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  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 1565

    A Women's Land Army girl holding a white chicken to demonstrate that a good bird should have a broad flat back.

  • LUXEMBOURGERS IN ENGLAND: EVACUEES IN SURREY, 1942

    LUXEMBOURGERS IN ENGLAND: EVACUEES IN SURREY, 1942

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

    D 11103

    Five year old Andrew and his three year old sister Jacqueline say Grace before a meal at the house in which they are staying in Surrey. According to the original caption, when they sit down to eat they "always remember their grandparents still in...

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14762

    A close-up view showing knitted woollen jackets being fitted the glass flasks of sticky bombs at a factory workshop, somewhere in Britain. The jackets are fastened by means of a drawstring around the neck of the flask. The woollen jackets will soon be...

  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

    ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 11856

    25 year old Alfred Hammond winds the field system of a dynamometer for aircraft engine testing at a factory somewhere in the Midlands. According to the original caption, Alfred has worked at this factory for 11 years.

  • BRITAIN SUPPLIES US ARMY STORE: AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1943

    BRITAIN SUPPLIES US ARMY STORE: AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 17012

    GIs at work roasting, grinding and packing coffee at a US Army store, somewhere in Britain. Left to right, they are: Corporal Norman R Presti (of 1669, Cliff View Road, Cleveland, Ohio), Corporal Joseph Damianoe (of 6210 Palisade Avenue, W New York, New...

  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16755

    A worker at the blood drying unit at Cambridge University sterilises needles to be placed into the screw caps of the bottles of plasma. The needles are equipped with short lengths of rubber tube containing cotton wool to prevent germs entering the...

  • VILLAGE CHURCH: EVERYDAY LIFE IN UFFINGTON, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    VILLAGE CHURCH: EVERYDAY LIFE IN UFFINGTON, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 19410

    Members of the congregation join together to sing a hymn during Evensong at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Uffington, Berkshire.

  • BATHING POOL: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE OPEN AIR, GUILDFORD, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1943

    BATHING POOL: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE OPEN AIR, GUILDFORD, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 15965

    A family group sits in the sunshine at the busy Guildford open air pool. Behind them, on the left of the photograph, parents help their young children in the paddling pool, whilst to the right of the photograph, older children and adults enjoy a swim in...

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14765

    At a factory producing 'Sticky Bombs', foreman Arthur Garner (left) and John Clews shovel some of the raw constituents of the adhesive mixture used on the bombs down a chute to a large vat on the floor below, where these ingredients will be...

  • VILLAGE CHURCH: EVERYDAY LIFE IN UFFINGTON, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    VILLAGE CHURCH: EVERYDAY LIFE IN UFFINGTON, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 19388

    Shafts of sunlight stream into the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Uffington, Berkshire, during a Sunday morning service in Lent. The Vicar, Reverend G A Bridle, can just be seen at the altar, with his back to the congregation. The original caption...

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