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  • THE PRODUCTION OF A CROWN FILM: THE FILMING OF 'CLOSE QUARTERS' ON BOARD HMS TRIBUNE, 1943

    THE PRODUCTION OF A CROWN FILM: THE FILMING OF 'CLOSE QUARTERS' ON BOARD HMS TRIBUNE, 1943

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

    Director Jack Lee points out to sea as he discusses the next shot with cameraman Jonah Jones, and camera operator Bill Chaston on board HMS TRIBUNE. Behind them, a sailor can be seen looking through a pair of binoculars.

  • BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

    BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    Jimmy West, aged 11, smiles as he rests a garden fork on his shoulder in preparation for beginning work on an allotment created from the rubble and debris of a bomb site in the East End of London. According to the original caption, Jimmy had been...

  • 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 official photographer

    Off Duty: Anglo-American meeting: a member of the Civilian Technical Corps, R S Armes of New York pictured with a British Bulldog!

  • WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

    WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Three West Indian Merchant Seaman are welcomed by the warden upon arrival at the hostel at 14-16 Lovaine Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

  • 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.

  • AUSTERITY CLOTHES: FASHION RESTRICTIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

    AUSTERITY CLOTHES: FASHION RESTRICTIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Although certain design details were forbidden as they were a waste of valuable raw materials, wartime "austerity" fashions were not drab, as this purple, green and mauve dress (which cost 7 clothing coupons), designed by Norman Hartnell,...

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    East End Wine Merchant's Cellar: A group of Orthodox Jews studying the Talmud (A longer view of D 1508).

  • 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 official photographer

    Off Duty: Mrs G Arnold of Taunton, Somerset with her United States billetee Corporal Stephen Jurco (left) from Chicago, and his off duty friends John Vison from Wisconsin and Lowell Renchart from Ohio.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    Elephant and Castle Underground Station Shelter: Close-up of people asleep in the south-east London tube station.

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

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

    The Second World War: Helmet respirator for people with serious respiratory disorders. The respirators were supplied only on the production of a medical certificate.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    West End Book Business Basement Shelter, Bloomsbury: A row of people, their faces hidden by the wooden shelving, sleep in the book business basement.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    Liverpool Street Underground Station Shelter: Londoners sleep under a row of sand buckets and fire extinguishers suspended from the underground tunnel wall.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A ration book and clothing coupon book. Both food and clothing were rationed during the Second World War, as the government tried to conserve the limited supplies of food and raw materials available.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

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

    Elephant and Castle London Underground Station Shelter: People sleeping on the crowded platform of Elephant and Castle tube station while taking shelter from German air raids during the London Blitz.

  • 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

    The Women's Land Army (WLA): A group of happy Land Army girls in the back of an OHMS truck, Devon, England.

  • 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 official photographer

    Off Duty: United States troops take tea with the rector and his wife on the vicarage lawn, with Burton Bradstock church in the background.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    Christ Church, Spitalfields: Two women sleep either side of a small boy.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    Liverpool Street Underground Station Shelter: A woman watches her children sleeping in the station tunnel.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    Christ Church, Spitalfields: A girl reads a magazine by candlelight as her mother sleeps beside her.

  • 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 official photographer

    The United States Army Air Force in Britain: An example of reciprocal aid: an officers mess given to the US Air Corps in Britain.

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