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  • VILLAGE HOME GUARD, SOMEWHERE IN ENGLAND, C 1942

    VILLAGE HOME GUARD, SOMEWHERE IN ENGLAND, C 1942

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

    D 9265

    Home Guard bayonet instructor Corporal Charles Batchelor thrusts his bayonet firmly into a hanging sack (representing the enemy) during a training exercise in an English village.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    part of "THE HOME GUARD 1940 - 1944: 32ND SURREY BATTALION" (photographs) Made by: Porter J A

    HU 18501

    The Home Guard: Photograph contrasting a 1940 Local Defence volunteer with a 1944 Home Guard. Both were members of 32 Surrey Battalion.

  • THE HOME GUARD IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME GUARD IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MISC 60739

    Civilian Home Guard trainees learn to handle guns by drilling with broomsticks.

  • Winchester M1894 sporting takedown rifle .30/30 Winchester

    Winchester M1894 sporting takedown rifle .30/30 Winchester

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Winchester

    FIR 5292

    This rifle was one of a number of weapons provided for Home Guard use in 1940 by an American organization called the American Committee for the Defence of British Homes. They mounted a public appeal for firearms and binoculars which could be sent to aid...

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

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

    H 11844

    The Home Guard: A member of the Home Guard receiving instruction on a machine gun at a training centre.

  • HOME GUARD MAN ANTI AIRCRAFT GUN: CIVIL DEFENCE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    HOME GUARD MAN ANTI AIRCRAFT GUN: CIVIL DEFENCE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 12564

    Members of the Home Guard line up for duty beside their anti-aircraft (AA) gun on a sunny Sunday morning.

  • THE HOME GUARD IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME GUARD IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 10423

    Men of the Home Guard man the medieval battlements of a town, during a training exercise with regular army units in the Boroughbridge area of Yorkshire.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

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

    H 16372

    The Home Guard: Home Guards replaced regular gunners at Anti Aircraft batteries. Photograph shows Home Guard manning a Zeda projector at Bootle, Liverpool.

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Smith (Mr)

    H 6547

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspects the 1st American Squadron of the Home Guard on Horse Guards Parade, London, on 9 January 1941.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

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

    H 18273

    The Home Guard: Members of 1st Battalion (Exeter) Home Guard training with an 18 pounder field gun at Okehampton Range.

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