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  • D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

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

    A 23924

    Halifaxes towing Hamilcar gliders carrying 6th Airborne Division reinforcements to Normandy pass over the battleships HMS WARSPITE and HMS RAMILLIES, part of Bombarding Force 'D' off Le Havre, on the evening of 6 June 1944. The photo was taken...

  • GOOSEBERRIES DURING THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORMANDY, OUISTREHAM, JUNE 1944

    GOOSEBERRIES DURING THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORMANDY, OUISTREHAM, JUNE 1944

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

    A 24054

    A Gooseberry, a line of block ships laid off the beaches to form a reef before the rest of the Mulberry was assembled. The Gooseberry includes the old HMS DURBAN and the Netherlands ship SUMATRA.

  • FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 38275

    A photographer and cameraman of the Army Film and Photographic Unit, Sergeant W A Greenhalgh, uses a daylight changing bag to load his camera during Exercise FABIUS, a training exercise for the D Day landings in Hampshire, England. The photograph...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: United States Army Signal Corps photographer

    EA 26227

    Prime Minister, Mr Winston Churchill, chats with Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, on the bridge of a warship (HMS KELVIN) during their voyage across the English Channel en route to General Bernard Montgomery's...

  • GLIDER-BORNE PARATROOPERS EXERCISE, 22 APRIL 1944

    GLIDER-BORNE PARATROOPERS EXERCISE, 22 APRIL 1944

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

    TR 1662

    British paratroopers sitting in the fuselage of an aircraft while awaiting their order to jump.

  • US BATTLE TRAINING AREA, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    US BATTLE TRAINING AREA, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 21961

    The view from the road which stretches from the village of Strete down to Slapton Sands (part of Start Bay) and Slapton Ley, Devon, showing the damage to the wall which occurred during training exercises carried out in preparation for the D-Day Landings...

  • D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

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

    B 5098

    Men of 4 Commando, 1st Special Service Brigade, being briefed by Lt Col R Dawson just before embarking for Normandy, June 1944.

  • PLUTO (PIPE LINE UNDER THE OCEAN)

    PLUTO (PIPE LINE UNDER THE OCEAN)

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

    H 41885A

    Installations in the United Kingdom: A house on the south coast of England, requisitioned by the British Army, and used to house pumping equipment.

  • GENERAL MONTGOMERY INSPECTS ROYAL ULSTER RIFLES, MAY 1944

    GENERAL MONTGOMERY INSPECTS ROYAL ULSTER RIFLES, MAY 1944

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

    H 38645

    General Sir Bernard Montgomery standing on the bonnet of a jeep speaking to troops of 2nd Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles, after carrying out an inspection of the battalion near Portsmouth in the run-up to D-Day. The battalion had previously served in his...

  • D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

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

    H 39182

    Troops of 6th Airlanding Brigade smile from the door of their Horsa glider on an RAF airfield as they prepare to fly out as part of 6th Airborne Division's second lift on the evening of 6 June 1944.

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