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  • 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, 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 Pilot...

  • 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 Pilot...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE COASTAL COMMAND, 1939-1945. ROYAL AIR FORCE COASTAL COMMAND, 1939-1945.

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

    Publicity shot purporting to show the captain of a Boeing Fortress Mark II of Coastal Command holding a final conference with his crew before taking off. The photograph was taken at Benbecula in the Outer Hebrides in front of a Fortress Mark II, FL462 '...

  • 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 load waste paper onto a cart for salvage at Balderton, Nottinghamshire.

  • 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.

  • NORTH AFRICAN OPERATIONS, NOVEMBER 1942 NORTH AFRICAN OPERATIONS, NOVEMBER 1942

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

    A Fairey Albacore I (BF759/4L) of 820 Squadron in flight, during the North African landings.

  • GENERAL SIR ALAN BROOKE, CHIEF OF GENERAL STAFF, 1942 GENERAL SIR ALAN BROOKE, CHIEF OF GENERAL STAFF, 1942

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

    The Chief of the Imperial General Staff, General Sir Alan Brooke at his desk at the War Office in London, 1942.

  • 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

    Major-General Frederick Browning, commanding the British 1st Airborne Division, Netheravon, October 1942.

  • 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

    A close-up of a member of a Royal Air Force aircrew holding a carrier pigeon beside a Lockheed Hudson of Coastal Command.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN EGYPT, SUMMER 1942 THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN EGYPT, SUMMER 1942

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

    A Royal Air Force Lockheed Hudson AE626 aircraft of the Middle East Communications Flight flying over the pyramids.

  • THE VISIT OF HM KING GEORGE VI TO NO 617 SQUADRON (THE DAMBUSTERS) ROYAL AIR FORCE, SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 27 MAY 1943 THE VISIT OF HM KING GEORGE VI TO NO 617 SQUADRON (THE DAMBUSTERS) ROYAL AIR FORCE, SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 27 MAY 1943

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

    Wing Commander Guy Gibson, VC, DSO and bar, DFC and bar, with members of his Squadron. In the front row are Gibson's flight commanders, on his right Squadron Leader Dave Maltby, and on his left Squadron Leader Mick Martin.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Doreen Bacchus, a Land Army girl, on a tractor.

  • 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

    Vera Howson, a Land Army girl, with an axe over her shoulder.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

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

    Portrait of the Viceroy of India, Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell at his desk.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN, 1943 THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Head and shoulders portrait of a woman war worker.

  • 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.

  • AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION 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

    Avro Lancaster bombers nearing completion at the A V Roe & Co Ltd factory, Woodford, Cheshire.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Paratroopers in front of an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley of No. 295 Squadron at Netheravon, October 1942.

  • 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

    Paratroop drop over Netheravon from an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley of No 295 Squadron, Royal Air Force.

  • GENERAL SIR BERNARD MONTGOMERY IN ENGLAND, 1943 GENERAL SIR BERNARD MONTGOMERY IN ENGLAND, 1943

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

    Half-length portrait of the Commander of the Eighth Army, General Sir Bernard Montgomery, wearing his 'battle sweater' and tank beret.

  • 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 Commander in Chief Home Forces, General Sir Bernard Paget, spending a day with the 42nd Armoured Division during a large scale exercise near Malton in Yorkshire. He is seen watching from a Crusader tank.

  • 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

    The War Effort: Dredge corn, a mixture of oats and barley used for stock feeding, being harvested. The harvest is taking place on 'derelict lands' put under cultivation by the Devon War Agricultural Executive Committee at Ralph Hoare's farm at Staverton...

  • 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 Commander in Chief Home Forces, General Sir Bernard Paget, spending a day with the 42nd Armoured Division during a large scale exercise near Malton in Yorkshire. He is seen watching from a Crusader tank.

  • 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

    The War Effort: Dredge corn, a mixture of oats and barley used for stock feeding, being harvested. The harvest is taking place on 'derelict lands' put under cultivation by the Devon War Agricultural Executive Committee at Ralph Hoare's farm at Staverton...

  • 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

    The Canadian pilot of a Vickers Wellington looking out from his cockpit.

  • 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 British Naval Officer with a sextant, aboard a former American destroyer employed on convoy protection duty by the Royal Navy.

  • 617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943 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

    The crew of Lancaster ED285/`AJ-T' sitting on the grass, posed under stormy clouds. Left to right: Sergeant G Johnson; Pilot Officer D A MacLean, navigator; Flight Lieutenant J C McCarthy, pilot; Sergeant L Eaton, gunner. In the rear are Sergeant R...

