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  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    An elderly man sits on the pile of rubble which was once his home, following a devastating V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. This man had been for a walk as his wife prepared the Sunday lunch, and returned to find...

  • 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 row of Ministry of Information posters on a wall somewhere in Britain. Left to right, the posters are: "Use Shanks' Pony, walk when you can", "Dig For Victory", "Marshall's Table Foods help nourish the nation", "War Savings", "Every woman not doing...

  • CIVIL DEFENCE AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, C 1941 CIVIL DEFENCE AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, C 1941

    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 an Air Raid Warden wearing his steel helmet and duty gas mask. The warden also wears a white sash, probably to make him more visible in the blackout.

  • HOME GUARD MAN ANTI AIRCRAFT GUN: CIVIL DEFENCE IN BRITAIN, 1943 HOME GUARD MAN ANTI AIRCRAFT GUN: CIVIL DEFENCE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Members of the Home Guard line up for duty beside their anti-aircraft (AA) gun on a sunny Sunday morning.

  • 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 family relaxes at home on a Sunday afternoon in Taunton, Somerset. A man and two women occupy themselves with typical wartime leisure pursuits - reading, knitting and listening to the radio. A pet dog and cat sit by the fire.

  • 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 official photographer

    Home Front: The concert pianist Dame Myra Hess performs during one of the series of lunchtime concerts which she gave at the National Gallery, London. The immensely popular concerts were organised to boost the morale of London workers as they struggled...

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Civil Defence wardens and a member of the American Ambulance Great Britain search amongst rubble and timbers for salvageable items following a devastating V1 attack in Upper Norwood. In the foreground, a bent piece of guttering and spikes of timber...

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Milkmen deliver the morning round along a rubble strewn street, as householders discuss the damage to their properties following a V1 attack in Upper Norwood. A vicar can also be seen walking along the street. The front doors and all windows are...

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A cloud of smoke rises in the distance after a V1 attack in the Norwood area of London. Life appear to be continuing as normal, however, as this busy high street scene illustrates. At the far end of the street (possibly Norwood High Street or Lower...

  • SALVAGE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942 SALVAGE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    A housewife puts a pair of old Wellington boots and a rubber hot water bottle out for salvage. Also on the pile to be collected by the salvage van are tins, paper and glass.

  • WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942 WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942

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

    After lunch, Mrs and Miss March relax in the doorway of their barge before beginning to unload their cargo of flour.

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944 BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A Lance Corporal of the Royal Engineers checks the tickets and passes of passengers in a compartment on a train travelling between London and Scotland. The initials 'MC' on his brassard stand for 'Movement Control'. The men pass the time on the journey...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944 BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    At London's King's Cross station, a serviceman leans out of a train window to kiss his wife or girlfriend goodbye at the end of a period of leave. Also on the platform with the woman is a boy, possibly their son, who looks on as they bid each other...

  • WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942 WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942

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

    On the roof deck of the 'HEATHER BELL', Miss March pours water from a brightly coloured can into the kettle to make a cup of tea.

  • WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942 WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942

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

    After a brief stop to remove a blockage from the propellor blades of the 'HEATHER BELL', Miss March pushes off from the back to send the barge on its way again.

  • WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942 WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942

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

    Miss March helps to unload the cargo of flour from her barge by holding the end of a rope on the other side of the pulley which the warehouse hand is using to haul the sack into the warehouse. On the sacks are the words 'T S Townshend 2/ 6 Albion Flour...

  • LETTER INTO BULLET: TURNING SALVAGED PAPER INTO RIFLE CARTRIDGES, ENGLAND, 1942 LETTER INTO BULLET: TURNING SALVAGED PAPER INTO RIFLE CARTRIDGES, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    Mrs J London collects a letter from the front door mat of her home in Dugdale Street, Camberwell, London, in February or March 1942.

  • WAR BRIDE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, MARCH 1943 WAR BRIDE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, MARCH 1943

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

    Newly-engaged Marcelle Lestrange and her fiance Flying Officer Harold Lackland Bevan look in a jeweller's shop window for a suitable engagement and/or wedding ring. Because of the scarcity of gold and jewels, jewellers are only allowed to sell a certain...

  • 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

    Mrs Bentley is examined by a female doctor and nurse at Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital in March 1940, shortly before the birth of her first child.

  • WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942 WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942

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

    With Miss March, dressed in overcoat and head scarf, at the tiller, the 'HEATHER BELL' heads for the collieries through the industrial Midlands to collect a fresh cargo. The smoking chimneys of various factories can be seen in the background. They are...

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