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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.

  • POLISH FIGHTER SQUADRONS SERVING WITH THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    POLISH FIGHTER SQUADRONS SERVING WITH THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Framed certificate bearing pilot's badge and the emblems of Polish Fighter Squadrons which fought with the Royal Air Force in the Second World War. The certificate was presented to the Commander in Chief of RAF Coastal Command, Air Chief Marshal Sir...

  • 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 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: Brown Charles

    A bomb-train of sixteen 250lb bombs arriving to be loaded by the waiting Royal Air Force armourers into Short Stirling bomber N6101 of No 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit at Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire. (N6101 was one of the first built by Short and Harland at...

  • 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.

  • 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 (Undefined) 1944-06-18

    A German Tiger tank on its side in a ditch, north of Rome, and an American lorry in the background driving past, 18 June 1944.

  • 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 SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: GREAT BRITAIN: PERSONALITIES

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: GREAT BRITAIN: PERSONALITIES

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

    Lieutenant General (later Field Marshal) Bernard Montgomery in field dress, at Eighth Army Headquarters in Italy. In 1944-45 he was Commander-in-Chief of 21st Army Group in North-West Europe.

  • 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 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 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...

  • HRH PRINCE UMBERTO OF ITALY, MAY 1944

    HRH PRINCE UMBERTO OF ITALY, MAY 1944

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

    HRH Prince Umberto at his desk in the study of his villa at Naples.

  • REAR ADMIRAL SIR ROBERT L BURNETT, NOVEMBER 1942

    REAR ADMIRAL SIR ROBERT L BURNETT, NOVEMBER 1942

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

    Rear Admiral Sir R L Burnett, CB, OBE, sitting at his desk. (Photograph was probably taken on board HMS TYNE when Rear Admiral Burnett was in command of Home Fleet Destroyers).

  • THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

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

    Rear Admiral C B Barry, DSO, on his appointment as Admiral (Submarines) sitting at his desk at Northways.

  • SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE: PERSONALITIES

    SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE: PERSONALITIES

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

    Half length portrait of Major General K W D Strong, Chief of the Intelligence Staff, Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force.

  • BOMBER PILOTS OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, OCTOBER 1943

    BOMBER PILOTS OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, OCTOBER 1943

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

    A bomber pilot, probably of a No 15 Squadron, Royal Air Force Short Stirling, standing in front of an aircraft at Mildenhall, Suffolk.

  • LIEUTENANT GENERAL J T CROCKER, CB, CBE, DSO, MC, COMMANDER OF 1ST CORPS, FRANCE, AUGUST 1944

    LIEUTENANT GENERAL J T CROCKER, CB, CBE, DSO, MC, COMMANDER OF 1ST CORPS, FRANCE, AUGUST 1944

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

    Head and shoulders portrait of Lieutenant General J T Crocker CB CBE DSO MC, Commander of 1st Corps, France.

  • MEETING OF THE SUPREME COMMAND, ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, LONDON, 1 FEBRUARY 1944

    MEETING OF THE SUPREME COMMAND, ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, LONDON, 1 FEBRUARY 1944

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

    Left to right: Front row: Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur W Tedder, Deputy Supreme Commander, Expeditionary Force; General Dwight Eisenhower, Supreme Commander, Expeditionary Force; General Sir Bernard Montgomery, Commander in Chief, 21st Army Group. Back...

  • THE SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE IN TUNISIA, APRIL 1943

    THE SOUTH AFRICAN 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

    The Supermarine Spitfire pilot of ER622, No 40 Squadron, South African Air Force confers with his 'No 2' after landing at Gabes.

  • 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 'Cook'. Private W A Bowen of the Army Catering Corps, preparing potatoes at the main Headquarters of the Eighth Army in the San Angelo area of Italy. Private Bowen, a former painter and decorator, from Lisswerry, Newport, South Wales,...

  • THE ROYAL NAVY, NOVEMBER 1943

    THE ROYAL NAVY, NOVEMBER 1943

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

    A naval gunner, wearing anti-flash gear holding a shell.

  • COLLABORATION BETWEEN ROYAL AIR FORCE SPITFIRES AND THE EIGHTH ARMY DURING THE TUNISIAN CAMPAIGN, SPRING 1943

    COLLABORATION BETWEEN ROYAL AIR FORCE SPITFIRES AND THE EIGHTH ARMY DURING THE TUNISIAN CAMPAIGN, SPRING 1943

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

    Two clipped-wing Supermarine Spitfire V's of No 40 Squadron, South African Air Force serving in a ground support role. ER622/`WR-D' accompanied by another Spitfire of the Squadron patrols over the Tunisian coast.

  • 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

    Half length portrait of a paratrooper carrying a Sten gun, having loaded it ready for immediate action.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

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

    General A G L McNaughton, GOC Canadian Army, sitting on a table looking at a map.

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