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  • MODERN FARMING: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    MODERN FARMING: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Agricultural workers operate a tractor-drawn 'Cutlift' machine in a clover field in Hampshire. This machine can be used to cut any green crop. Once cut, the crop passes up the conveyor and is dropped into the trailer. It can then be taken to...

  • FIRST US ARMY REHABILITATION CENTRE: RECUPERATION AND TRAINING AT 8TH CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, STONELEIGH PARK, KENILWORTH, WARWICKSHIRE, UK, 1943

    FIRST US ARMY REHABILITATION CENTRE: RECUPERATION AND TRAINING AT 8TH CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, STONELEIGH PARK, KENILWORTH, WARWICKSHIRE, UK, 1943

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

    Private Gilbert Casados (from Pryor, Colorado) crosses the River Avon on one of two ropes as part of an obstacle course at the 8th Convalescent Hospital, Stoneleigh Park. The course has been built by trainees who have recently been promoted to A grade,...

  • CHAPEL CLEEVE NURSERY - THE STEPHEN S WISE HOME: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH EVACUEES, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, 1942

    CHAPEL CLEEVE NURSERY - THE STEPHEN S WISE HOME: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH EVACUEES, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    Young children enjoy creating art in a finely panelled room at Chapel Cleeve Nursery, Washford, Somerset. Many of the children are playing with modelling clays, whilst others paint at easels beside the large windows. Several nurses supervise the...

  • WOMEN CARPENTERS THEN AND NOW: WOMEN AT WORK IN ENGLAND, 1941

    WOMEN CARPENTERS THEN AND NOW: WOMEN AT WORK IN ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Brenda Dench (top) and Stella Day smile for the camera as they look through an empty window frame standing on a workbench in the workshop in which they work, building wooden huts. Both women are carpenters: Brenda is holding a hammer and Stella a saw....

  • NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN WARTIME, TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN WARTIME, TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    In the Ship Research Department at the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington, a large model is being built for use in the test tank.

  • THE WORK OF THE CITIZENS' ADVICE BUREAU, ELDON HOUSE, CROYDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    THE WORK OF THE CITIZENS' ADVICE BUREAU, ELDON HOUSE, CROYDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    A female volunteer of the Personal Service League mends clothing donated to the Citizens' Advice Bureau for those in need.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF NO 121 (EAGLE) SQUADRON RAF, ROCHFORD, ESSEX, AUGUST 1942

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF NO 121 (EAGLE) SQUADRON RAF, ROCHFORD, ESSEX, AUGUST 1942

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

    Flying Officer Barry Mahon (left) and Flight Lieutenant Seldon R Edner run to their aircraft as they are given the order to scramble. Both men are from California. The original caption states that enemy aircraft had appeared at 25,000 feet, seven miles...

  • OUTWORKING UNIT: THE CONTRIBUTION OF OUTWORKERS TO THE WAR EFFORT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    OUTWORKING UNIT: THE CONTRIBUTION OF OUTWORKERS TO THE WAR EFFORT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Men and women at work boxing up motor transport and tank spare parts for Command Ordnance Depot, Bicester, at an outworking unit in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. A large poster featuring a cartoon of Field Marshal Montgomery can be seen on the wall in the...

  • THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

    THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

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

    A photograph of a box containing the presentation print of the film 'Desert Victory', which was to be sent by the Prime Minister to General Montgomery in Tripoli. The box is covered in stickers marked 'urgent'.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

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

    A Stirling I of No 218 (Gold Coast) Squadron being bombed-up at Downham Market, Norfolk, in the summer of 1942, soon after the airfield, which was a satellite of Marham, opened. The bomb train has arrived at the Stirling's dispersal and a pair of 1,...

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