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  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 974

    A 15cwt truck throws up a cloud of sand and dust while moving at speed along a desert track, 1 November 1940.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 450

    General Sir Archibald Wavell, Commander-in-Chief Middle East, at his desk, 15 August 1940.

  • MIDDLE EAST VETERANS GOING HOME

    MIDDLE EAST VETERANS GOING HOME

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 30976

    In a transit camp at Alexandria men in demobilisation groups one to three await to embark on troopships for home. Amongst these men were Private C Collett (left) of 515 Osmaston Park Road, Derby, and Sapper W McNaughton of 149 Netherhill Road, Gallowhill...

  • THE LIBERATION OF RHODES, 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF RHODES, 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 30954

    A British officer on Rhodes gets into a Kubelwagen. German drivers and vehicles were placed at the disposal of British forces following the signing of the unconditional surrender of German forces in the Dodecanese Islands. This situation continued until...

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 2887

    Tobruk 1941 - 1942: A gun of the Royal Horse Artillery is fired to repel German forces from the perimeter defences of Tobruk.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943: PERSONALITIES

    THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943: PERSONALITIES

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 4559

    General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander-in-Chief, Middle East during June 1941 - August 1942.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 21629

    The Axis retreat and the Tunisian campaign 1942 - 1943: Tanks of the Eighth Army lined up in Tripoli Square.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 10294

    A British soldier laying a mine in the sand, 6 April 1942. The mine is placed in a sack and buried with its top level with the ground. 5lb of pressure is required to set it off.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943: PERSONALITIES

    THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943: PERSONALITIES

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 21589

    Lieutenant General Bernard Law Montgomery, GOC Eighth Army returns the salute of Eighth Army tank crews as he drives into Tripoli.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 5128

    Tobruk 1941 - 1942: German bombs explode during one of the heaviest air raids on Tobruk. The photograph was taken from a trench adjoining an anti-aircraft gun.

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