRAINING IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

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

    Paratroop training drop from a static balloon. A parachute opening.

  • THE TUNISIAN PORT OF SOUSSE AFTER ALLIED BOMBING, 4 JUNE 1943

    THE TUNISIAN PORT OF SOUSSE AFTER ALLIED BOMBING, 4 JUNE 1943

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

    The town after the bombing.

  • ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, SEPTEMBER 1942

    ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, SEPTEMBER 1942

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

    An Asdic rating, Leading Seaman Walker, on the bridge of HMS TRIBUNE keeping a look-out with a torpedo nightsight.

  • 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 WEST AFRICA, APRIL 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN WEST AFRICA, APRIL 1943

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

    Royal Air Force fitters assisted by native helpers change the engine of a Lockheed Hudson aircraft at a West African base (probably Yundum) using an improvised hoist.

  • BRITISH AIRMEN TRAIN IN CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AMERICA, SUMMER 1941

    BRITISH AIRMEN TRAIN IN CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AMERICA, SUMMER 1941

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

    Four men leaping over the net after a game of tennis during a break from training.

  • SALUTE TO THE RED ARMY, ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON, 21 FEBRUARY 1943

    SALUTE TO THE RED ARMY, ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON, 21 FEBRUARY 1943

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

    Representatives of the armed forces take the arena at the Royal Albert Hall. On stage are the flags of the British colonies.

  • MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN, 1943

    MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Procession of Muslims going through Butetown towards the new Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre in Peel Street, Cardiff.

  • ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

    ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

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

    A scene in the motor room of HMS TRIBUNE. The badge on the petty officer's sleeve indicates that he is a Leading Torpedo Operator.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JUNE 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JUNE 1942

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

    Mechanics work on the port engines of an Avro Lancaster, believed to be an aircraft of No 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force, near the technical site at Bottesford.

  • 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

    Auxiliary Territorial Service: The wife of the Prime Minister, Mrs Clementine Churchill, inspects members of the ATS at the Royal Artillery Experimental Unit, Shoeburyness, Essex.

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