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  • LIFE AT DAUNTSEY PARK NURSERY (CAPTAIN COLIN P KELLY - CORPORAL MEYER LEVIN NURSERY), WILTSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

    LIFE AT DAUNTSEY PARK NURSERY (CAPTAIN COLIN P KELLY - CORPORAL MEYER LEVIN NURSERY), WILTSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Young children play with toys on a blanket on the floor their dormitory at Dauntsey Park, Dauntsey, near Great Somerford, Chippenham, Wiltshire as one of their nurses looks on.

  • RATIONING IN BRITAIN, 1943

    RATIONING IN BRITAIN, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    This photograph features a child's ration book (issued July 1943) and a series of food-related certificates and coupons specifically for children. They are: coupons for free cod liver oil and fruit juice (left), vouchers entitling the bearer to...

  • COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Members of the Women's Institute hard at work making jam in the Peace Hall (an army hut converted into a village hall) at Rowney Green, Worcestershire. Labelling the jam jars in the foreground are Mrs Lee (left) and Mrs Dodd. Weighing the fruit in...

  • PRESTWICK AIRPORT: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, PRESTWICK, AYRSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    PRESTWICK AIRPORT: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, PRESTWICK, AYRSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A member of the ground crew at Prestwick airport cleans the tail fin of a Consolidated B-24 Liberator aircraft.

  • REHABILITATION OF BRITISH SOLDIERS FROM NORMANDY: THE WORK OF THE ROBERT JONES AND DAME AGNES HUNT ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL, OSWESTRY, SHROPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    REHABILITATION OF BRITISH SOLDIERS FROM NORMANDY: THE WORK OF THE ROBERT JONES AND DAME AGNES HUNT ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL, OSWESTRY, SHROPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Lance Corporal Lee works on a tapestry fire screen in his hospital bed at the Robert Jones and Dame Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry. Lance Corporal Lee is from Nettlebed in Oxfordshire and served with 6th Airborne Division until he was injured...

  • PRESTWICK AIRPORT: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, PRESTWICK, AYRSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    PRESTWICK AIRPORT: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, PRESTWICK, AYRSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Women of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) help to plot a course in an office at Prestwick airport.

  • STIRRUP PUMP MANUFACTURE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    STIRRUP PUMP MANUFACTURE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A pile of finished stirrup pump barrels are sorted by a smiling woman war worker at this stirrup pump factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • HOME GUARD MAN ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN: CIVIL DEFENCE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    HOME GUARD MAN ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN: CIVIL DEFENCE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Women of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) bring food to members of the Home Guard before they begin their night duty manning an anti-aircraft (AA) gun.

  • DOMESTIC WORK IN HOSPITALS, ST HELIER HOSPITAL, CARSHALTON, SURREY, 1943

    DOMESTIC WORK IN HOSPITALS, ST HELIER HOSPITAL, CARSHALTON, SURREY, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A cook prepares steak and kidney puddings for patients in the hospital kitchen at St Helier Hospital, Carshalton. The original caption is keen to emphasise that although quantity is needed, quality is in no way compromised and the cook takes '...

  • NORTH LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER, 1940

    NORTH LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER, 1940

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

    Civilians sleep on benches in a north London air raid shelter, 1940.

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