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  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

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

    Two cottages fitted with a temporary tarpaulin sheet roof to keep them weatherproof until permanent repairs can be undertaken.

  • WOOLMORE STREET RESTAURANT: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    WOOLMORE STREET RESTAURANT: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    Salvage workers Mr Aldous, Mr Major and Mr Wigington step down from their vehicle as they arrive at the British Restaurant on Woolmore Street for lunch.

  • THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

    THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

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

    Wren Unknown arrives at HMS EAGLET and must show her pass to the sentry on duty. The sign above the door says 'Office of Flag Officer in Charge'.

  • HOLY ISLAND PLAYS ITS PART: EVERYDAY LIFE ON LINDISFARNE, 1942

    HOLY ISLAND PLAYS ITS PART: EVERYDAY LIFE ON LINDISFARNE, 1942

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

    A group of men enjoy a pint at the bar of the Crown and Anchor, one of two pubs on the island of Lindisfarne. Behind the bar are 64 year old George Allison, the landlord, and a lady, who is pouring a drink. As well being the publican, George is the...

  • GUILDFORD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME GUILDFORD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GUILDFORD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME GUILDFORD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    A view of Guildford Cathedral. According to the original caption, it is the third new Anglican Cathedral to be built since the reformation. Building began in 1936 and has yet to be completed.

  • 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

    Customers receive a haircut in the barber's shop at Prestwick airport.

  • A VILLAGE SAVES: NATIONAL SAVINGS IN LEWKNOR, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1941

    A VILLAGE SAVES: NATIONAL SAVINGS IN LEWKNOR, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    This young baby, John Andrew, is 6 months old and is worth his weight in gold, as he weighs 18lb, and has £18 in National Savings Certificates.

  • PERSIAN AIRMEN TRAIN IN BRITAIN, 1944

    PERSIAN AIRMEN TRAIN IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    Three Persian airmen chat to a member of the Royal Air Force beside an aircraft. The Persian men are Lieutenant Mohamad Khatami from Rasht, Lieutenant Ahmed-Ali Jahanbin from Tehran and Lieutenant Nasrollah Shahrokay, also from Tehran. According to the...

  • OLD RAGS INTO NEW CLOTH: SALVAGE IN BRITAIN, APRIL 1942

    OLD RAGS INTO NEW CLOTH: SALVAGE IN BRITAIN, APRIL 1942

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

    A worker at this textile mill removes rags from the carbonising machine. The carbonising process destroys any non-wool fibres in shredded salvaged material, so that the rags can become 'shoddy' and be used to produce new woollen garments.

  • YMCA SNAPSHOTS FROM HOME: CIVILIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS AT WORK, UK, 1944

    YMCA SNAPSHOTS FROM HOME: CIVILIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS AT WORK, UK, 1944

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

    A portrait of smiling amateur photographer E Gordon Miller as he gives one last instruction to his subject (not pictured) before taking the photograph. Mr Miller is from Liverpool.

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