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  • 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.

  • RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945 RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Hill A E (Sqn Ldr)

    Low level oblique of the WURZBURG radar near Bruneval, taken by Sqn Ldr A E Hill on 5 December 1941. Professor Jones described these photos as classics of their kind, which enabled a raiding force to locate, and make off with, the radar’s vital...

  • PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942 PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

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

    A busy scene showing the huge scale of sugar beet operations. Lorries bring large loads of beets into the unloading area of this factory throughout the day, adding to the massive piles of sugar beet already awaiting processing.

  • THEY LEARN TO BE LUMBERJILLS: WOMEN'S LAND ARMY FORESTRY TRAINING, CULFORD, SUFFOLK, 1943 THEY LEARN TO BE LUMBERJILLS: WOMEN'S LAND ARMY FORESTRY TRAINING, CULFORD, SUFFOLK, 1943

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

    An aerial view of the WLA training camp at Culford, showing a group of Land Girls leaving the camp at 8am to make their way to the forestry site. The dormitories, bath hut, canteen and recreation room can be seen.

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A view of St Mark's Church, Victoria Dock in the sunshine (probably taken from a railway bridge), showing the position of the church at the junction of four roads and two railways. The original caption states that the church is "an exact copy of a...

  • OUTWORKING UNIT: THE CONTRIBUTION OF OUTWORKERS TO THE WAR EFFORT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 OUTWORKING UNIT: THE CONTRIBUTION OF OUTWORKERS TO THE WAR EFFORT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Women at work producing radio location components for Belling & Lee Ltd, at an outworking unit in Chinnor, Oxfordshire.

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A view of an area of Silvertown showing a sunny, but deserted street, with a large gap amongst the houses on the right hand side, the result of a bomb during the Blitz. Several dogs can just be seen in the road. In the bottom right hand corner of the...

  • ARMY POST OFFICE: CORRESPONDENCE AND MAIL IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 ARMY POST OFFICE: CORRESPONDENCE AND MAIL IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A busy scene in a disused dance hall, somewhere in the Midlands, which is now used as the Army Post Office. Sorting is underway by members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service and men who had previously sorted for the General Post Office. Mail is first...

  • GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944 GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Men paint the exterior of a new cargo ship at a shipyard in Glasgow. One of the painters is balancing on a long plank propped across two ladder-like structures, which in turn are balancing on the deck of a barge alongside the cargo vessel. He is using...

  • ARMY POST OFFICE: CORRESPONDENCE AND MAIL IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 ARMY POST OFFICE: CORRESPONDENCE AND MAIL IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A busy scene in a disused dance hall, somewhere in the Midlands, which is now used as the Army Post Office. Sorting is underway by members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service. Mail is first sorted into the various branches of the services and then,...

  • WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE: WRENS WITH THE FLEET MAIL, ENGLAND, UK, NOVEMBER 1944 WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE: WRENS WITH THE FLEET MAIL, ENGLAND, UK, NOVEMBER 1944

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

    Two ratings collect sacks of mail from the wrens of the Fleet Mail who have come alongside their ship in the mail boat. The Duty Officer on board the ship asks if there are any registered parcels.

  • NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN WARTIME, TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN WARTIME, TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A general view of the High Tension Laboratory in the Electricity Division of the National Physical Laboratory. The laboratory is equipped with apparatus to develop very high voltage in order to study the properties of insulators and high tension cables...

  • 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.

  • 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

    This aerial photograph, looking down into the hollow, roofless shell of Coventry Cathedral, was taken from the West tower and shows how a path has been cleared through the rubble and debris along the central nave of the building. A cross of charred roof...

  • AFS EXHIBITION FOR NEW YORK, 1941 AFS EXHIBITION FOR NEW YORK, 1941

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

    A photograph showing an exhibition designed by the Ministry of Information relating to the work of the London Fire Brigade and the Auxiliary Fire Service, which is to be shipped to New York. The various panels of the display include 'Progress of an...

  • 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 Photographer

    A portrait of Mr Koi Obuadabang-Larbi, BA, Superintendent of West Indies House, a Merchant Seamen's Hostel located at 14-16 Lovaine Place, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Mr Larbi was originally from the Gold Coast.

  • GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944 GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Informal portrait of a shipyard worker.

  • GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944 GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Informal portrait of a welder in the shipyard.

  • GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944 GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Informal portrait of a female welder in the shipyard.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    The Clerk-to-Officer-in-Charge of the Control Centre places tabs from the Control Panel onto the Incident Panel. These tabs represent services either at, or on their way to, the incident.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    A view of the Control Panel. The various tabs represent the various services, such as Police, Fire Service, Ambulance Services and utilities, so that, at a glance, any head of these services can see the distribution and location of their services at any...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    'Out Telephonists' in the Message Room of the Control Room are given instructions by a Civil Defence worker to send the services to the incident. These women will telephone each of the services, such as the Ambulance Service, Police, and Fire Services...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    An Air Raid Precautions Warden arrives at his post with a report of the incident which has occurred in the local area.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    An Air Raid Warden gives his report of the local incident to a colleague at the ARP post, which is then telephoned through to the Control Centre. Behind them, a blackboard lists the names and addresses of the various services to contact, including the...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    A female Civil Defence worker receives the ARP Warden's report via telephone in the Message Room of the Control Centre. She wears a headset and speaker tube as she takes down the message.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    A busy scene in the incident Control Room. In the background a young woman is plotting the incident on a map, whilst the Clerk-to-Officer-in-Charge is removing tabs from the Control Panel and placing them on the Incident Panel. In the foreground,...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - BRIDGE OF GOODBYES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT EUSTON STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - BRIDGE OF GOODBYES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT EUSTON STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    On a busy platform at London's Euston station, women and children wave goodbye to their loved ones. In the foreground, a group of two women and two children can be seen waving to someone at the window of the carriage,and further down the platform, a...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - PRISONERS OF WAR: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944 BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - PRISONERS OF WAR: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

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

    German PoWs with kitbags are marched through a London station (possibly Euston) under escort by British Military Police as they are transferred from one camp to another.

