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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT TRAINING, 1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT TRAINING, 1945

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

    TR 2648

    An officer of the Women's Royal Air Force giving a demonstration lecture on central and local government organisation to her fellow trainees.

  • COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

    COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 2587

    Two men from British colonies in the canteen at a rest centre in England.

  • WRENS PREPARE FOR CIVILIAN LIFE

    WRENS PREPARE FOR CIVILIAN LIFE

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

    D 23307

    Alongside the various educational and vocational courses on offer to service personnel, a number of classes in the arts were also available. Here an able seaman and WREN Petty Officer compose music for the show 'Sweet and Sour' at the '...

  • BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    D 21759

    A young boy and his puppy sit on a canal boat as it travels along, probably on the Grand Union Canal. This child is from a canal boat family, and the original caption states that the children "begin to be useful to [their parents] at about the age...

  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

    ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 11889

    A view of women at work at rows of benches in the cartridge fuse shop at this electrical engineering works, somewhere in the Midlands. Girls start work at this factory as soon as they leave school, and the average age is 16. According to the original...

  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

    ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 11872

    Sparks fly as 21 year old Agnes Denning, wearing protective goggles, brazes switchgear at an electrical engineering works, somewhere in the Midlands. According to the original caption, Agnes has been doing this job at this factory for about 3 months and...

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939-1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939-1945

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

    TR 2592

    The Auxiliary Territorial Service: At a Ministry of Supply experimental station, trials of rocket fuels were made to determine accuracy. Members of the ATS manned observation posts along the coast from which they observed and recorded the position of...

  • WEST INDIAN VOLUNTEERS JOIN RAF IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AND INSPECTION, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1944

    WEST INDIAN VOLUNTEERS JOIN RAF IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AND INSPECTION, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1944

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

    D 21131

    New recruits to the Royal Air Force, recently arrived from the West Indies, give a Physical Training demonstration to Air Marshal Sir Arthur Barratt and Colonel Oliver Stanley at an RAF station, somewhere in the north of England. The men are standing in...

  • REHOUSING BRITAIN: BOMB DAMAGE IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    REHOUSING BRITAIN: BOMB DAMAGE IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24336

    Civil Defence workers pick their way over rubble as they carry a stretcher case to safety, following a V2 incident, somewhere in the south of England. The original caption states that the rocket fell here "about two hours ago" and that this...

  • WEST INDIAN VOLUNTEERS JOIN RAF IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AND INSPECTION, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1944

    WEST INDIAN VOLUNTEERS JOIN RAF IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AND INSPECTION, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1944

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

    D 21130

    Colonel Oliver Stanley, Secretary of State for the Colonies, chats to one of the new Royal Air Force recruits recently arrived from the West Indies, as he and his fellow recruits collect their lunch in the mess hall of an RAF station, somewhere in the...

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