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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.

  • 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.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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    Home Front: People enjoying refreshments at one of the 'Lunch Hour' concerts held at the National Gallery, London. The immensely popular concerts were organised to boost the morale of London workers as they struggled to cope with the effects of the Blitz.

  • MUSIC GOES TO WAR: ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 MUSIC GOES TO WAR: ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    A view of the audience as they listen to a lunch hour concert at the National Gallery, London. Photograph shows: A Punch reader who finds it easier to concentrate with his eyes shut.

  • WEST END LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER WEST END LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER

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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940 LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    Men use sacks as blankets as they take refuge under a railway arch which now serves as an air raid shelter for dispossessed people in west London, 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940 LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940 LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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    A Shelter Marshal mops the flooded floor of a north London public basement air raid shelter, 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940 LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    Two cats, two teacups and a sleeping man take residence on benches under railway arches which are used as a public air raid shelter for dispossessed people in west London, 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940 LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    An elderly woman, wrapped in blankets and coats, dozes in a public shelter in north London, 1940. Her feet are on a stool to avoid the flooded floor.

  • PUBLIC AIR RAID SHELTERS IN LONDON DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR PUBLIC AIR RAID SHELTERS IN LONDON DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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    An Air Raid Precautions (ARP) warden, wearing Pattern No.41 overalls, sits with three young women in a public shelter in the Islington area, London, during the Second World War.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940 LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    A Shelter Marshal checks on sleeping civilians who have taken refuge in a public north London shelter, 1940. Newspaper soaks up water flooding the floor.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940 LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940 LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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    Civilians pass the time by reading, knitting or sleeping in a north London air raid shelter, 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940 LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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    Civilians sleep in close proximity to each other in a London air raid shelter in 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940 LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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    Women treat a young child who has a sore throat in the first aid room at Archway Central Hall, north London, 1940. The hall was converted for use as a communal air raid shelter.

  • NORTH LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER, 1940 NORTH LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER, 1940

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    A female civilian sleeps on a deck chair beside the latrines in a north London gymnasium converted for use as an air raid shelter, 1940. A sign beside the woman states that the latrines are 'unusable' and men should use the lavatory on the stage.

  • NORTH LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER, 1940 NORTH LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER, 1940

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

    Civilians sleep on benches in a north London air raid shelter, 1940.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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    An angle-dozer fills in a draining trench after tiles have been put in by land girls.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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    Police constable

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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    Horden colliery County Durham, England.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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    Stand for Bristol's Blood Transfusion Week

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    ARP Warden

  • THE EVIL WE FIGHT THE EVIL WE FIGHT

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    Display panel produced by the Display and Exhibitions Division of the Ministry of Information for show all over Great Britain.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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  • US TROOPS BILLETED IN BRITISH HOMES US TROOPS BILLETED IN BRITISH HOMES

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    Sergeant Robert Ceci is billeted with Mr and Mrs Cookson.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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    Dr Monteiro the Portuguese Ambassador walks amid the ruins of Coventry Cathedral. He is accompanied by the Provost, the Very Reverend R. T. Howard and the Mayor, Alderman Mrs Emily Smith.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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    An A.T.S.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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    Sand bunker in the street.

  • BELGIAN AIR TRAINING SCHOOL IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AT SNAILWELL, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945 BELGIAN AIR TRAINING SCHOOL IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AT SNAILWELL, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    Belgian trainees at work on a Hercules engine at the Belgian Air Training School at Snailwell.

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

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    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...

  • 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

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

  • HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS OUTSIDE THE BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941 HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS OUTSIDE THE BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    A huge crowd has gathered outside the British Museum, probably on Montague Street, to hear Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, make a speech about Aid to Russia. Pollitt is actually standing on top of a small van,...

  • 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 drinks tea at the kitchen table, whilst chatting to his landlady. According to the original caption, Mrs Quaile is "known to hundreds of lorry...

  • 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 Warden rescues a young boy from under the rubble and debris next to a bomb-damaged house in Fulham. Another warden attends to the boy's mother, who is still buried behind them. This photograph was probably taken on Edith Villas.

  • WARTIME SOCIAL SURVEY: INFORMATION GATHERING IN WARTIME BRITAIN, UK, 1944 WARTIME SOCIAL SURVEY: INFORMATION GATHERING IN WARTIME BRITAIN, UK, 1944

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

    As part of another study carried out by the Wartime Social Survey, housewives were asked to check the size of food portions against a chart, visible on the kitchen wall of this British home. Various food items are covered on the chart, including bacon...

  • RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940 RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940

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    A patient is prepared for radium treatment by a female doctor and nurse at a London hospital in 1940.

  • BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945 BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

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

    In London's Piccadilly Circus,a group of servicemen and women, and a civilian woman, link arms as they walk towards the camera, singing as they dance in celebration around Eros (not pictured), on the news that the war in Japan is over. Behind them,...

  • 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

    Four firemen of the National Fire Service tackle a blaze in a house near to the bomb-damaged buildings from which many casualties have been evacuated. Behind them, rescue work continues in these houses on Edith Villas in Fulham.

  • SPRINGFIELD IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE IN AN ESSEX VILLAGE, AUGUST 1941 SPRINGFIELD IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE IN AN ESSEX VILLAGE, AUGUST 1941

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    Members of Springfield Women's Institute (WI) make chutney at a table set up in the garden of the rectory. Bringing the apples, on the right of the photograph, is Mrs Vigne, the leader of the group. Apples, rhubarb and onions are all grown in members'...

  • SPRINGFIELD IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE IN AN ESSEX VILLAGE, AUGUST 1941 SPRINGFIELD IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE IN AN ESSEX VILLAGE, AUGUST 1941

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    Four boys of the Chelmsford Air Training Corps (ATC) receive instruction on model engines from their Commanding Officer, Flight Lieutenant F D Holder. All are from Springfield.

  • SPRINGFIELD IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE IN AN ESSEX VILLAGE, AUGUST 1941 SPRINGFIELD IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE IN AN ESSEX VILLAGE, AUGUST 1941

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    An Air Raid Precautions Warden reports for duty to the Chief ARP Warden, Mr Davies, at his local ARP post in Springfield, Essex.

  • LONDON AS USUAL: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940 LONDON AS USUAL: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    Pedestrians and vehicles go about their daily business on Brompton Road, London. This photograph was taken looking towards Knightsbridge, with Harrods visible on the right. The stepped kerbs visible on the left of the photograph have been painted in...

  • MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1940 MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1940

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    Female staff at an Arms Factory somewhere in Britain, prepare for work in the factory changing area. A low barrier in the floor differentiates between the 'outside world' and that of the factory. Outdoor coats, hats and shoes are left on one side of...

  • LONDON BY MOONLIGHT, 1940 LONDON BY MOONLIGHT, 1940

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    Looking up at Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square. The plinth is covered with wartime posters advertising Defence Bonds.

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