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  • KENYA'S WAR EFFORT: THE ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE, 1942 KENYA'S WAR EFFORT: THE ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE, 1942

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

    Men of the Kenyan Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve man a Lewis gun on board the minesweeper HMS ONYX, while on a local river patrol.

  • FIJI ISLANDERS FIGHTING IN THE PACIFIC, 1944 FIJI ISLANDERS FIGHTING IN THE PACIFIC, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Wright Rob

    Troops of the Fiji Infantry Regiment preparing for embarkation for overseas service against the Japanese.

  • LAND AND AIR FORCES CO-OPERATE IN WESTERN DESERT FIGHTING, C. 15 DECEMBER 1942 LAND AND AIR FORCES CO-OPERATE IN WESTERN DESERT FIGHTING, C. 15 DECEMBER 1942

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

    Close co-operation betwen Land and Air Forces was one of the outstanding features of the Allied success in the Western Desert. Allied aircraft kept up incessant and concentrated attacks on enemy supply bases, supplies and concentrations behind...

  • AFRICAN SOLDIERS LEARN TO HANDLE THE BREN, C. 1943 AFRICAN SOLDIERS LEARN TO HANDLE THE BREN, C. 1943

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

    Men of the East African forces learn the mechanism of the Bren gun and its use in battle. The men show keen mechanical interest and readily learn the name of each part of the gun and its relation to the whole. Picture shows:- African Bren gunners...

  • WESTERN DESERT, C. 1943 WESTERN DESERT, C. 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Zola, Bela

    Bede Littoria - house where Colonel Keyes was killed trying to capture Rommel.

  • IMPORTANT MEETING, SINGAPORE, 2 DECEMBER 1941 IMPORTANT MEETING, SINGAPORE, 2 DECEMBER 1941

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

    It was an event of first class importance when key men from England, Australia, China, Thailand, Malaya and the Far East Command met in conference at Singapore. These representatives were Sir Robert Brooke-Popham (Commander-in-Chief, Far East); Mr...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945 ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945

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

    De Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth, operating in the air ambulance role, prepares to evacuate a wounded Askari of the 11th East African Division, from a forward airstrip in Central Burma.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945 ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945

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

    RAF reinforcements gathered at a transit camp in Singapore, following the Japanese invasion of Malaya.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945 ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945

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

    Bristol Blenheim Mark IVs taxying out for an air-test after assembly at Tengah, Singapore, following their urgent shipment to the theatre.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945 ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945

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

    Twelve Brewster Buffalo Mark Is of No. 243 Squadron RAF, based at Kallang, Singapore, in flight over the Malayan jungle in in formations of three, accompanied by a Bristol Blenheim Mark IV of No, 34 Squadron RAF (lower right), based at Tengah.

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