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  • 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...

  • ARTILLERY SHOOT - NAIVASHA, KENYA, C. 4 MAY 1944 ARTILLERY SHOOT - NAIVASHA, KENYA, C. 4 MAY 1944

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

    Loading a 25 pounder.

  • BRITISH PARATROOPS ON WAY TO LAND IN HOLLAND, 17 SEPTEMBER 1944 BRITISH PARATROOPS ON WAY TO LAND IN HOLLAND, 17 SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    British paratroops inside a C-47 transport plane to land with the First Allied Airborne Army on enemy-held Holland.

  • BRITISH ADMINISTRATION RESTORED IN THE GILBERT ISLANDS, C. 8 NOVEMBER 1944 BRITISH ADMINISTRATION RESTORED IN THE GILBERT ISLANDS, C. 8 NOVEMBER 1944

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

    Picture taken in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony, a group of British Islands in the Micronesia Pacific Ocean, now restored to British administration after occupation by the Japanese. In November 1943, American troops launched a seaborne...

  • BRITISH ADMINISTRATION RESTORED IN THE GILBERT ISLANDS, C. 8 NOVEMBER 1944 BRITISH ADMINISTRATION RESTORED IN THE GILBERT ISLANDS, C. 8 NOVEMBER 1944

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

    Picture taken in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony, a group of British Islands in the Micronesia Pacific Ocean, now restored to British administration after occupation by the Japanese. In November 1943, American troops launched a seaborne...

  • 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...

  • BRITISH TROOPS OF THE FIRST ALLIED AIRBORNE ARMY WHO LANDED IN HOLLAND, BRITAIN, 17 SEPTEMBER 1944 BRITISH TROOPS OF THE FIRST ALLIED AIRBORNE ARMY WHO LANDED IN HOLLAND, BRITAIN, 17 SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    British paratroopers line up to board the C-47 transport aircraft.

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