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  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Unknown

    HU 50154

    The Local Defence Volunteers: Members of the Local Defence Volunteers being taught simple German phrases.

  • HMT HOME GUARD

    HMT HOME GUARD

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE FOXHILL COLLECTION OF SHIP PHOTOGRAPHS" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    FL 13941

    Underway on the Humber on completion.

  • THE HOME GUARD IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME GUARD IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MISC 60739

    Civilian Home Guard trainees learn to handle guns by drilling with broomsticks.

  • Winchester M1894 sporting takedown rifle .30/30 Winchester

    Winchester M1894 sporting takedown rifle .30/30 Winchester

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Winchester

    FIR 5292

    This rifle was one of a number of weapons provided for Home Guard use in 1940 by an American organization called the American Committee for the Defence of British Homes. They mounted a public appeal for firearms and binoculars which could be sent to aid...

  • Improvised 3in Mortar

    Improvised 3in Mortar

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    ORD 35

    Simple/crude locally produced Home Guard 3in mortar

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 14851

    An infantry section marching along the pavement of a South Wales town, during an exercise involving Home Guard and regular forces, 20 October 1941.

  • HMT HOME GUARD

    HMT HOME GUARD

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE FOXHILL COLLECTION OF SHIP PHOTOGRAPHS" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    FL 13940

    Underway on the Humber on completion.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-45

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 15191

    Home Guard soldiers in York prepare a roadblock by inserting metal girders into pre-dug holes in the road, 2 November 1941.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-45

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 12852

    Home Guard troops defend a roadblock with smoke and rifle fire, 17 August 1941.

  • THE HOME GUARD DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME GUARD DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 2625

    Local Defence Volunteers (LDV) aim their rifles at a passing RAF aircraft from behind a sandbagged position, 30 July 1940.

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