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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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 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

  • 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 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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 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, 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 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 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.

  • 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 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 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.

  • ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

    ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

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

    Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten sitting at his desk (close-up, looking down).

  • 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. In the background is a British Red Cross poster.

  • ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

    ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

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

    Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten sitting at his desk (close-up, looking up).

  • 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

    Auxiliary Territorial Service: The Director of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, Chief Controller Jean Knox, at her desk.

  • ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

    ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

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

    Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten sitting at his desk.

  • 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 beside 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,...

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939-1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939-1945

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

    Nursing: Close-up of Lady Mountbatten, wearing the uniform of the St John's Ambulance Brigade, sitting in the drawing room of her house in Belgrave Square, London.

  • 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

    Sailor wearing a steel helmet, carrying a Bren gun.

  • 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: An ATS draughtswoman at the Royal Artillery Experimental Unit, Shoeburyness, Essex.

  • 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

    Half length portrait of HRH Prince Umberto in his villa at Naples.

  • LIEUTENANT GENERAL M C DEMPSEY, CB, DSO, MC, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, BRITISH SECOND ARMY, APRIL 1944

    LIEUTENANT GENERAL M C DEMPSEY, CB, DSO, MC, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, BRITISH SECOND ARMY, APRIL 1944

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

    Half length portrait of Lieutenant General Dempsey, wearing hat.

  • 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

    A soldier of the Royal Military Police in the Klagenfurt area with Anna, a 4 year old Austrian girl with whose family he was billeted.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE WELLINGTON FLIES TO DROP AID TO CUT-OFF GREEK TOWNS, FEBRUARY 1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE WELLINGTON FLIES TO DROP AID TO CUT-OFF GREEK TOWNS, FEBRUARY 1945

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

    A Vickers Wellington XII JA412 of No 221 Squadron, Royal Air Force Coastal Command, operating from Hassani, near Athens, on its way to drop supplies including newspapers, leaflets and clothing to isolated Greek villages cut off by the enemy's...

  • 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, standing on top of some tree trunks on a pull wagon.

  • 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.

  • 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

    The First Lieutenant, Lieutenant R Bulkeley at the periscope of HMS TRIBUNE.

  • LIEUTENANT GENERAL M C DEMPSEY, CB, DSO, MC, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, BRITISH SECOND ARMY, APRIL 1944

    LIEUTENANT GENERAL M C DEMPSEY, CB, DSO, MC, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, BRITISH SECOND ARMY, APRIL 1944

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

    Half length portrait of Lieutenant General Dempsey.

  • 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

    ATS spotter with binoculars at the anti-aircraft command post, with a 3.7 inch anti-aircraft gun in the background.

  • THE QUEBEC CONFERENCE, CANADA, AUGUST 1943

    THE QUEBEC CONFERENCE, CANADA, AUGUST 1943

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

    Group photograph on the terrace of the Citadel in Quebec, on the occasion of the First Quebec Conference, with the Chateau Frontenac in the background. Front row: President Roosevelt of the United States and the Earl of Athlone, Governor General of...

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939-1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939-1945

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

    Nursing: Close-up of Lady Mountbatten, wearing the uniform of the St John's Ambulance Brigade, sitting next to a small round table in the drawing room of her house in Belgrave Square, London.

  • WOMEN WAR WORKERS IN BRITAIN, 1943

    WOMEN WAR WORKERS IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Mrs T Charlesworth uses a lathe to machine 17-pounder gun chambers.

  • 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.

  • 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 WAR WORKERS IN BRITAIN, 1943

    WOMEN WAR WORKERS IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Mrs C Graham, a war worker involved in the manufacture of 17-pdr anti-tank guns, 1943.

  • SUPERMARINE SPITFIRES OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN ITALY, JANUARY 1944

    SUPERMARINE SPITFIRES OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN ITALY, JANUARY 1944

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

    Aircraftman Jim Birkett (close-up) and Leading Aircraftman Wally Passmore working on the portside Merlin engine of a Supermarine Spitfire of No 241 Squadron, Royal Air Force on a chilly day in Southern Italy.

  • GUARDS ARMOURED TRAINING WING, PIRBRIGHT, SURREY, NOVEMBER 1943

    GUARDS ARMOURED TRAINING WING, PIRBRIGHT, SURREY, NOVEMBER 1943

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

    A corporal of the Irish Guards with a microphone and earphones in the hatch of a tank at the Guards Armoured Training Wing. (Note the proper wear is a steel helmet).

  • GUARDS ARMOURED TRAINING WING, PIRBRIGHT, SURREY, NOVEMBER 1943

    GUARDS ARMOURED TRAINING WING, PIRBRIGHT, SURREY, NOVEMBER 1943

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

    A sergeant of the Coldstream Guards wearing earphones attached to a steel helmet at the Guards Armoured Training Wing.

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