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  • WAR COMES TO SCHOOL: LIFE AT PECKHAM CENTRAL SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    WAR COMES TO SCHOOL: LIFE AT PECKHAM CENTRAL SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 12182

    Children in Form 1 at Peckham Central School listen to teacher Miss Sengoupta, from India, as she gives them a lesson in mathematics. Miss Sengoupta has written a number of sums on the blackboard. Various hand-drawn posters can be seen around the room...

  • INDIAN WRENS VISIT ROSYTH, 3 JUNE 1945

    INDIAN WRENS VISIT ROSYTH, 3 JUNE 1945

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

    A 29070

    Chief Officer Margaret L Cooper, Deputy Director of the Women's Royal Indian Naval Service (WRINS), with Second Officer Kalyani Sen, WRINS at Rosyth during their two month study visit to Britain.

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    D 29310

    Miss M Haji, from Nairobi in Kenya, reads a book in the Common Room at the London School of Economics (LSE). According to the original caption, she was born in Karachi and was educated at a Convent School before moving to Kenya. She has been a teacher...

  • A MERLIN IS MADE: THE PRODUCTION OF MERLIN ENGINES AT A ROLLS ROYCE FACTORY, 1942

    A MERLIN IS MADE: THE PRODUCTION OF MERLIN ENGINES AT A ROLLS ROYCE FACTORY, 1942

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

    D 12093

    Two workers at this aircraft engine factory work together to test the temperature of molten metal before it is put into a mould. The metal has to be 720 degrees C before it can be moulded. Mr A Hamid inserts the thermocouple of the pyrometer into the...

  • EMPIRE - AND WORLD - PARTY: RADIO BROADCAST FROM THE OVERSEAS CLUB, ST JAMES'S LONDON, 1942

    EMPIRE - AND WORLD - PARTY: RADIO BROADCAST FROM THE OVERSEAS CLUB, ST JAMES'S LONDON, 1942

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

    D 10372

    Mrs K C Roy listens to the broadcast from the Hall of India at the Overseas Club. Mrs Roy is from Bengal and has a son who is an officer in the Army. Behind her, a group of West African technicians can be seen, enjoying the entertainment.

  • SCENES IN INDIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    SCENES IN INDIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    IB 1875

    An Indian nurse at an ARP First Aid Post in Calcutta.

  • MEDICAL SERVICES IN INDIA, 1944

    MEDICAL SERVICES IN INDIA, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil (Photographer) 1944

    IB 1869

    A British sister instructs an Indian nurse how to adjust a doctor's mask at a first aid post in Calcutta, 1944.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

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

    IB 1744

    India 1944: A Bengali mother and child standing against a wall of corrugated iron and brick.

  • THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST, 1944

    THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST, 1944

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1944

    CF 166

    Indian women labourers, engaged in airfield construction work, pass mechanics working on a Royal Air Force Consolidated Liberator bomber at a base in Bengal, 1944.

  • AVIATION CAREER OF SQUADRON LEADER MAHINDER SINGH PUJJI DURING AND AFTER THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AVIATION CAREER OF SQUADRON LEADER MAHINDER SINGH PUJJI DURING AND AFTER THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "PUJJI MAHINDER SINGH (SQUADRON LEADER)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    HU 92611

    Reproduction of an airgraph letter to Flying Officer Pujji, conveying a Christmas greeting, which was sent to him in October 1942 by a friend who was hoping to join the Wrens.