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  • THE FIRST BATTLE OF NARVIK, 10 APRIL 1940

    THE FIRST BATTLE OF NARVIK, 10 APRIL 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer 1940-04

    Wrecked German shipping in Narvik Bay after the attack by British warships, April 1940.

  • "JUNGLE COMMANDO" TROOPS LEAVE AFRICA FOR BURMA, C. 9 MARCH 1945

    "JUNGLE COMMANDO" TROOPS LEAVE AFRICA FOR BURMA, C. 9 MARCH 1945

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

    More drafts of West African troops have arrived in India for service on the Burma front. Their arrival follows almost within a year of the arrival of the first contingent who have since distinguished themselves in the Burma fighting, and earned...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" Made by: Press photographers

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  • AMERICAN FIGHTERS FOR MALAYA, C. 12 AUGUST 1941

    AMERICAN FIGHTERS FOR MALAYA, C. 12 AUGUST 1941

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

    Royal Air Force mechanics in Singapore are working at top pressure to assemble, and pilots to test, large numbers of Brewster Buffaloes, American high-speed fighting planes. At one Singapore Royal Air Force station hangar after hangar is crammed...

  • THE JAPANESE CONQUEST OF HONG KONG 1941

    THE JAPANESE CONQUEST OF HONG KONG 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) 1941-11

    Canadian troops (Winnipeg Grenadiers or Canadian Royal Rifles) marching into their new camp on arrival at Hong Kong, 16 November 1941.

  • NEW ZEALAND FORCES IN THE WESTERN DESERT, C. JANUARY 1943

    NEW ZEALAND FORCES IN THE WESTERN DESERT, C. JANUARY 1943

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

    Lieutenant General Freyberg, General Officer Commanding New Zealand Forces in the Western Desert, directing operations from his tank during the fighting in the Western Desert.

  • MERCHANT SEAMEN'S CLUB, COLOMBO, CEYLON, C. 15 MAY 1944

    MERCHANT SEAMEN'S CLUB, COLOMBO, CEYLON, C. 15 MAY 1944

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

    Women volunteers who work at the Merchant Service Club at Colombo talking things over with a visitor.

  • THE RECONQUEST OF ETHIOPIA - STRIKING PICTURES. THE CROSSING OF THE OMO, 23 MAY 1941

    THE RECONQUEST OF ETHIOPIA - STRIKING PICTURES. THE CROSSING OF THE OMO, 23 MAY 1941

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

    In magnificent silhouette Dejazmatch 'Ras' Gerressu Duki watches his army cross the Omo river into Italian territory.

  • THE ALLIED RECONQUEST OF ETHIOPIA, 23 MAY 1941

    THE ALLIED RECONQUEST OF ETHIOPIA, 23 MAY 1941

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

    Dejazmatch 'Ras' Gerressu Duki's son Tefferra Gerressu, aged 15, who accompanied the Ethiopian Army, holding a sub-machine gun in camp.

  • WAR CAME TO BURMA, C. 1942

    WAR CAME TO BURMA, C. 1942

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

    The Governor of Burma, Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, greeting a Chinese General in Burma.

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