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  • 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.

  • BRITISH PROVIDE HANDICRAFTS FOR AMERICAN CONVALESCENTS: RECREATION FOR WOUNDED TROOPS AT 159TH US GENERAL HOSPITAL, YEOVIL, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BRITISH PROVIDE HANDICRAFTS FOR AMERICAN CONVALESCENTS: RECREATION FOR WOUNDED TROOPS AT 159TH US GENERAL HOSPITAL, YEOVIL, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    Wounded American soldiers at work on various handicrafts in the workshop at 159th US General Hospital in Yeovil, Somerset.

  • LONDON PARKS: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    LONDON PARKS: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    A swimmer dives into the cool waters of the Serpentine in London's Hyde Park. Several other bathers wait their turn on the diving board steps.

  • EVERYDAY LIFE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY SHELL FILLING FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    EVERYDAY LIFE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY SHELL FILLING FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    At this stage of the shell production process, workers screw in the fuzes. The shells are then ready to go to the paint shop. Each shell is painted with a different colour combination depending on the type of explosive used.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING SCHEME

    ROYAL AIR FORCE EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING SCHEME

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

    Members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) who are training to be instructors for the Royal Air Force Educational and Vocational Training Scheme, visit a children's health clinic in Edmonton, London.

  • WHITEHALL CANTEEN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, MARCH 1943

    WHITEHALL CANTEEN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, MARCH 1943

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

    Women of the Whitehall Canteen wait at the bus stop outside the National Gallery after the canteen has closed for the day. Left to right they are: Mrs Maini-Cooke, Mrs Bobby Kenyon, Mrs Potter, Mrs J P Tullock, Mrs Lubbock, Lady Gater, Mrs A Parnwell....

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