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  • 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 official photographer

    Women in the Voluntary Services: Two WVS girls working at a Blitz canteen. They are pictured lifting a heavy urn full of tea.

  • 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 Photographer 1944

    Off Duty: Locals and United States troops meet at the Dove Inn, Burton Bradstock, Dorset, 1944.

  • 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

    American GIs and British Children: GI Sergeant, Bert Spence, teaching a British boy to play the all-American game of baseball.

  • 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 official photographer

    Women in Civil Defence: Woman fire fighter dragging a body down stairs during practice for rescue work.

  • 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 official photographer

    The Women's Land Army (WLA): Land Army girl, Miss Winnie Kent, pictured collecting apples.

  • THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

    THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    The photograph shows the audience, made up largely of children, in a large purpose-built shelter. They are seated around a pillar which is marked "Section 1A" and decorated with a Union Jack and bunting. Neither the projector nor the screen is...

  • 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: Eagle Squadron: Squadron Leader W B Williams DFC (centre), the only Englishman in the squadron with his two flight commanders, Flight Lieutenant Jim Daly DFC of Texas (left) and Flight Lieutenant S R Edner of...

  • 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 official photographer

    Women in Industry: Mother and daughter team working on a shell painting machine at a Sheffield munitions factory.

  • 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

    Black GIs in Britain: Two black GIs at a United States hospital in Britain. They are pictured with the Stars and Stripes behind them.

  • FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Ministry of Information Film Operator John Macdougall explains his Bell & Howell projector to a group of villagers in the Memorial Hall in Tomintoul. Amongst the crowd are the local policeman (third from left) and a member of the local Home Guard (...

  • 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 official photographer

    The Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS): A number of Wrens were trained to repair and maintain Assault Landing Craft. Photograph shows a WRNS ship mechanic welding on the deck of a Landing Craft. She uses an eyeshield as protection from the vivid...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, UK, 1940

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, UK, 1940

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

    A civilian walks past a large horizontal 'Dig for Victory' poster, which can be seen on railings somewhere in London.

  • 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 Photographer

    Women in the Voluntary Services: Members of the Women’s Institute (WI) selling home produce on stalls at Malton, Yorkshire, England. Photograph shows Lady Worsley (middle left) serving a pound of potatoes.

  • FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Ministry of Information Film Operator John Macdougall sets up his Bell and Howell film projector in the Memorial Hall, Tomintoul. The hall is being converted into a cinema for the evening, and just visible are the rows of chairs which have been set up to...

  • 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 official photographer

    Women in Industry: A group of women out-workers assembling electrical parts. Many women, who because of age or domestic responsibilities were unable to undertake full-time war service, worked part-time in private homes, converted shops and small...

  • 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 in Britain: Three United States soldiers and their war dogs, who have been posted to a remote part of the United Kingdom, aboard ship.

  • COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Mrs Brown and her daughter Peggy feed the chickens in the garden of their home in Rowney Green, Worcestershire. Mrs Brown cultivates the village Food Production Club's champion garden, and also looks after her two children, the hens and a dog. Her...

  • 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

    Ministry of Information photographer Jack Bryson takes a portrait photograph of the coxswain on board HMS TRIBUNE. Bryson was loaned to the Crown Film Unit during the filming of 'Close Quarters' to take their 'stills'.

  • 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

    Members of the Crown Film Unit prepare for 'action' on the deck of the submarine HMS TRIBUNE (named HMS TYRANT in the film), as two members of the ship's crew await their cue. Standing at the camera, left to right, are: Bill Chaston (...

  • ATS CINE PROJECTOR OPERATORS, ALDERSHOT, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    ATS CINE PROJECTOR OPERATORS, ALDERSHOT, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    Two cine projectionists of the Auxiliary Territorial Service operate a 16mm De Vry Simplex Ampro projector at the field stores, Aldershot. Behind them, two more ATS girls stand in the corner of the room to watch the projection.

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