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  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Miss Patience Brand (known as 'Boo') is 18 years old and is part of London's 'Society'. She is now a member of the Women's Voluntary Service and runs a mobile canteen in London. Here we see her raising her cup in front of...

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Some of the 175 children being monitored by the Ministry of Health during their evacuation from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of Devon. The photograph was taken on arrival at Brent Station.

  • AN EXPECTANT MOTHER IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, MARCH 1940

    AN EXPECTANT MOTHER IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, MARCH 1940

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

    A close-up portrait photograph of the Mr and Mrs Bentley's new baby son. Unfortunately, there is no record of his name in the original captions.

  • STUDENT NURSE: LIFE AT ST HELIER HOSPITAL, CARSHALTON, SURREY, 1943

    STUDENT NURSE: LIFE AT ST HELIER HOSPITAL, CARSHALTON, SURREY, 1943

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

    A full-length portrait of student nurse Joyce Collier as she carries a tray away from the bed of a patient at St Helier Hospital. Her uniform consists of a "spotless apron and a practical but attractive mob cap, made simply from a plain triangle of...

  • EVACUEES IN DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    EVACUEES IN DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    Charlie Swanscott plays with a bow and arrow in the sunshine in Totnes, Devon. He has been evacuated from his home in Blackfriars, London.

  • A VISIT TO AN ANTI-AIRCRAFT SHIP, ENGLAND, 1940

    A VISIT TO AN ANTI-AIRCRAFT SHIP, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    A striking photograph of an Anti-Aircraft Control Lookout as he looks through his binoculars into the sky from the deck of this anti-aircraft ship, somewhere in England, 1940. He has his steel helmet close by, and is holding the communication tube...

  • DUTCH CHILDREN AT WARMSWORTH CAMP, NEAR DONCASTER, ENGLAND, 1945

    DUTCH CHILDREN AT WARMSWORTH CAMP, NEAR DONCASTER, ENGLAND, 1945

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

    A group of smiling Dutch children wave from the window of a coach which is taking them from Warmsworth camp, which has been their home for the past two months. These children hadbeen in England for two months. They wereleaving the camp, after a day of...

  • MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN: EID UL FITR CELEBRATIONS, 1941

    MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN: EID UL FITR CELEBRATIONS, 1941

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

    A striking portrait of an Indian soldier, probably of the Royal Indian Army Service Corps, outside Woking Mosque, following the Eid ul Fitr ceremony.

  • AT AN ATS MOTOR TRANSPORT COMPANY TRAINING CENTRE, CAMBERLEY, SURREY, 1942

    AT AN ATS MOTOR TRANSPORT COMPANY TRAINING CENTRE, CAMBERLEY, SURREY, 1942

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

    A portrait of an ATS FANY Corporal as she leans out of the cab of her vehicle. She is an instructor at a Ministry of Transport Training Centre, somewhere in 'Southern Command', probably at Camberley, Surrey.

  • FIELD MARSHAL SIR HAROLD ALEXANDER, 1945

    FIELD MARSHAL SIR HAROLD ALEXANDER, 1945

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

    A head and shoulders portrait of Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander standing in front of a large map.

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