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  • BOMBS HIT LONDON STORES: AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    BOMBS HIT LONDON STORES: AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940-09

    A wide view of the bomb-damaged shell of the John Lewis department store on London's Oxford Street, following an air raid in September 1940.

  • SANCTUARY: AIR RAID SHELTER IN JOHN KEBLE CHURCH, MILL HILL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    SANCTUARY: AIR RAID SHELTER IN JOHN KEBLE CHURCH, MILL HILL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    Homeless and/or orphaned children settle down to sleep on camp beds in the air raid shelter at John Keble Church, 1940. A basket in the centre of the photograph probably contains a small baby, also made homeless by the Blitz.

  • THE BLITZ, 1940-1941

    THE BLITZ, 1940-1941

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

    A woman pours a cup of beer for her husband in a narrow air raid shelter in North London, 1940.

  • THE MUNICH AGREEMENT, SEPTEMBER 1938

    THE MUNICH AGREEMENT, SEPTEMBER 1938

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer 1938-09-30

    Neville Chamberlain, the Prime Minister, makes a brief speech announcing “"Peace in our Time"” on his arrival at Heston Airport after his meeting with Hitler at Munich, 30 September 1938.

  • GIRL GUNNERS: THE WORK OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT AN EXPERIMENTAL STATION, SHOEBURYNESS, ESSEX, ENGLAND, 1943

    GIRL GUNNERS: THE WORK OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT AN EXPERIMENTAL STATION, SHOEBURYNESS, ESSEX, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    17 year old Private Edith Jackson, ATS, loads a 25 pounder shell into a field gun at the Royal Artillery experimental station at Shoeburyness, Essex, 1943. The shells were fired into the sea at high tide.

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1942

    Flight Lieutenant Zbigniew Duńczewski and Flying Officer Zdzisław Hirsz of No. 304 Polish Bomber Squadron enjoying a stroll around Piccadilly Circus while on leave, 1942. Behind them, illuminated advertisements advertise Bovril and Schweppes tonic water...

  • REPATRIATION OF POLISH SERVICEMEN FROM BRITAIN TO POLAND, 1945-1948

    REPATRIATION OF POLISH SERVICEMEN FROM BRITAIN TO POLAND, 1945-1948

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-12-31

    Polish airmen line up with their luggage and rifles as they wait to board the SS Banfora at Tilbury, 31 December 1945.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    A group of Polish soldiers enjoying a cup of coffee at a milk bar somewhere in London, 1940.

  • THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1941

    Walking towards the camera following a meeting are: Polish Prime Minister General Władysław Sikorski, Kingsley Wood, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer, Major Victor Cazalet MP, and Henryk Strasburger, the Polish Minister of Finance. The obscured...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    The Clerk-to-Officer-in-Charge of the Control Centre places tabs from the Control Panel onto the Incident Panel. These tabs represent services either at, or on their way to, the incident.

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