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  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

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    Christ Church, Spitalfields: A group of women occupy themselves by reading and knitting in the East End shelter.

  • THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    D 3992

    Miss Vivian Thomas helps a soldier of a Scottish regiment to an ambulance as he and several other patients are being transferred from one hospital to another, somewhere in the North East of England. The soldier has his arm in a sling. The ambulance...

  • THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

    THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 4016

    The photograph shows the audience, made up largely of children, in a large purpose-built shelter. They are seated around a pillar which is marked "Section 1A" and decorated with a Union Jack and bunting. Neither the projector nor the screen...

  • THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    D 3995

    Miss Vivian Thomas applies face powder from a compact during a break in the transport of patients from one hospital to another, somewhere in the North East of England. She is using the wing mirror of the ambulance to check her appearance!

  • THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    D 3996

    Women of the Anglo-American Ambulance Unit (American Ambulance, Great Britain), run to their vehicles, somewhere in the North East of England. Left to right, they are: Mrs Beaven, Miss Vivian Thomas, Miss Eleanor Hedley and Mrs Dale. Behind them, an...

  • THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    D 3993

    Miss Eleanor Hedley helps a soldier of a Scottish regiment and Miss Vivian Thomas helps a sailor as they are transferred from one hospital to another, somewhere in the North East of England. The soldier is wearing a sling and the sailor has a bandaged...

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    D 2148

    Women in the Voluntary Services: Two WVS girls working at a Blitz canteen. They are pictured lifting a heavy urn full of tea.

  • THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    D 3994

    Members of the Anglo-American Ambulance Unit (American Ambulance, Great Britain) supervise as hospital porters carry a stretcher case to an ambulance before the transferral of this patient and others to another hospital, somewhere in the North East of...

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    D 2089

    Women in the Voluntary Services: A WVS Clothing Centre crowded with people who lost all their possessions during the previous nightÂ’s bombing.

  • INVASION VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN ORFORD, SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, 1941

    INVASION VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN ORFORD, SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4856

    Members of the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS) serve a meal to people at the village communal kitchen, or British Restaurant, in Orford. Behind them, children and adults can be seen tucking into their lunch at the long tables in this purely...

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