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  • WOMEN WAR WORKERS IN BRITAIN, 1943

    WOMEN WAR WORKERS IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    TR 1415

    Miss M Greatorex machines spring cases for 17-pounder guns.

  • FIELD MARSHAL SIR BERNARD MONTGOMERY, 1944

    FIELD MARSHAL SIR BERNARD MONTGOMERY, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Malindine E G (Capt)

    TR 2652

    Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment. Field Marshal Montgomery is wearing the beret and jumping jacket of the Parachute Regiment. His scarf is similar to those worn by British...

  • 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.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 4336C

    China 1944: Two Chinese soldiers wearing gas masks at Pihu Military Training Centre in south eastern China.

  • Black and white

    Black and white

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    C 111

    One R.A.F. Squadron in France has adopted a lamb as a mascot. The lamb took a fancy to one of the sergeants and the two are now inseparable. The squadron promptly named the lamb 'Aloysius'. Picture shows the sergeant feeding 'Aloyisus...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN NORTH AFRICA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN NORTH AFRICA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    CBM 1264

    A relaxed portrait of a corporal of the Royal Air Force as he stands under the port engine of Consolidated Liberator Mark II, AL511 'A', of No. 108 Squadron RAF at Fayid, Egypt. This aircraft is decorated with 'Dumbo' nose art.

  • Parachute Drop

    Parachute Drop

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3072

    image: numerous paratroopers in the process of landing on a flat area of ground in Algeria, with mountains in the background. The parachutes they use are in several colours: dark green, yellow and red.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: GLOSTER METEOR.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: GLOSTER METEOR.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP)

    ATP 15023B

    Meteor F Mark I, EE223/G, of the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire.

  • 428 BATTERY, COASTAL DEFENCE ARTILLERY HEADQUARTERS, DOVER, KENT, DECEMBER 1942

    428 BATTERY, COASTAL DEFENCE ARTILLERY HEADQUARTERS, DOVER, KENT, DECEMBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    TR 561

    A member of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, Miss Elizabeth Amery computes the range at 428 Battery, Coast Defence Artillery Headquarters.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    CBM 1358

    The Western Desert 1942: A sandstorm in the desert: a soldier battling his way to his tent.

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