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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • PRITAM SINGH - ONE OF KENYA'S SPECIALIST INDIAN REPAIR WORKERS, KENYA, C. 28 SEPTEMBER    1942

    PRITAM SINGH - ONE OF KENYA'S SPECIALIST INDIAN REPAIR WORKERS, KENYA, C. 28 SEPTEMBER 1942

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

    Pritam Singh, a young Sikh volunteer, who has distinguished himself in the highly skilled technical work of motor repairing and engineering. Since being taken on by a Kenya local transport company, he has been up-graded and is regarded as one of...

  • INDIAN ARMOURED CORPS IN MIDDLE EAST, C. 15 MARCH 1944

    INDIAN ARMOURED CORPS IN MIDDLE EAST, C. 15 MARCH 1944

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

    The fame of the old Indian Cavalry Regiments is known throughout the world. They have always been splendid horsemen, and fine fighting soldiers. These regiments still exist bearing their famous names and traditions, but newly equipped for modern...

  • SUCCESSFUL BRITISH OPERATIONS AT MADAGASCAR, 1942

    SUCCESSFUL BRITISH OPERATIONS AT MADAGASCAR, 1942

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

    The British occupation of Madagascar with a view to preventing the strategically important island from being used by Axis powers, is continuing with smooth success. After capturing Majunga, Tamatave and other key towns and points, British troops...

  • THE FALL OF SINGAPORE

    THE FALL OF SINGAPORE

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

    A 15-inch coast defence gun at Singapore, November 1941.

  • THE FALL OF SINGAPORE

    THE FALL OF SINGAPORE

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) 1941-11-14

    One of Singapore's 15-inch coast defence guns firing, 14 November 1941.

  • EAST AFRICANS BECOME MOTOR TRANSPORT DRIVERS, C. 13 DECEMBER 1943

    EAST AFRICANS BECOME MOTOR TRANSPORT DRIVERS, C. 13 DECEMBER 1943

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

    Motor Transport Depot. Askaris learning to change gear. Note stones on head to stop learners looking down.

  • 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.

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