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  • GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

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

    Guardsmen laying the first courses of brick to form the foundations of a nissen hut style temporary house.

  • ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944 ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    Staff at the Army Post Office 'somewhere in the Midlands' work on the card index of two million casualties that is maintained there. This index enabled letters for prisoners to be sent to the Red Cross for delivery, and enabled letters for wounded...

  • ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944 ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    Parcels and packets are sorted by hand by women of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) at the Army Post Office, 'somewhere in the Midlands'. Many of the parcels contain local newspapers which are sent by relatives to servicemen overseas to keep them...

  • FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941 FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Harriet Hopkins (aged 2) cries following a disagreement with one of her friends at Kilronan Nursery, also featured in the photograph. The children are playing outside the nursery, and the remains of snow can be seen on the ground.

  • NEW HEROES COME TO THE FAROE ISLANDS: BRITISH FORCES IN THE FAROES, 1940 NEW HEROES COME TO THE FAROE ISLANDS: BRITISH FORCES IN THE FAROES, 1940

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

    Two Faroese children stand with a British sentry outside the Quartermaster's stores at Thorshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands.

  • THE CARTERS IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR A BRITISH FAMILY ON THE HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, C 1940 THE CARTERS IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR A BRITISH FAMILY ON THE HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    Mrs Carter kisses her daughter Angela goodbye on the platform at Hayward's Heath station. Mrs Carter has spent the day with her evacuated children Angela and Michael (standing beside them, right) in their foster home. Angela is upset at the thought of...

  • FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941 FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Mary Dean sits on a chamber pot, surrounded by cots, in the dormitory of Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey, in preparation for bedtime.

  • FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941 FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Sister Morley uses cotton wool to wipe the eye of three-year-old evacuee Lawrence Humpreys in the medical room at Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey.

  • BRITAIN'S WAR BABIES ARE GROWING UP: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR BRITISH CHILDREN AT WAR,  LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 BRITAIN'S WAR BABIES ARE GROWING UP: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR BRITISH CHILDREN AT WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Doreen, Susie and Hugh Buckner play a game of 'Wardens' at their London home. Doreen, Susie and their dolls sit under an up-turned armchair covered in blankets, as 'Warden' Hugh checks to see that they are safely inside their make-believe air raid...

  • PETROL SUBSTITUTES IN USE FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN LEEDS, ENGLAND C 1943 PETROL SUBSTITUTES IN USE FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN LEEDS, ENGLAND C 1943

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

    A bus using a petrol substitute at the bus station in Leeds, c 1943. Clearly visible is one of the containers for synthetic fuel, which is pulled along behind the bus like a trailer.

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