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  • 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

    Men of the 'light rescue', previously known as stretcher parties, rush past a row of cars to their vehicles at their depot, somewhere in Fulham. The leader is wearing a white helmet, and can be seen in the foreground. They plan to take two cars to the...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Whenever he is in Manchester, lorry driver Fred Horrod stays with 62 year old Mrs Louie Quaile. Here Fred drinks tea at the kitchen table, whilst chatting to his landlady. According to the original caption, Mrs Quaile is "known to hundreds of lorry...

  • 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

    Men of the 'light rescue', previously known as stretcher parties, rush past a row of cars to their vehicles at their depot, somewhere in Fulham. The leader is wearing a white helmet, and can be seen to the right of the photograph, leading his men to...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    At just after 8am, Fred Horrod arrives at the depot in Manchester. It has taken him about 12 hours to drive through the night from London. Here he can be seen reversing his lorry towards the large gates of the warehouse, directed by another worker. A...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Upon arrival from London at the Manchester depot of H...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Back at the London headquarters of H...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Lorry driver Fred Horrod arrives back in London at about 7:25pm on his return trip from Manchester. On his way along a misty Victoria Embankment, he passes several trams as he heads towards Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The original caption...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A view from the cab of Fred Horrod's lorry as he prepares to go under a low railway bridge on his way from Manchester to London. The original caption states that on his previous journey north, Fred had a high load and so had to make a detour of 6 or 7...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Lorry driver Fred Horrod walks back towards his vehicle after a spot of lunch at a roadside cafe somewhere between Manchester and London. A removal van can be seen parked behind him: 'Clifford Hunt Removal Specialist' is based in Market Street, Crewe....

  • 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

    Men of the 'light rescue' team, previously known as the stretcher party, carry out some preliminary first aid on a casualty. Note that the steel helmets of the men still have the initials 'SP' on them for 'stretcher party'. This photograph was taken on...

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