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A group of female refugees assemble electrical measuring instruments at the Davies and Essex factory on Enford Street, Marylebone, London. According to the original caption, 'as aliens, they are not directed into industry, but they are glad to work...
SERVICE OF CAPTAIN H A K HOOD WITH 5/8 PUNJAB REGIMENT, INDIAN ARMY ON THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER, INDIA, 1942 - 1943
part of "HOOD H A K (CAPTAIN)" (photographs)
The Sind Desert "Campaign" 15 November 1942 - 6 February 1943. Local refugees at Tando Mitha Khan, described as a "concentration camp" for women and children.
Changing time in the 'big babies' room' at the 'Foster Parents Plan for War Children' Nursery in Hampstead. In the background, a German refugee woman who works at the home is changing the nappy of her own baby. In the...
part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit
Evacuation: Women and children, civilian refugees from the fighting come ashore at an Egyptian port after their evacuation from Crete. A total of 16,500 were rescued including 2000 Greeks.
part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer
HM Queen Elizabeth talks to Lourdes Montegrifo, a young refugee from Gibraltar who is now working on the manufacture of tents for the Royal Air Force at a factory, somewhere in Britain.
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943
Madame Pollet supervises junior children at their lessons in the schoolroom of the French-speaking school for refugees being held in an old mill. Behind her, in the next room Josef Wassertheil from Antwerp, Belgium, and Lucienne Clause, from Malonne,...
A Dutch school teacher leads a group of refugee children away from the ship upon which they have just arrived. They have berthed at Tilbury Docks in Essex, and will be taken to a rest centre, before onward transport to a hostel.
At a rest centre in Tilbury, a newly-arrived Dutch refugee has her knee dressed by her teacher. According to the original caption, she bruised her knee whilst on board the ship.
At a rest centre in Tilbury, a group of Dutch refugee children enjoy a second breakfast. Two boys are holding up a large flag which has the name of their village on it: Breda.
In the rest centre at Tilbury, a classroom full of Dutch refugee children sit patiently at their desks whilst waiting to be moved off to their hostel. Several of their teachers can be seen in the background.