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  • LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    A young boy called Leslie plants a Union Flag into the pile of rubble and debris that is all that is left of his home, following an air raid on London, 1940.

  • 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 (Undefined) 1940-11-11

    An Elephant and Castle platform crowded with shelterers, some resting against the stationary London Transport train, 11 November 1940.

  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS 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 official photographer 1941

    West Indian Labour Force in Britain: Alvin Christie (aged 30) from Jamaica at work in the machine shop of a tank factory in the North of England, 1941.

  • 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: Part-time women workers, popularly known as the "Housewives Brigade" at a Royal Ordnance shell filling factory. They spent approximately four hours per day making fuses and wore a red, white and blue badge on their cap so...

  • 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 1941

    Women in Industry: Mrs Dart, a childminder in Bristol entertains six children in Bristol with a story book while their mothers work, 1941. Nurseries and childminders were vital if women were to take part in war work.

  • 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.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

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

    The Royal Air Force: The navigator working at his chart table in a Wellington bomber.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

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

    The Royal Air Force: A bomber crew is debriefed after their return from a night raid.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer 1939

    Munitions production: Torpedoes being assembled from completed parts in a factory, 1939.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    Mining: Coal miners at the end of their shift. Strikes were prevalent in the mining industry during the Second World War. This situation was partly due to the legacy of the bitter strike of 1926 and also due to very low wages.

  • 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 1942

    Home Front: A family relaxes at home on a Sunday afternoon in Taunton, Somerset, 1942. 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.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    Munitions production: Work is finished off on a Matilda tank. Rough surfaces are ground down and the tracks are about to be fitted.

  • 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: An audience enjoying a theatre performance. On the outbreak of war in September 1939 all places of entertainment were closed. They gradually re-opened as the fear of enemy air raids diminished and the government began to recognise the value...

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

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

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1944

    A group of children play on the slide in the sunshine in a municipal recreation ground in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, 1944.

  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    West Indian Labour Force in Britain: Jamaican technicians working at a factory in the north of England. Picture shows: Ernest Tank and Eric Wallen, both from Kingston, Jamaica, assembling a plate for a tank.

  • BOMBS HIT LONDON STORES: AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    BOMBS HIT LONDON STORES: AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940-09

    A wide view of the bomb-damaged shell of the John Lewis department store on London's Oxford Street, following an air raid in September 1940.

  • GIRL GUNNERS: THE WORK OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT AN EXPERIMENTAL STATION, SHOEBURYNESS, ESSEX, ENGLAND, 1943

    GIRL GUNNERS: THE WORK OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT AN EXPERIMENTAL STATION, SHOEBURYNESS, ESSEX, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    17 year old Private Edith Jackson, ATS, loads a 25 pounder shell into a field gun at the Royal Artillery experimental station at Shoeburyness, Essex, 1943. The shells were fired into the sea at high tide.

  • LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-07-05

    An elderly man places his ballot paper into the sealed ballot box at the polling station at the Italian Hospital, Queen Square, Holborn, 5 July 1945. Three polling officials can be seen sitting at the table, giving a woman her ballot paper. The polling...

  • LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-07-05

    Two nurses cast their votes in the polling booth at the polling station at the Italian Hospital, Queen Square, Holborn, 5 July 1945. According to the original caption, this is the first time that the nurse on the right has voted.

  • LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-07-05

    A young woman places her ballot paper into the sealed ballot box at the polling station in the Italian Hospital, Queen Square, Holborn, 5 July 1945. Three polling officer can be seen sitting at the desk. In the background, more people arrive to cast...

  • THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-08-15

    Civilians walk amongst the piles of torn up paper which have been thrown, 'ticker tape'-style, from the windows of offices, on Lower Regent Street, London, to celebrate the signing of the Peace with Japan, 15 August 1945. More paper can be seen...

  • THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-08-15

    Crowds of people wait for news at the junction of Whitehall with Downing Street, 15 August 1945. The crowd consists of service personnel and civilians alike, all waiting for confirmation from the Prime Minister that the war in Japan is over. Clearly...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Curved asbestos sheeting on site for the construction of temporary houses converted from army Nissen Huts, 1945. In the background a number of the central chimney stacks for each house have already been built.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    A couple rendered homeless through German bombing stand outside their newly completed Uniseco prefabricated emergency house, 1945. Such dwellings were designed to last for two years, providing time for the construction of permanent housing.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Workmen fit an inner lining of asbestos cement to the interior of a temporary house converted from an army Nissen Hut, 1945.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    A bomb site on a residential street in London cleared of rubble and ready for the construction of temporary emergency housing, 1945.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Army Nissen Huts converted into temporary homes stand on a former bomb site between the surviving terraced housing on a typical residential street, 1945.

