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  • AWASH RIVER, ETHIOPIA

    AWASH RIVER, ETHIOPIA

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

    A destroyed bridge collapsing into the Awash River in Ethiopia.

  • EAST AFRICANS IN BURMA, C. 1945

    EAST AFRICANS IN BURMA, C. 1945

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

    East African troops of the 14th Army in Burma have fought their way down the Gangaw valley, captured Tilin, and then advanced southward to capture Seikpyu on the west bank of the Irrawaddy just below Pagan. Seikpyu was taken during the week ending...

  • JAPANESE MURDER SIKH PRISONERS: CAPTURED ATROCITY PICTURES, C. 17 SEPTEMBER 1945

    JAPANESE MURDER SIKH PRISONERS: CAPTURED ATROCITY PICTURES, C. 17 SEPTEMBER 1945

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

    This set of four atrocity pictures was found among Japanese records when British troops entered Singapore. The pictures clearly show the inhuman brutality practised by the Japanese upon their helpless prisoners. Picture shows:- This shows Japanese...

  • HIGH BRITISH OFFICERS ARRIVE IN CHUNGKING FROM JAPANESE PRISON CAMPS, CHINA, 28 AUGUST    1945

    HIGH BRITISH OFFICERS ARRIVE IN CHUNGKING FROM JAPANESE PRISON CAMPS, CHINA, 28 AUGUST 1945

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

    Picture taken at Chungking airport on the arrival from Mukden, Manchuria, of British officers and officials who had been taken prisoner by the Japanese. Among them were Sir Percy McElwaine, Chief Justice of the Straits Settlements; Sir Shenton...

  • MALARIA CONTROL IN EAST AFRICA COMMAND, C. 1945

    MALARIA CONTROL IN EAST AFRICA COMMAND, C. 1945

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

    22nd Mobile Malaria Section - larval seaching. Apart from the dangers to troops stationed in East Africa Command, an important part of the task of the East Africa Army Medical Corps is to train new arrivals (who may be posted to South East Asia...

  • MALARIA CONTROL IN EAST AFRICA COMMAND, C. 1945

    MALARIA CONTROL IN EAST AFRICA COMMAND, C. 1945

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

    22nd Mobile Malaria Section - larval seaching. Apart from the dangers to troops stationed in East Africa Command, an important part of the task of the East Africa Army Medical Corps is to train new arrivals (who may be posted to South East Asia...

  • SCHOOLGIRLS IN CEYLON HELP IN FOOD PRODUCTION, C. 1945

    SCHOOLGIRLS IN CEYLON HELP IN FOOD PRODUCTION, C. 1945

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

    Competitions and prizes have encouraged the schoolgirls of Ceylon in their efforts to increase food production. Picture shows:- Prize-winners in the Pavilion.

  • SOMALIA GENDARMERIE, C. 9 JULY 1945

    SOMALIA GENDARMERIE, C. 9 JULY 1945

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

    The Somalia Gendarmerie is the force which has maintained law and order in Somalia since the early days of the British occupation in 1941. At first the force was loosely controlled and decentralised, but later, as the country settled down, it was...

  • A TOUR IN SOMALIA, C. 16 JUNE 1945

    A TOUR IN SOMALIA, C. 16 JUNE 1945

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

    The water point of Isha Baidoa, between Afgoi and Bardera. Isha in Somali means a spring or eye. At the end of the Gilal or dry season, people come from as far as forty miles away to fetch their drinking water. In addition, the springs are used for...

  • SOMALIA GENDARMERIE, C. 9 JULY 1945

    SOMALIA GENDARMERIE, C. 9 JULY 1945

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

    The Somalia Gendarmerie is the force which has maintained law and order in Somalia since the early days of the British occupation in 1941. At first the force was loosely controlled and decentralised, but later, as the country settled down, it was...

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