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  • COUNTRY SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT BALDOCK COUNTY COUNCIL SCHOOL, BALDOCK, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COUNTRY SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT BALDOCK COUNTY COUNCIL SCHOOL, BALDOCK, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Boys at Baldock County Council School smile for the camera as they pose in the sunshine with their javelins during a sports lesson on the school playing field.

  • 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

    After lunch, Mrs and Miss March relax in the doorway of their barge before beginning to unload their cargo of flour.

  • PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWTH AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET IN BRITAIN, 1943

    PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWTH AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    A worker operates a small crane, its bucket full of sugar beet, as another load is added to the already large pile of beet. These vegetables are soon to be processed and their sugar extracted.

  • INDIAN TEST PILOT, ENGLAND, 1942

    INDIAN TEST PILOT, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    Flying Officer P C Ramachandran, wearing a flying helmet, smiles from the cockpit of his aircraft, prior to a test flight, somewhere in Britain.

  • COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

    COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

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

    "Doc" Kennedy plays the piano before changing for dinner in comfortable surroundings of the piano room at Stanbridge Earls. Listening to him play are Lieutenant Michael Zincowich (looking through the window), a Fortress Bombardier from New...

  • WOMEN'S LAND ARMY TRAINING, CANNINGTON, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, C 1940

    WOMEN'S LAND ARMY TRAINING, CANNINGTON, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    Land Girls cleaning mangelwurzels for cattle fodder.

  • INDIAN TEST PILOT, ENGLAND, 1942

    INDIAN TEST PILOT, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A three-quarter length portrait of Flying Officer P C Ramachandran dressed in his flying kit. He is smiling for the camera, a cigarette in his hand, as he stands in the doorway of a hangar upon completion of a test flight.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    Men use sacks as blankets as they take refuge under a railway arch which now serves as an air raid shelter for dispossessed people in west London, 1940.

  • TRAINING FOR WAR WORK: CHISWICK POLYTECHNIC, TURNHAM GREEN, 1941

    TRAINING FOR WAR WORK: CHISWICK POLYTECHNIC, TURNHAM GREEN, 1941

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

    Peggy Stevenson (aged 21) is inspecting gauges at Chiswick Polytechnic. Peggy is from Bansham and, in her spare time, likes walking, dancing and drawing.

  • MILK PRODUCTION: DAIRY FARMING IN WARTIME, NORFOLK, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    MILK PRODUCTION: DAIRY FARMING IN WARTIME, NORFOLK, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Milk churns are sterilised by steam at a dairy farm, somewhere in Norfolk. The original caption states that "unless this precaution is taken milk may be contaminated by placing it in unsterile churns, thus nullifying the good effects of careful and...

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