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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 13574

    View showing the full extent of the exterior damage to HMHS SOMERSETSHIRE in floating dry dock at Alexandria harbour after she was damaged by an enemy torpedo.

  • 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 1780

    The operating theatre attached to the sick bay of HMS KING GEORGE V. Two of the medical staff are carrying out a procedure on a patient laid down on the operating table.

  • 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.

  • BRITISH MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    BRITISH MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 26430

    Medicine at Sea: The transfer in heavy weather of a sailor with suspected appendicitis from destroyer HMS CAMBRIAN to cruiser HMS BERWICK in Arctic waters in November 1944. The cruiser possessed more extensive medical facilities. The patient's...

  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16744

    Workers at the blood drying unit at Cambridge University check test tubes of plasma as they are removed from the incubator. This test checks the sterility of the plasma upon arrival at the unit.

  • 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 1214

    A Surgeon Lieutenant, seated in his laboratory aboard HMS RODNEY, is amaking an examination through a microscope.

  • 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 13576

    Egyptian workers removing ballast from the damaged HMHS SOMERSETSHIRE in floating dry dock at Alexandria harbour after she was damaged by an enemy torpedo.

  • THE WORK OF THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL IN BRITAIN, PARK PREWETT HOSPITAL, BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, FEBRUARY 1941

    THE WORK OF THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL IN BRITAIN, PARK PREWETT HOSPITAL, BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, FEBRUARY 1941

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

    D 2078

    Sister Alma Gee dresses the injured foot of a man who was wounded by a High Explosive at Park Prewett Hospital in Basingstoke in February 1941.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7899

    A medical officer, or mobile unit doctor, adminsters morphia to a female casualty, who has just been freed from under a pile of rubble and timber. Her legs have been heavily bandaged, with her right leg requiring a splint. The Civil Defence workers who...

  • TURKISH OPIUM FOR BRITAIN: THE USE OF OPIUM IN BRITISH MEDICINE, UK, 1943

    TURKISH OPIUM FOR BRITAIN: THE USE OF OPIUM IN BRITISH MEDICINE, UK, 1943

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

    D 17596

    At a 'factory' somewhere in Britain, Mr W R Armsby places a tray of opium slices into an oven. The opium is dried for four days in a vacuum oven and these slices are used to make galenicals, concentrated extracts which retail chemists use to...

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