  • THE BLITZ, 1940-1941

    THE BLITZ, 1940-1941

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

    A woman pours a cup of beer for her husband in a narrow air raid shelter in North London, 1940.

  • THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1941

    General Władysław Sikorski, his wife Helena Sikorska (nee Zubczewska), daughter Zofia Leśniowska and a Lieutenant of the Polish Army at breakfast in his London flat.

  • THE POLISH-SOVIET RELATIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE POLISH-SOVIET RELATIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1941-07-30

    Signing of the Sikorski-Mayski Treaty between governments of Poland and Soviet Union at the Foreign Office, London, 30 July 1941. Soviet Ambassador Ivan Mayski is speaking while Polish Prime Minister General Władysław Sikorski, Anthony Eden, British...

  • THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1941

    General Władysław Sikorski, the Polish Prime Minister, shaking hands with Second Lieutenant Józef Lipski, prewar Polish Ambassador in Berlin, now an officer in the Polish Army. Major Jerzy Borkowski, the officer of the Polish General Staff (left) and,...

  • THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1941

    General Władysław Sikorski, Prime Minister and the C-in-C of the Polish Armed Forces, entertaining Ernest Bevin, Britain's Minister of Labour at an informal lunch. Dr Józef Retinger, PM's political adviser (in the background) and Jan Stańczyk (...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil (Photographer)

    1940s vintage exhibition print of Cecil Beaton photograph D 4738. A Royal Air Force navigator working at his chart table in a Vickers Wellington bomber.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    The Wartime Workforce: In order for more women to be introduced into war production adequate child care facilities - in the form of child minders and nurseries - were necessary. Photograph shows: Children having a meal at a day nursery run by the...

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    Aircraft construction: Men and women working on the production of Merlin engines at a Rolls Royce factory.

  • 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 1944

    Home Front: A group of swimmers walk out to the diving boards of the Lido at Hyde Park, London, 1944. During the later years of the war, a government campaign encouraged civilians to stay at home during the summer holiday season by promoting local...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Gas stoves on a building site outside a temporary house converted from an army Nissen Hut, 1945. Each house was to be equipped with a stove of standard design.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Construction work well underway on a group of temporary houses converted from an army Nissen Huts, 1945.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer (Undefined) 1945

    A group of Uniseco prefabricated emergency houses on a former bomb site in London, 1945.

  • REHOUSING BRITAIN: THE GREAT CLEAR UP OPERATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1945

    REHOUSING BRITAIN: THE GREAT CLEAR UP OPERATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Old Age Pensioner, Mr F. Medlock and his daughter Mrs T. Scott clear rubble from the front garden of their bomb damaged home, in preparation for the arrival of Gunner Scott home on leave from Holland. On their front window, which is boarded up, are the...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Construction work underway on a Uniseco prefabricated emergency house, 1945.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    A member of the Pioneer Corps assists a civilian building labourer in tiling a roof, 1945. These permanent repairs replaced the temporary felt and tarpaulin roof coverings that can still be seen in situ on adjacent houses of the terrace.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Members of a bombed out family sleep in the living room of a neighbour's house, 1945.

  • 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 1940

    Three nurses carry babies cocooned in baby gas respirators down the corridor of a London hospital during a gas drill, 1940. Note the carrying handle on the respirator used to carry the baby by the nurse in the foreground.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    A group of children arrive on a platform at Brent station, near Kingsbridge, Devon after being evacuated from Bristol in 1940. The train on which they have travelled can be clearly seen alongside. The children are carrying bags, suitcases, or bundles of...

  • WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

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

    Broadwater Road in the industrial zone of Welwyn Garden City, showing how the idea of landscaping an area to create a pleasant environment was viewed as not just important for residential areas.

  • WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

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

    Children leaving Peartree School in Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City.

  • VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    At the junction of New Bond Street and Conduit Street in London, Vera Perkins leans out of the horse-drawn cart being driven by Lilian Carpenter to ask a traffic policeman for directions. On the corner, the large building of C J Lytle Ltd Advertising can...

  • US ARMY UNIVERSITY, SHRIVENHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    US ARMY UNIVERSITY, SHRIVENHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    A general view of the campus of the US Army University at Shrivenham, showing the lecture rooms and offices in the foreground and students' sleeping quarters in the background.

  • COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

    COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

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

    A wide aerial view of the hollow, roofless shell of Coventry Cathedral showing how a path has been cleared through the rubble and debris inside the building. The walls and spire of the Cathedral still stand.

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