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  • THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT IN TRAINING, RINGWAY, AUGUST 1942

    THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT IN TRAINING, RINGWAY, AUGUST 1942

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

    H 22759

    A paratrooper armed with a Sten gun.

  • BRITONS LEARN TURKISH: ADULT EDUCATION IN LONDON, 1943

    BRITONS LEARN TURKISH: ADULT EDUCATION IN LONDON, 1943

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

    D 13347

    Bay Ali Riza Sencan, Secretary of the Halkevi, points to the blackboard whilst teaching the class about the three different personal pronoun suffixes. The students sit in rows in an ornate room, with portraits of King George VI and President Inonu on...

  • 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 7919

    Walking wounded cases are helped out of ambulance cars and guided across the playground of the school which is serving as a First Aid Post, following the incident. The school is Mary Boon School, on the corner of Earsby Street and Bishop King's...

  • THE WAR EFFORT IN INDIA, 1941

    THE WAR EFFORT IN INDIA, 1941

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    IND 43

    Trainee mechanical engineers at work in the Royal Indian Navy's shore establishment, HMIS TALWAR, near Bombay.

  • TECHNICAL SCHOOL: TRAINING AT TOTTENHAM POLYTECHNIC, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    TECHNICAL SCHOOL: TRAINING AT TOTTENHAM POLYTECHNIC, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21389

    John Smith (aged 15) and a colleague find the working stresses in a model jib-crane during a lesson at Tottenham Polytechnic.

  • BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

    BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    D 8794

    Iris Joyce (nearest to the camera) and fellow new recruits to the Women's Land Army arrive at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture at the start of four weeks training, carrying suitcases. According to the original caption, Iris gets free board...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

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

    H 13115

    An officer of 3rd Battalion, Reconnaissance Corps, 3rd Infantry Division, peers through field glasses from a Universal carrier hidden in bushes, during an exercise at Sturminster Newton in Dorset, 28 August 1941.

  • 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 19906

    Five new American built Grumman Avenger three seater torpedo bombers in beam formation during exercises from HMS SPARROWHAWK, the Royal Naval Air Station at Hatston. Note the fact that the torpedo is fully enclosed so as to improve the aerodynamics of...

  • THEY LEARN TO BE SAILORS: SEA CADET TRAINING ON THE TRAINING SHIP HMS UNDINE, BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    THEY LEARN TO BE SAILORS: SEA CADET TRAINING ON THE TRAINING SHIP HMS UNDINE, BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16444

    Boys of the Sea Cadet Corps learn about rigging with the aid of a model yacht at HMS UNDINE.

  • FIRST US ARMY REHABILITATION CENTRE: RECUPERATION AND TRAINING AT 8TH CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, STONELEIGH PARK, KENILWORTH, WARWICKSHIRE, UK, 1943

    FIRST US ARMY REHABILITATION CENTRE: RECUPERATION AND TRAINING AT 8TH CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, STONELEIGH PARK, KENILWORTH, WARWICKSHIRE, UK, 1943

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

    D 16614

    Trainees at the 8th Convalescent Hospital, Stoneleigh Park who have recently been promoted to A grade, test themselves to see if they are really fully fit. Here they can be seen climbing over a 6ft high wall, constructed by the trainees as part of...

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