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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 with...

  • GROUP OF VIPS ON A VISIT TO CYPRUS, C. 19 NOVEMBER 1941

    GROUP OF VIPS ON A VISIT TO CYPRUS, C. 19 NOVEMBER 1941

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

    Left to right, Air Marshal A W Tedder, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Royal Air Force, Middle East, General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander in Chief Middle East, and Captain Rt Hon Oliver Lyttleton, Minister of State.

  • WITH MIDDLE EAST FORCES, C. 1944

    WITH MIDDLE EAST FORCES, C. 1944

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

    Picture shows:- Gulamrasul, a Liwali of Bagamoyo Tanganyika Territory, greets Tanganyikan men.

  • SOUTH PACIFIC SCOUTS - GUERILLAS WHO MAKE IT HOT FOR JAPS IN NEW GEORGIA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1944

    SOUTH PACIFIC SCOUTS - GUERILLAS WHO MAKE IT HOT FOR JAPS IN NEW GEORGIA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1944

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

    The South Pacific Scouts consist of islander volunteers - natives of the Solomons, Fiji, Tonga, Guadalcanal, Florida and Malaita islands. In groups led by white officers, they have fought in co-operation with the Allied forces in this theatre of war....

  • WITH THE AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE DURING THE MALAYA CAMPAIGN, c. 1942

    WITH THE AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE DURING THE MALAYA CAMPAIGN, c. 1942

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

    A head and shoulders portrait of a smiling Australian soldier as he holds "Joey" the mascot in his arms. This young kangaroo was smuggled into Malaya.

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

    KENYA'S WAR EFFORT: THE ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE

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

    HMS ORYX - minesweeper.

  • THE JAPANESE CONQUEST OF MALAYA AND SINGAPORE 1941-42

    THE JAPANESE CONQUEST OF MALAYA AND SINGAPORE 1941-42

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

    Lieutenant-General A E Percival, General Officer Commanding Malaya at the time of the Japanese attack.

  • THE TRINIDAD ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE (TRNVR), SEPTEMBER 1944

    THE TRINIDAD ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE (TRNVR), SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    Cricket practice at the Trinidad Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve training establishment at Staubles Bay.

  • MR CHURCHILL CONVALESCES IN SUNSHINE, C. 31 DECEMBER 1943

    MR CHURCHILL CONVALESCES IN SUNSHINE, C. 31 DECEMBER 1943

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

    Winston Churchill sits in the sunshine in Marrakesh, Morocco, in December 1943 during a period of convalescence after falling ill with pneumonia.

  • CIVIL DEFENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CIVIL DEFENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Colonel Stanley, Secretary of State for the Colonies, inspecting the Guard of Honour comprised of men of the Kingston Fire Brigade during his visit to Jamaica in January 1945.

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