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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.

  • WING COMMANDER GUY GIBSON, VC, DSO AND BAR, DFC AND BAR, COMMANDER OF 617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943

    WING COMMANDER GUY GIBSON, VC, DSO AND BAR, DFC AND BAR, COMMANDER OF 617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943

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

    Wing Commander Guy Gibson sitting in a poppy field reading a book.

  • 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 fully open.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME FRONT 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

    The War Effort: Boy Scouts, Cubs and Sea Scouts loading waste paper onto a cart for salvage at Balderton, Nottinghamshire.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    A London District Messenger Boy walking past the entrance to the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London. In the background is the Church of St Martin's in the Fields.

  • ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINES IN HOLY LOCH, SCOTLAND, 1942

    ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINES IN HOLY LOCH, SCOTLAND, 1942

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

    HM Submarine SEADOG (P216) in the foreground moving off. In the background is HMS THUNDERBOLT (N25). HMS THUNDERBOLT was originally HMS THETIS which sank with heavy loss of life in the Mediterranean just before the war and was subsequently salvaged. The...

  • WOMEN'S TIMBER CORPS TRAINING CAMP AT CULFORD, SUFFOLK

    WOMEN'S TIMBER CORPS TRAINING CAMP AT CULFORD, SUFFOLK

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

    Ivy Verdon and Violet Platt, two Land Army girls, clearing land and burning brush.

  • A 5.5 INCH GUN CREW ON THE ITALIAN FRONT, 10 JANUARY 1944

    A 5.5 INCH GUN CREW ON THE ITALIAN FRONT, 10 JANUARY 1944

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

    Gunner Kelford, of Buckley, Chester, the gun layer, at the 5.5 inch gun, near Sessa Aurunca, Garigliano River Valley, Italy.

  • 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...

  • 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 rating and a Petty Officer in the motor room on board HMS TRIBUNE. Beyond the bulkhead is the stokers' mess and the steering machinery.

  • 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

    Men of the Airborne Division beside a Hotspur glider.

  • 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

  • 428 BATTERY, COASTAL DEFENCE ARTILLERY HEADQUARTERS, DOVER, KENT, DECEMBER 1942

    428 BATTERY, COASTAL DEFENCE ARTILLERY HEADQUARTERS, DOVER, KENT, DECEMBER 1942

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

    An Indication Officer using stereoscopic binoculars at the Observation Post of 428 Battery, Coast Defence Artillery.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JULY 1941

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JULY 1941

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

    A crew of No 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force watch as engine adjustments are made to an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley bomber Z6743 before they take off for a raid from Middleton St George, Durham.

  • 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 Petty Officer Cook on board HMS TRIBUNE.

  • 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

    Farm workers, land girls and boys from the summer camp help with the haymaking. A tractor pulls the hay wagon.

  • PRESTWICK AIRFIELD, SCOTLAND, 1944

    PRESTWICK AIRFIELD, SCOTLAND, 1944

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

    A Royal Air Force sergeant in the control tower at Prestwick.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT TRAINING, EDMONTON, LONDON, 1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT TRAINING, EDMONTON, LONDON, 1945

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

    A class of Women's Royal Air Force personnel studying child welfare, visits a clinic and day nursery run by the Edmonton Local Authority. Examining baby feeding options.

  • AN EIGHTH ARMY MAN ON LEAVE, WIRRAL, CHESHIRE, 14 APRIL 1944

    AN EIGHTH ARMY MAN ON LEAVE, WIRRAL, CHESHIRE, 14 APRIL 1944

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

    Lance Bombardier Jack Grundy, of 441 Battery, 128 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, 50 Division, during his seven days privilege leave with his family. Jack Grundy and his wife Dorothy while on a picnic in the Cheshire countryside.

  • COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

    COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    A view of the library in the rest centre where two law students are reading. In the armchair is Mr V de Lumo from Nigeria and at the desk behind him is Mathew Rancharan from Trinidad.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    A barrage balloon of Balloon Command floating just above the ground, near Biggin Hill, Kent. In the background a number of airborne balloons are visible. Large numbers of barrage balloons were located across the south-eastern approaches to London to...

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

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

    Women's Royal Naval Service: Armourers of the Women’s Royal Naval Service re-arm a Hawker Hurricane aircraft at the Fleet Air Arm airfield at Yeovilton, Somerset.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT TRAINING AT MANCHESTER CENTRAL LIBRARY, 1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT TRAINING AT MANCHESTER CENTRAL LIBRARY, 1945

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

    Personnel of the Royal Air Force and the Women's Royal Air Force taking part in a course at Manchester Central Library to train as instructors for the proposed post-war Royal Air Force Education and Vocation Training School.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE NORTH AFRICAN DESERT, APRIL 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE NORTH AFRICAN DESERT, APRIL 1943

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

    A Royal Air Force Intelligence Officer sounds an improvised gong to call air crews for briefing on an airfield in the North West African desert.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN ITALY, APRIL 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN ITALY, APRIL 1944

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

    The 'Tankman'. Sergeant A G Williams of 17/21 Lancers standing in front of his Sherman tank at the main Headquarters of the Eighth Army in the San Angelo area of Italy. Sergeant Williams from Woodford Bridge, Essex left England in November 1943...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN ITALY, APRIL 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN ITALY, APRIL 1944

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

    The 'Tankman'. Sergeant A G Williams of 17/21 Lancers in the turret of his Sherman tank at the main Headquarters of the Eighth Army in the San Angelo area of Italy. Sergeant Williams from Woodford Bridge, Essex left England in November 1943,...

  • HM KING GEORGE VI AND HRH PRINCESS ELIZABETH VISIT AN AIRBORNE TROOPS EXERCISE AT NETHERAVON, 19 MAY 1944

    HM KING GEORGE VI AND HRH PRINCESS ELIZABETH VISIT AN AIRBORNE TROOPS EXERCISE AT NETHERAVON, 19 MAY 1944

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

    HM King George VI and Princess Elizabeth, accompanied by RAF and Airborne officers, inspecting the detachable fuselage of Horsa I LG850, of No 22 Heavy Glider Conversion Unit at Netheravon. Part of an A-type hangar is visible in the background.

  • THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF, ALLIED ARMIES IN ITALY, GENERAL SIR HAROLD ALEXANDER, IN CASERTA, ITALY, 4 MAY 1944

    THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF, ALLIED ARMIES IN ITALY, GENERAL SIR HAROLD ALEXANDER, IN CASERTA, ITALY, 4 MAY 1944

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

    General Sir Harold Alexander, Commander in Chief Allied Armies in Italy, sitting at his desk at his headquarters in Caserta, Italy.

  • 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 Petty Officer Cook on board HMS TRIBUNE.

  • CHRISTMAS WITH THE BRITISH LIBERATION ARMY IN HOLLAND, NOVEMBER 1944

    CHRISTMAS WITH THE BRITISH LIBERATION ARMY IN HOLLAND, NOVEMBER 1944

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

    A tank crew of the 4th Battalion, the Royal Tank Regiment, 4th Armoured Division, unpack a Christmas parcel near Weert in Holland. The crew who are shown with their camouflaged tank looking like a 'travelling Christmas tree' had been together...

  • 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. Cows being brought to the farm for afternoon milking.

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