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  • THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

    THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

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

    D 7289

    Using a rake, Wren Unknown moves a 'ship' across the numbered grid map on the Plotting Table of the Operations Room at HMS EAGLET. The Chief of Staff stands to her left, on the right hand side of the photograph, and watches the action unfold...

  • 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 28036

    The Women's Royal Naval Service: HM Queen Elizabeth meeting 1st Officer Jean Davies, MBE, of Liverpool, when inspecting the WRNS Guard of Honour outside Derby House, Liverpool one of the Western Approaches establishments. With Her Majesty is Chief...

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 6293

    Aircraft construction: The assembly of North American Mustang aircraft at the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation factory, Speke airport, Liverpool. The propeller is in position and mechanics (both men and women) are checking over the engine.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

    WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

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

    P 2465

    Women war workers collect their lunchtime meal from the serving hatch of the canteen of this underground factory on the Wirral.

  • WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LIVERPOOL, 1944

    WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LIVERPOOL, 1944

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

    A 26847

    The final of the Women's Royal Naval Service netball competition in progress in Liverpool.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    TR 2665

    The War Effort: In an underground munitions factory at Liverpool, the Pressing Bay Forewoman, Mrs M Porter, gives out shell caps for pressing.

  • THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

    THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

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

    D 7290

    Wren Unknown, wearing headphones and speaking tube, and another member of the WRNS watch as their colleague removes a 'U-Boat' from the Plotting Table in the Operations Room at HMS EAGLET.

  • THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

    THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

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

    D 7285

    Wren Unknown arrives at HMS EAGLET and must show her pass to the sentry on duty. The sign above the door says 'Office of Flag Officer in Charge'.

  • STEN GUN PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STEN GUN PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 12370

    Workers assemble Sten guns at Royal Ordnance Factory Fazakerley, near Liverpool. It is essential that each part fits perfectly and is not too loose or tight. If parts do not fit easily, they will be rejected as, according to the original caption,...

  • THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

    THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

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

    D 7303

    Wren Unknown, her back to the camera, and colleagues enjoy a musical evening in the lounge. One of the 'Wrens' is playing the accordion by the fireplace, whilst others relax on sofas and sing along.

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