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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 16176

    The skipper (lower berth) sleeping and No 1 reading in their tiny cabin in their Landing Craft Tank. This vessel is helping to land supplies for the 8th Army at Tripoli. Fine work has been carried out by by the LCTs in unloading stores from convoys...

  • THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 3791

    Women inmates use a blanket to drag a dead body away from the huts to a tent filled with the dead.

  • THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 4844

    Sick patients lie in beds on the Parade Ground at Camp No 2, Hohne Military Barracks, until space can be found for them indoors.

  • 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.

  • TRAINING QUEEN'S NURSES: DISTRICT NURSE TRAINING AT THE QUEEN'S INSTITUTE OF DISTRICT NURSING, GUILDFORD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    TRAINING QUEEN'S NURSES: DISTRICT NURSE TRAINING AT THE QUEEN'S INSTITUTE OF DISTRICT NURSING, GUILDFORD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23117

    A trainee District Nurse (right) accompanies a qualified District Nurse on a home visit. They are greeted at the door by a housewife. It is probable that this is the mother of the young girl recovering from pneumonia, as seen in D 23115.

  • WORKERS WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY: LIFE AT ROF BRIDGEND, JANUARY 1942

    WORKERS WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY: LIFE AT ROF BRIDGEND, JANUARY 1942

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

    D 6320

    A female war worker cleans her teeth in the bedroom she shares with another woman in the war workers hostel at ROF Bridgend. According to the original caption, hot and cold water and central heating were laid on in all the rooms.

  • LEARNING BY ACTING: EDUCATION THROUGH THEATRE FOR EVACUEES AT A 'CAMP SCHOOL', MARCHANT'S HILL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, 1943

    LEARNING BY ACTING: EDUCATION THROUGH THEATRE FOR EVACUEES AT A 'CAMP SCHOOL', MARCHANT'S HILL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, 1943

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

    D 16484

    Music teacher Arthur Shuttleworth (back to camera) leads the choir (right) and cast (on stage in the background) in a selection of traditional English songs, to conclude the play about Elizabethan England which they have put on in the recreation hall at...

  • 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

    D 14149

    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...

  • WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

    WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    P 472

    Women war workers queue for a meal at the serving hatch in the canteen of the residential club that is provided for them at their munitions factory hostel, probably ROF Bridgend.

  • LONDON MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOME AND RED ENSIGN CLUB, 1942

    LONDON MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOME AND RED ENSIGN CLUB, 1942

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

    D 8204

    A female canteen worker gives a cup of tea to a Merchant Seaman as he and a colleague stand at the counter of the cafe bar in the Modern Lounge of the Merchant Seamen's Home and Red Ensign Club.

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