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  • 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

  • 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 machine gunner on a convoy escort vessel in the Atlantic, 1942. The weapon is a Hotchkiss M1909 Benet-Mercie.

  • 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 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 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 General Sir...

  • 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, sitting in a staff car with Lieutenant General Sir Miles Dempsey, commanding British Second Army and General Sir Bernard Montgomery, commanding 21st Army Group, Normandy, 22 July 1944.

  • 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)

    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...

  • FIELD MARSHAL JAN SMUTS

    FIELD MARSHAL JAN SMUTS

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

    Field Marshal Jan Smuts standing in front of his personal transport aircraft, an ex-South African Airways Lockheed Lodestar, which he used to tour the North African front.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 down a...

  • 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 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 damaging...

  • 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 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,...

  • FIELD MARSHAL SIR BERNARD MONTGOMERY, 1944

    FIELD MARSHAL SIR BERNARD MONTGOMERY, 1944

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

    Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment. Field Marshal Montgomery is wearing the beret and jumping jacket of the Parachute Regiment. His scarf is similar to those worn by British...

  • THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT AN ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN SITE IN BRITAIN, DECEMBER 1942

    THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT AN ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN SITE IN BRITAIN, DECEMBER 1942

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

    An ATS spotter with binoculars at the anti-aircraft command post. A 3.7 inch anti-aircraft gun can be seen in the background.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    Air Marshal Sir Arthur Barratt, KCB, CMG, MC in battledress and flying gear beside a Hawker Hurricane. He often flew this aircraft when visiting airfields of Army Co-operation Command, which he commanded at the time of this picture.

  • 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

    Head and shoulders portrait of a paratrooper. This paratrooper is carrying his 9mm Sten gun in two pieces strapped to his chest.

  • ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

    ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

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

    Two American soldiers talking to a British soldier beside one of the fountains in St Peter's Square. In the background is the Cathedral.

  • WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

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

    Burnt out German vehicles north of Rome.

  • 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

    Allied troops on the flag draped balcony of Palazza Venezia, from which Mussolini used to address the people of Rome, while people celebrate below them.

  • 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

    The seven man crew of an Avro Lancaster bomber wait near the crew room at Waddington, Lincolnshire for transport out to their aircraft. The pigeons seen in boxes in the foreground are homing pigeons carried for communication purposes in case of ditching...

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

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

    Auxiliary Territorial Service: Princess Elizabeth, a 2nd Subaltern in the ATS, wearing overalls and standing in front of an L-plated truck. In the background is a medical lorry.

  • PARATROOP TRAINING IN NETHERAVON, BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    PARATROOP TRAINING IN NETHERAVON, BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

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

    Two members of the Airborne Division in the cockpit of a Hotspur glider, final checks being made before the glider takes to the air. The Pegasus painted on the side of the glider is the sign of the Airborne Division.

  • 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 above the static balloon.

  • 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 on descent.

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

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

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

    Royal Air Force cadets loading a torpedo onto an Albacore aircraft during training at Riddle Aerodrome.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 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 pilot, thought to be Flight Lieutenant A J H Finch, DFC, is about to settle into the cockpit of Bristol Beaufort I N102/'MW-S' of No 217 Squadron, Royal Air Force prior to flying for photographers at St Eval, Cornwall.

  • ARMY EXHIBITION AT CARDIFF, 1944

    ARMY EXHIBITION AT CARDIFF, 1944

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

    The exhibition which toured Britain, is shown in the Municipal Park in Cardiff. In the picture is part of the Royal Artillery display.

  • GENERAL MONTGOMERY DECORATES MEN OF THE 50TH DIVISION IN NORMANDY, 17 JULY 1944

    GENERAL MONTGOMERY DECORATES MEN OF THE 50TH DIVISION IN NORMANDY, 17 JULY 1944

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

    General Sir Bernard Montgomery addressing the men of 50th Division before decorating them for gallantry during the Normandy landings.

  • TRAIN BUSTING IN THE CORTONA-AREZZO AREA, ITALY, JULY 1944

    TRAIN BUSTING IN THE CORTONA-AREZZO AREA, ITALY, JULY 1944

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

    Remains of a railway carriage damaged in raids by the Allied Air Forces on the Cortona-Arezzo line.

  • 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, the Rt Hon Winston Churchill, MP, with men of the 50th Division who took part in the D-Day landings. Behind the Prime Minister is General Sir Bernard Montgomery.

  • 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 has a drink with a friend on one of the main streets of Rome.

  • ALLIED ENGINEERS REPAIR BRIDGES DEMOLISHED BY GERMANS RETREATING FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    ALLIED ENGINEERS REPAIR BRIDGES DEMOLISHED BY GERMANS RETREATING FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

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

    An American Army Jeep passing a demolished bridge under repair by American Army Engineers.

  • ALLIED ENGINEERS REPAIR BRIDGES DEMOLISHED BY GERMANS RETREATING FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    ALLIED ENGINEERS REPAIR BRIDGES DEMOLISHED BY GERMANS RETREATING FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

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

    American Army Engineers repairing a blown up bridge north of Rome.

  • WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

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

    A British soldier examining a knocked out German 88mm gun north of Rome. In the background an American lorry drives past.

  • WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

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

    Burnt out German car with a knocked out 88mm gun in the background, north of Rome.

  • WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

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

    Burnt out German vehicles north of Rome.

  • ALLIED ENGINEERS REPAIR BRIDGES DEMOLISHED BY GERMANS RETREATING FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    ALLIED ENGINEERS REPAIR BRIDGES DEMOLISHED BY GERMANS RETREATING FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

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

    Allied vehicles passing a demolished bridge under repair by American Army Engineers.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

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

    Half length portrait of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, Naval Commander in Chief of the Allied Expeditionary Forces.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN ROME, ITALY, AUTUMN 1944

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN ROME, ITALY, AUTUMN 1944

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

    Leading Aircraftman John Healy, Royal Air Force standing in St Peter's Square in Rome before playing the organ in St Peter's Cathedral. At this time a member of the RAF played the organ in St Peter's Cathedral every Sunday.

  • HM KING GEORGE VI WITH THE BRITISH LIBERATION ARMY IN HOLLAND, 12 OCTOBER 1944

    HM KING GEORGE VI WITH THE BRITISH LIBERATION ARMY IN HOLLAND, 12 OCTOBER 1944

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

    HM King George VI walking towards his car after his arrival in Holland. He is accompanied by the Commander of the 21st Army Group Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery; the Commander of the 2nd Tactical Air Force, Air Marshal Sir Arthur Coningham; and Air...

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939-1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939-1945

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

    Nursing: Half-length portrait of Nurse Diana Hotham of the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) in Italy. Nurse Hotham spent 3 1/2 years nursing at Bovington Camp and Aldershot before going to Italy.

  • 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 quenching his thirst at a fountain in the Piazza Venezia. In the background is the Vittorio Emmanuel Memorial.

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