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  • AN AMERICAN NURSE IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF SISTER TROTTER AT PARK PREWETT HOSPITAL, BASINGSTOKE, ENGLAND, 1941

    AN AMERICAN NURSE IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF SISTER TROTTER AT PARK PREWETT HOSPITAL, BASINGSTOKE, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Sister Trotter assists Dr James Heyl to give a blood transfusion to Sergeant Bennett at Park Prewett Hospital in Basingstoke. Dr Heyl is originally from New Canaan, Conneticut, USA, and got his degree at Harvard.

  • VILLAGE HOME GUARD, SOMEWHERE IN ENGLAND, C 1942

    VILLAGE HOME GUARD, SOMEWHERE IN ENGLAND, C 1942

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

    Home Guard bayonet instructor Corporal Charles Batchelor thrusts his bayonet firmly into a hanging sack (representing the enemy) during a training exercise in an English village.

  • THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN

    THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN

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

    Members of the WLA help a farmer to plough reclaimed fenland in Cambridgeshire. The deep digger plough and International tractor being used are ploughing 15 inches deep.

  • EVACUEES' NATURE WALK IN DEVON, 1941

    EVACUEES' NATURE WALK IN DEVON, 1941

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

    A group of forty children (originally from Blackfriars and Gravesend) return from a walk with their teacher, Miss Betty Hall (originally from Haslemere in Surrey) to Dartington Hall, Devon, where they are billeted under the Ministry of Health evacuation...

  • THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN CARDIFF, C 1943

    THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN CARDIFF, C 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Stone Richard

    The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor James Griffiths address the audience at the ceremonial opening of a new mosque in Butetown. The ceremony is taking place outside the mosque, which was built with the aid of the Colonial Office and the British...

  • Official photograph

    Official photograph

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

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  • D C BAILEY: DESIGNER OF THE BAILEY BRIDGE, UK, 1944

    D C BAILEY: DESIGNER OF THE BAILEY BRIDGE, UK, 1944

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

    D C Bailey, pipe in mouth, sits in his office and examines the model of a Bailey bridge which is resting on his desk.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, C 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, C 1942

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

    A panoramic view of the city of Liverpool, showing bomb damage received after an air raid. The Liver Building can be clearly seen just to the right of centre, and the River Mersey is just visible to the left of the photograph.

  • WOMEN'S WAR WORK: LIFE IN A SHELL FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    WOMEN'S WAR WORK: LIFE IN A SHELL FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    Mrs E Brumpton is a mother of three from 24 Hartleybrook Avenue in Sheffield. In this shell factory she 'does plugging and chasing adaptors for shells'. This photograph was taken in a factory somewhere in Yorkshire.

  • 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.

  • 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

    4-and-a-half-year-old Maureen Hamilton, a bandage around her head, sits up in her cot, to read and play with a toy in the sick room of Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    Women in Industry: At a centre in Slough, Berkshire, England which provided training for work in war factories, Miss Ruby May is seen working on the tail component of an aircraft.

  • THE EVIL WE FIGHT

    THE EVIL WE FIGHT

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

    Display panel produced by the Display and Exhibitions Division of the Ministry of Information for show all over Great Britain.

  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, C 1944

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, C 1944

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

    A girl enjoys playing on the swings in the park in the village of Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire, c 1944.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND C 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND C 1942

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

    A panoramic view of part of Liverpool, showing the damage caused by an air raid to the city.

  • COLONY FOR ARTISTS UNDER SIX: EVACUEES TO DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941.

    COLONY FOR ARTISTS UNDER SIX: EVACUEES TO DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941.

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

    A group of children, including Alex McNiel and Georgie Earles, evacuated from Gravesend in Kent and Blackfriars in London, play in a hollow oak tree. They are on a nature walk from their billet at Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon. According to the...

  • MAN OF THE MINE: LIFE AT THE COAL FACE, BRITAIN, 1942

    MAN OF THE MINE: LIFE AT THE COAL FACE, BRITAIN, 1942

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

    A striking head and shoulders portrait of coal miner Fred Woolhouse. In the background can be seen the pit head machinery, towering above him.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    Off Duty: GI Sergeant J Nykodam from Illinois sitting on the steps of the ruined banqueting hall built in the Bishop's Palace, the location of the Red Cross Club in Norwich, England.

  • 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 Lance Corporal as she sits at the wheel of her vehicle. She is an instructor at a Ministry of Transport Training Centre, somewhere in 'Southern Command', probably at Camberley, Surrey.

  • DIPHTHERIA IMMUNISATION SCHEME, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    DIPHTHERIA IMMUNISATION SCHEME, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Ronald Ford (aged 7) climbs a drainpipe to show that there are no ill effects following his inoculation against diphtheria, which took place the day before (7 May 1941) at Argyle Street School Clinic.

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