  • COMMONWEALTH JOINT AIR TRAINING PLAN, NO 23 AIR SCHOOL AT WATERKLOOF, PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, JANUARY 1943 COMMONWEALTH JOINT AIR TRAINING PLAN, NO 23 AIR SCHOOL AT WATERKLOOF, PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, JANUARY 1943

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

    An Askari native guards an aircraft with an assegai.

  • 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 at work on the Merlin engines of a Handley Page Halifax II of No 35 Squadron, Royal Air Force at Linton-on-Ouse.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, SPRING 1942 THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, SPRING 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brown Charles E

    Aircrew in full flying kit walking beneath the nose of Short Stirling Mark I, N3676 'S', of 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit at Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire while the ground crew run up the engines. The pilot (2nd from left) has been identified as an American,...

  • 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. The scene as the crowd in the main square of Athens listens to a speech made by the new Prime...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN ATHENS, GREECE, OCTOBER 1944 THE BRITISH ARMY IN ATHENS, GREECE, OCTOBER 1944

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

    Sergeant R Gregory and Driver A Hardman on the Erectheum during a tour of the Acropolis in Athens.

  • HM KING GEORGE VI WITH THE BRITISH LIBERATION ARMY IN HOLLAND, 13 OCTOBER 1944 HM KING GEORGE VI WITH THE BRITISH LIBERATION ARMY IN HOLLAND, 13 OCTOBER 1944

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

    During a tour of the 2nd Army area, HM King George VI visited the headquarters of the Commander of the 21st Army Group, Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery. Field Marshal Montgomery is shown explaining his future plans to the King in his map lorry.

  • 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),...

  • 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...

  • AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR TRAFFORD LEIGH-MALLORY, KCB, DSO, 1944 AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR TRAFFORD LEIGH-MALLORY, KCB, DSO, 1944

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

    Half length portrait of Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory.

  • 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: Royal Navy official photographer

    Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew Cunningham, the First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff, at his desk at the Admiralty in London.

  • AN ITALIAN PARTISAN IN FLORENCE, 14 AUGUST 1944 AN ITALIAN PARTISAN IN FLORENCE, 14 AUGUST 1944

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

    Senor Prigile, an Italian partisan in Florence. British troops were ordered to avoid fighting the Germans in the precincts of the city of Florence. Italian Partisans, occupying the Fortress Di Basso exchanged fire with the German snipers that remained...

  • AIR COMMODORE SIR FRANK WHITTLE AIR COMMODORE SIR FRANK WHITTLE

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

    Portrait of Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle at his desk. During 1943 to 1946 Air Commodore Whittle was attached to Power Jets Ltd for the development of the Aircraft Gas Turbine for Jet Propulsion. Known as the 'father of the jet engine', the prototype...

  • 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 PRIME MINISTER, THE RT HON WINSTON CHURCHILL, WITH HIS CHIEFS OF STAFF IN THE GARDEN OF NO 10 DOWNING STREET, LONDON, 7 MAY 1945 THE PRIME MINISTER, THE RT HON WINSTON CHURCHILL, WITH HIS CHIEFS OF STAFF IN THE GARDEN OF NO 10 DOWNING STREET, LONDON, 7 MAY 1945

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

    Seated, left to right: Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Portal; Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke, the Rt Hon Winston Churchill; Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham. Standing, left to right: the Secretary to the Chiefs of Staffs Committee, Major General L C Hollis;...

  • 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 Air Force official photographer

    Women’s Auxiliary Air Force: WAAF personnel on an RAF glider station in Britain repair and pack coloured parachutes for use by airborne troops during the Normandy invasion.

  • 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

    A member of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, Miss Elizabeth Amery computes the range at 428 Battery, Coast Defence Artillery Headquarters.

  • 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

    Auxiliary Territorial Service plotters at work at 428 Battery, Coast Defence Artillery. The plotting table is covered and a false coastline has been drawn on the cover by the photographer to allow the censor to pass this photograph.

  • 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

    A British soldier inspecting a goods train destroyed in raids by the Allied Air Forces on the Cortona-Arezzo line.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN ITALY: THE ADVANCE ON CASSINO, MAY 1944 THE CAMPAIGN IN ITALY: THE ADVANCE ON CASSINO, MAY 1944

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

    Three German prisoners walking along the devastated Highway 6, the route to Rome from Cassino.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN ITALY: THE ADVANCE ON CASSINO, MAY 1944 THE CAMPAIGN IN ITALY: THE ADVANCE ON CASSINO, MAY 1944

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

    View of Cassino after heavy bombardment showing a knocked out Sherman tank by a Bailey bridge in the foreground with Monastery Ridge and Castle Hill in the background.

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