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  • AT AN ATS MOTOR TRANSPORT COMPANY TRAINING CENTRE, CAMBERLEY, SURREY, 1941

    AT AN ATS MOTOR TRANSPORT COMPANY TRAINING CENTRE, CAMBERLEY, SURREY, 1941

    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 examine an engine in a workshop as part of their training at the Motor Transport Company Training Centre, probably at Camberley, Surrey.

  • DUTCH CHILD REFUGEES: ARRIVAL IN BRITAIN AT TILBURY, ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    DUTCH CHILD REFUGEES: ARRIVAL IN BRITAIN AT TILBURY, ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    In the rest centre at Tilbury, a classroom full of Dutch refugee children sit patiently at their desks whilst waiting to be moved off to their hostel. Several of their teachers can be seen in the background.

  • WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942

    WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942

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

    It is a busy life on a canal barge. Here we see Miss March mopping the roof of the 'HEATHER BELL' as she waits for a lock to empty.

  • FACTORY WELFARE WORK: WELFARE AT PILKINGTON'S GLASS FACTORY, ST HELENS, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FACTORY WELFARE WORK: WELFARE AT PILKINGTON'S GLASS FACTORY, ST HELENS, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    The welfare facilities at the glass factory include 45 acres of recreation grounds. The grounds comprise bowling greens, tennis courts, cricket grounds and football pitches. Here we see a bowls match between two local teams in progress in the sunshine...

  • BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    Boatman Ronald Hambridge (left) collects his rations from the headquarters of the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company at Hayes in Middlesex. The original caption explains that canals workers are greatly affected by food rationing because they are unable...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Reverend Joseph Stephens leads his congregation in prayer during a service at St Mark's Church, Silvertown. The services are held in a curtained off section of a side chapel in the church, as much of the building was damaged during the Blitz....

  • US TROOPS ATTEND BRITISH ARMY SCHOOL: AMERICAN SOLDIERS TRAIN AT THE BRITISH ARMY SCHOOL OF HYGIENE, UK, 1944

    US TROOPS ATTEND BRITISH ARMY SCHOOL: AMERICAN SOLDIERS TRAIN AT THE BRITISH ARMY SCHOOL OF HYGIENE, UK, 1944

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

    As part of a course they are attending at the British Army School of Hygiene, Private Emanuel Smith (from Lathonia, Georgia) and Corporal George S Morris (of 1007 Frank Street, Atlanta Georgia) look on as a member of the Royal Army Medical Corps...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND 1939-1941.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND 1939-1941.

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

    Pilots and navigators plot courses to and from their target, following a briefing at Oakington, Cambridgeshire..

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    A group of young boys throw their female friend into the water as they bathe at the Lido by Caversham Bridge, Reading. Several other people can be seen in the water, enjoying the sunshine.

  • SIXTEEN YEAR OLDS REGISTER: TEENAGERS RECEIVE THEIR ADULT ID CARDS AT THE LABOUR EXCHANGE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    SIXTEEN YEAR OLDS REGISTER: TEENAGERS RECEIVE THEIR ADULT ID CARDS AT THE LABOUR EXCHANGE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    16 year old Patricia D Harding (centre right), a typist telephonist for a building contractor, receives her new blue (adult) Identity Card from a Ministry of Labour official at the Labour Exchange, Islington. According to the original caption, she goes...

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