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  • RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940 RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    A nurse switches on the radium treatment apparatus at a London hospital in 1940. When the patient is ready and everyone else has left the treatment room, the nurse presses a button and air pressure once more transfers the radium from the lead safe to...

  • RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940 RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    The patient is left alone to undergo his radium treatment at a London hospital. In one hand he has a call button, which he can press if he needs help from a nurse at any point during his treatment.

  • GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, 1940 GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, 1940

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

    Nurses at a London hospital unpack baby gas respirators ready for a drill. On the window sill, their own gas masks can be seen. On the right hand side of each mask, the bellows arrangement that would supply the child with air can be seen. This tube...

  • GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940 GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    Three nurses put on their gas masks, whilst a fourth nurse attends to the gas masks of two babies in the cot in front of her. Adults were told to put on their own gas mask before helping children or other adults with theirs.

  • GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940 GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    Nurses remove babies from their gas respirators following a gas drill at a London hospital, 1940.

  • GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940 GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    Nurses pack away baby gas respirators following a drill at a London hospital, 1940.

  • MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1940 MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1940

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

    Rows of heavy bombs are checked for numbers at an Arms Factory, somewhere in Britain, 1940. The male munitions worker is sitting on top of the bombs to make his notes.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    A large poster dominates a building on the corner of Regent's Street in London. The poster advertises an exhibition celebrating '25 years of the USSR and the Red Army'. The exhibition is being held between 23 February and 21 March and is open from 10am...

  • RED ARMY DAY CELEBRATIONS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, FEBRUARY 1943 RED ARMY DAY CELEBRATIONS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, FEBRUARY 1943

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

    A general view of the Red Army Day concert in progress at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

  • THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK, 1942 THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK, 1942

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

    A view of a 'topical screen', featuring ten war photographs taken by official photographers and displayed by the Ministry of Information. This photograph was taken at MoI headquarters at Senate House, London.

  • THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION MOBILE FILM UNIT, UK, 1940 THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION MOBILE FILM UNIT, UK, 1940

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

    A three-quarter front view of a Ministry of Information Mobile Film Unit car as it makes its way out of the large gates of MoI headquarters at Senate House, London.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, UK, 1942 MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, UK, 1942

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

    A car travels past a row of Ministry of Information posters, somewhere in Britain. Left to right, the posters are: "Use Shanks's Pony, walk when you can", "Dig For Victory", "Marshall's Table Foods help nourish the nation", "War Savings", "Every woman...

  • CHANNEL INCIDENT: THE PRODUCTION OF A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM, UK, SEPTEMBER 1940 CHANNEL INCIDENT: THE PRODUCTION OF A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM, UK, SEPTEMBER 1940

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

    Anthony Asquith (centre) directs Peggy Ashcroft and Gordon Harker (left) in 'Channel Incident', a film about the evacuation of Dunkirk made by Denham and Pinewood Studios for the Ministry of Information in 1940. The stars are standing on board a motor...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942 MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    A view of flags fluttering over the sign for the 'Off the Ration' exhibition, at Regent's Park Zoo, London. The exhibition aimed to encourage people to grow their own fruit and vegetables and explained how to keep pigs, hens and rabbits for food.

  • CHANNEL INCIDENT: THE PRODUCTION OF A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM, UK, SEPTEMBER 1940 CHANNEL INCIDENT: THE PRODUCTION OF A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM, UK, SEPTEMBER 1940

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

    Anthony Asquith directs Peggy Ashcroft and Gordon Harker in 'Channel Incident', a film about the evacuation of Dunkirk made by Denham and Pinewood Studios for the Ministry of Information in 1940. The stars are standing on board a motor yacht, named the...

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Wartime Entertainers: Comedian Tommy Trinder pictured with actress Jean Colin during a scene from 'Communal Kitchen', a Ministry of Information film release. In addition to its public information and propaganda films, the Ministry also produced humorous...

  • THE WORK OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT A MIXED ANTI-AIRCRAFT BATTERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1942 THE WORK OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT A MIXED ANTI-AIRCRAFT BATTERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    A portrait of two women of the ATS at work on telephones at an anti-aircraft station, somewhere in Britain. The woman in the foreground is using a pencil to make notes as she speaks.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Home Front: A group of young girls playing pipes made at a local handicrafts group.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Home Front: A group of women carpenters use saws and other implements as musical instruments during an impromptu lunchtime concert in their workshop.

  • BOAT TRAIN FOR PARIS: TRANSPORT IN WARTIME, 1945 BOAT TRAIN FOR PARIS: TRANSPORT IN WARTIME, 1945

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

    Two women of the American Women's Army Corps (WAC) sit on the windswept deck of the boat which is taking them across the Channel to France.

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