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  • AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR CHARLES PORTAL, 1941 AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR CHARLES PORTAL, 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 Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Portal.

  • TRINIDADIANS SERVING WITH THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FORCES, UK, 1943 TRINIDADIANS SERVING WITH THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FORCES, UK, 1943

    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 Pilot Officer U L Look Yan, currently serving with the Royal Air Force.

  • INDIAN TEST PILOT, ENGLAND, 1942 INDIAN TEST PILOT, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A three-quarter length portrait of Flying Officer P C Ramachandran dressed in his flying kit. He is smiling for the camera, a cigarette in his hand, as he stands in the doorway of a hangar upon completion of a test flight.

  • COASTAL COMMAND: THE PRODUCTION OF A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM AT PINEWOOD STUDIOS, IVER HEATH, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, APRIL 1942 COASTAL COMMAND: THE PRODUCTION OF A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM AT PINEWOOD STUDIOS, IVER HEATH, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, APRIL 1942

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

    In the Operations Room set constructed for the Ministry of Information film 'Coastal Command' at Pinewood Studios, Sergeant Holland (NCOIC Ops Room Clerk) discusses a point with Plotter Assistant Section Officer Bewkey. To the right of the photograph,...

  • 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 rear gunner in his position in a Wellington bomber.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF NO 121 (EAGLE) SQUADRON RAF, ROCHFORD, ESSEX, AUGUST 1942 AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF NO 121 (EAGLE) SQUADRON RAF, ROCHFORD, ESSEX, AUGUST 1942

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

    Flying Officer K M Osbourne shares his experience of a 'dog fight' with his Commanding Officer, Squadron Leader W B Williams DFC and other members of the Eagle Squadron, following a fighter sweep. Left to right, they are: Flight Sergeant Bill Kelly,...

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF NO 121 (EAGLE) SQUADRON RAF, ROCHFORD, ESSEX, AUGUST 1942 AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF NO 121 (EAGLE) SQUADRON RAF, ROCHFORD, ESSEX, AUGUST 1942

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

    Men of No 121 (Eagle) Squadron stand and wait for their call to action on the grass at Rochford airfield. Left to right they are: Flying Officer K M Osbourne, Squadron Leader W B Williams DFC (the Commanding Officer), an unidentified English officer of...

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF NO 121 (EAGLE) SQUADRON RAF, ROCHFORD, ESSEX, AUGUST 1942 AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF NO 121 (EAGLE) SQUADRON RAF, ROCHFORD, ESSEX, AUGUST 1942

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

    An intelligence officer collects information from an Eagle Squadron Spitfire crew after a flight. Left to right, they are: Flying Officer K M Osbourne, Flight Lieutenant Seldon R Edner, the intelligence officer, Squadron Leader W R Williams DFC (the...

  • 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.

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION OF COVENTRY POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION OF COVENTRY

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

    Part of the model prepared to the plans of Donald Gibson (Coventry City Architect) for the post-war rebuilding of Coventry's bomb damaged city centre.

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION OF COVENTRY POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION OF COVENTRY

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

    Part of the model prepared to the plans of Donald Gibson (Coventry City Architect) for the post-war rebuilding of Coventry's bomb damaged city centre.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945. ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945.

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

    Belgian airmen on parade at the RAF (Belgian) Training School, Snailwell, Cambridgeshire.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945. ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945.

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

    A flying instructor and his pupil prepare for a flight in Miles Master Mark II, DM208, at the RAF (Belgian) Training School, at Snailwell, Cambridgeshire.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945. ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945.

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

    Belgian air mechanics in training at the RAF (Belgian) Training School, Snailwell, Cambridgeshire.

  • 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.

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN

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

    Pullman Court flats, Streatham Hill, London

  • INDIAN TEST PILOT, ENGLAND, 1942 INDIAN TEST PILOT, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A striking head and shoulders portrait of Flying Officer P C Ramachandran wearing flying helmet and gloves, beside his aircraft, prior to a test flight.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF NO 121 (EAGLE) SQUADRON RAF, ROCHFORD, ESSEX, AUGUST 1942 AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE WORK OF NO 121 (EAGLE) SQUADRON RAF, ROCHFORD, ESSEX, AUGUST 1942

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

    In the Dispersal Hut at Rochford airfield, the telephonist logs a call from the Control Tower, confirming that 12 Spitfires are successfully airborne. In the background, a 'spare' pilot reads a book.

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946 VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    Men and women of the National Fire Service (NFS) follow behind women of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) as they march past the Saluting Base in the Mall. HM King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth stand on the dais, the King taking the Salute....

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946 VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    Men of the Royal Air Force march past the Saluting Base in the Mall. HM King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth stand on the dais, the King taking the Salute. Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret can be also be seen, seated further back on the dais.

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946 VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    Massed pipers of Scottish and Irish regiments march past the Saluting Base in the Mall. On the dais, left to right are: HM Queen Elizabeth, HM King George VI, Princess Elizabeth, Queen Mary, Princess Margaret. On the ground, to the right of the dais...

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946 VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    A contingent of Australian troops march past the Saluting Base in the Mall. HM King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth stand on the dais, the King taking the Salute. Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret can be also be seen, seated further back on the dais.

