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  • 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.

  • THEY ALSO FIGHT WHO ONLY STAND AND WAIT: PART-TIME WAR WORK IN SURREY, ENGLAND, 1943

    THEY ALSO FIGHT WHO ONLY STAND AND WAIT: PART-TIME WAR WORK IN SURREY, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    Miss Mary Jane Jones (left) and Nellie Dabbs sort rivets at the home of Mrs J H Baker at Northchapel, near Guildford. Miss Jones is 88 years old and was the Baker family's Nanny. She sorts 5lbs of rivets a day. Nellie is 19 years old and is 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

    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.

  • BRITISH EQUIPMENT AT AN AMERICAN AIRFIELD: ANGLO-AMERICAN CO-OPERATION IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

    BRITISH EQUIPMENT AT AN AMERICAN AIRFIELD: ANGLO-AMERICAN CO-OPERATION IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Lieutenant Ernest W Wagner from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (left) and Sergeant C D Doughty from Nowata, Oklahoma at work in the control tower at an American airfield somewhere in Britain. Sergeant Doughty is seated at the British RT transmitting set,...

  • 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...

  • WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

    WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

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

    Large numbers of men and women queue for tickets outside the Lyric Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue. The entrance visible in the centre is for the Upper Circle. A street entertainer stands in the road with his dog, trying to keep the theatre-goers amused...

  • PERSIAN AIRMEN TRAIN IN BRITAIN, 1944

    PERSIAN AIRMEN TRAIN IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    A group of Persian airmen who are training in Britain talk to officers of the Royal Air Force in the airfield mess, somewhere in the UK. Some appear to be looking at maps.

  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Workers at the blood drying unit at Cambridge University check test tubes of plasma as they are removed from the incubator. This test checks the sterility of the plasma upon arrival at the unit.

  • THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    A group of volunteers in the Sewing Section sit around the table in the workroom at South Africa House, making pyjamas and dressing gowns for hospitals. The materials they are working with have been bought with donations from South Africa. The leader...

  • WASTE LAND RECLAIMED: AGRICULTURE IN HUNTINGDONSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

    WASTE LAND RECLAIMED: AGRICULTURE IN HUNTINGDONSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    Three Land Girls harvest flax in a field which had been derelict the previous year. One woman drives the tractor as the two others sit at the rear on the flax-pulling 'trailer'.

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