  • SAFETY FIRST: ROAD SAFETY FOR CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1942 SAFETY FIRST: ROAD SAFETY FOR CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A mother helps her daughter cross the road, by explaining that the safest way to cross is via the pedestrian crossing. They are obviously on their way back from shopping, as the mother is carrying a shopping basket full of goods and the child is...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - PRISONERS OF WAR: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944 BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - PRISONERS OF WAR: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

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

    German PoWs are escorted from their train carriage and along the platform at a London station (possibly Euston) by British Military Police. These prisoners are U-boat crew and are being transferred from one camp to another.

  • SAFETY FIRST: ROAD SAFETY FOR CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1942 SAFETY FIRST: ROAD SAFETY FOR CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A young boy and girl look both ways before crossing the road.

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - HELLO AND GOODBYE: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944 BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - HELLO AND GOODBYE: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

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

    A member of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) sits on her suitcase beside the luggage trolley as she waits for her train. She is accompanied by a dog, identified in the original caption as the unit mascot.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    An Air Raid Precautions Warden runs to his post with a report of the incident which has occurred in the area. This ARP Post is clearly based in a school building, and it is possible that it is Mary Boon School on the corner of Bishop King's Road and...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - BRIDGE OF GOODBYES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT EUSTON STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - BRIDGE OF GOODBYES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT EUSTON STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    On a busy platform at London's Euston station, a member of Royal Air Force personnel says goodbye to his girlfriend (centre left), as other passengers walk along the platform.

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    After eating a midnight supper at May's Cafe, (a lorry drivers' 'pull-up' somewhere between London and Manchester), Fred Horrod cleans the windscreen of his 7-ton Leyland lorry before resuming his journey. The original caption states that he will not...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - HELLO AND GOODBYE: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944 BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - HELLO AND GOODBYE: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

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

    Service call at the HM Forces Baggage Room at a busy railway station (possibly Euston station in London) to deposit or collect their luggage. This service is free of charge. Signs indicate where personnel should go for 'kits in' and 'kits out', and a...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - HELLO AND GOODBYE: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944 BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - HELLO AND GOODBYE: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

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

    Men and women waiting to meet friends and relatives from a train sit near to the arrivals indicator beside platform 3 until the relevant platform number is displayed. Below an advertisement for the 'News of the World' newspaper, the indicator board...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Lorry driver Fred Horrod (centre back) sits amongst other long-distance drivers to enjoy a late supper at about midnight, as he breaks his journey from London to Manchester. He has been travelling since about 8pm. The original caption states that "pre-...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Lorry driver Fred Horrod checks his load before going to eat at a cafe on his journey from London to Manchester. According to the original caption, he left London at 8pm, and it is now about midnight. The cafe where he is breaking his journey for a...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    Leaders of the various services arrive and report to the incident officer. On the left can be seen the ARP Warden who originally reported the incident. The incident officer wears a blue helmet, has a blue lamp and a blue flag, to himself and the...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    Men of the 'heavy rescue' team are first on the scene and examine a casualty on top of a pile of rubble and debris. The job of the leader of heavy rescue is to ascertain if the damaged building is safe for other members of the emergency services to...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    A policeman directs an ambulance to the scene of the 'incident' at a busy junction in Fulham, with a convoy of ambulances following on behind. In the foreground, a photographer can be seen, taking a photograph of the policeman and ambulance: the...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    A female Civil Defence worker directs an ambulance to a safe place to await casualties from the nearby incident.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    In the Fire Brigade Control Room, a call is received by female Civil Defence workers stating that the Fire Brigade should attend a fire that has broken out at the scene of the incident. A light, indicating a fire, can be seen, shining on the left of the...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    A fire engine leaves Fulham Fire Station on its way to the incident, elsewhere in the borough. The firemen put on their helmets and gas masks as they go. Fulham Fire Station is at 685 Fulham Road.

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Whilst lorry driver Fred Horrod is asleep at his lodgings, workers at the Manchester depot of H & G Dutfield load up his lorry for the return trip to London. The load includes boxes of Calverts tooth powder.

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    At 9:30am, lorry driver Fred Horrod (left) receives his final instructions from Mr T Wolstenholme, the manager of the Manchester depot of H...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942 THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    A busy scene inside Fulham Ambulance Station as Civil Defence workers direct ambulance drivers out of the depot at Seagrave Road. Four ambulances are being sent to the incident to deal with stretcher cases.

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Whenever he is in Manchester, lorry driver Fred Horrod stays with 62 year old Mrs Louie Quaile. Here Fred reads the newspaper whilst Mrs Quaile cooks breakfast. According to the original caption, Mrs Quaile is "known to hundreds of lorry drivers all...

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