  • DARBY AND JOAN WAR WORKERS: OAPS CONTRIBUTE TO THE WAR EFFORT, MANUDEN, ESSEX, 1942 DARBY AND JOAN WAR WORKERS: OAPS CONTRIBUTE TO THE WAR EFFORT, MANUDEN, ESSEX, 1942

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

    Harry King (aged 71) prepares to lift the bale of straw he has prepared to thatch a hay rick, as other members of his family look on. Left to right they are Harry's eldest son, Montague, who works at nearby Peyton Hall, Harry's granddaughter, who also...

  • 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

    Two Canadians who are serving in the RAF help to collect the sugar beet harvest by hand and load it into a waiting truck. According to the original caption: "They are sons of farmers away in Canada and are particularly interested in our agricultural...

  • LONDON BY MOONLIGHT, 1940 LONDON BY MOONLIGHT, 1940

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

    Trafalgar Square at night looking towards the National Gallery and St Martin's-in-the-Fields, 1940.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING SCHEME ROYAL AIR FORCE EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING SCHEME

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

    Members of the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) are given a lecture as part of a course in joinery, one of the many options available on the RAF's Educational and Vocational Training Scheme to help prepare service personnel...

  • 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

    Women of the American Ambulance Great Britain prepare stretchers for casualties following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. Behind them is a busy scene of Civil Defence workers trying to rescue survivors from the...

  • 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 police officer has his hand bandaged by women of the American Ambulance Great Britain following a V1 attack in Upper Norwood. The original caption states that the policeman's hand was injured by flying glass.

  • 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 group of women stand beside the wreckage of their homes following a V1 attack on the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood, holding bedding and blankets as they chat to a Civil Defence worker. The women are standing beside an ambulance...

  • FIGHTER SEACRAFT: MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 FIGHTER SEACRAFT: MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    On the bridge of MTB 32, somewhere in the English Channel. Left to right: Lieutenant N S 'Norrie' Gardner, RNVR; the unnamed Coxwain of the vessel; Lieutenant Peter Dickens, Commanding Officer of 21st MTB Flotilla. Lt Dickens was also in charge of...

  • 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 vicar who has been helping with the rescue effort following a devastating V1 attack on the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood, pauses in his work to smoke a cigarette and chat to one of his parishioners. The vicar is wearing overalls...

  • FIGHTER SEACRAFT: MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 FIGHTER SEACRAFT: MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Members of the crew of Motor Torpedo Boat 32 smile for the camera as they watch Able Seaman J Budden (the gunner) drink his noggin of rum. Behind him, left to right, are: Wireless Operator D G David, Able Seaman Saxby (torpedo operator), two...

  • 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 rescue workers salvage furniture and personal belongings from a pile of rubble following a devastating V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. Behind them, the remains of several almost completely destroyed...

  • 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 workers (just visible centre right) search for survivors in a huge pile of rubble and timbers following a devastating V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. Several houses have been completely destroyed, and...

  • 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

    A group of Home Guard relax in front of the fire in their Nissen hut. One man is asleep on his camp bed, whilst the others sit down to chat and warm themselves in front of the fire, whilst removing their boots.

  • 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 lightly-wounded casualty is given a lift to the back of a waiting ambulance on the back of a Civil Defence worker, following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. A group of women can be seen talking to other Civil...

  • UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943 UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    A group of war workers stand, on a grassy mound at a coastal test range to watch as soldiers launch mortar bombs from the beach immediately below them. The workers are from J...

  • UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943 UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    A group of mostly women war workers stand, many with their fingers in their ears, on the sand of a coastal test range to watch as several soldiers launch mortar bombs. The workers are from J...

  • UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943 UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    Women war workers from J...

  • UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943 UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    Women war workers from J...

  • 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 rescue workers search for survivors under a huge pile of rubble and timbers following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood, as men of the Pioneer Corps awaiting instructions on where to dig, look on. In...

  • FIGHTER SEACRAFT: MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 FIGHTER SEACRAFT: MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    A 21" torpedo is lowered onto the deck of Motor Torpedo Boat 232 in Felixstowe Harbour. Amongst the crew on board are Leading Seaman John Valentine, Lieutenant N S 'Norrie' Gardner (Commanding Officer, MTB 32), Sub-Lieutenant Douglas 'Gertie' Gill (...

  • FIGHTER SEACRAFT: MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 FIGHTER SEACRAFT: MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Members of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) prepare sandwiches and flasks of coffee in the kitchen at a British naval base, probably at Felixstowe, for crews of Motor Torpedo Boats (MTBs) about to begin operations in the English Channel.

  • UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943 UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    A group of war workers stand in a row on a grassy hill on a coastal test range to watch mortar bombs being launched. Many of the women have their fingers in their ears to muffle the sound. The workers are from J...

  • 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

    Before they leave the depot to attend an incident, women of the American Ambulance Great Britain look at a map to plan their route. A telephone call has just been received to say that several of their ambulances are needed.

  • 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 woman of the American Ambulance Great Britain receives a telephone call requesting their attendance at an incident.

  • 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

    Three dogs sit in a row at a Mechanised Transport Corps post, somewhere in London.

  • 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

    Women of the American Ambulance Great Britain wash an ambulance car of the surgical unit to pass the time between call-outs at their depot, somewhere in London.

  • 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 fireman of the National Fire Service prepares to lift equipment from a truck following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. An NFS trailer pump can be seen in the foreground, standing ready should it be required. In...

  • UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943 UNDER FIRE - AS A REWARD: MORTAR BOMB PRODUCTION AND TESTING AT J & F POOL'S NO 1 WORKS, HAYLE, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    Workers at the small factory of J...

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