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  • WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

    WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

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

    D 14670

    An aerial view of the attractions on offer at this fair, being held in London's Russell Square. The loudspeakers in the foreground are used to inform visitors of what is on offer. In the background, people play games and look at various stalls,...

  • NAVAL WELFARE: THE WORK OF THE NAVAL FAMILY WELFARE SERVICE, UK, 1945

    NAVAL WELFARE: THE WORK OF THE NAVAL FAMILY WELFARE SERVICE, UK, 1945

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

    D 26073

    Chief Wren Nye of the Naval Family Welfare Service leads the twins of a sick sailor's wife to their temporary home. According to the original caption, the children are to be looked after by SSAFA. Behind them, as they walk down the street, can be...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

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

    P 1292

    A huge banner flutters in the spring sunshine, suspended between two flagposts, outside ROF Radway Green, near Alsager, during the 'Radway Green Spring Attack', which took place between 5th and 24th April 1943. The banner encourages "100...

  • CHANNEL ISLANDS LIBERATED: THE END OF GERMAN OCCUPATION, CHANNEL ISLANDS, UK, 1945

    CHANNEL ISLANDS LIBERATED: THE END OF GERMAN OCCUPATION, CHANNEL ISLANDS, UK, 1945

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

    D 24599

    Crowds of people smile and wave as Lieutenant E D Stoneman of the British Task Force salutes the raising of the Union flag at St Peter Port, Guernsey, following the signing of the surrender document. This is the first time that this flag has been raised...

  • ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE PASSOVER: JEWISH TRADITIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, APRIL 1944

    ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE PASSOVER: JEWISH TRADITIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, APRIL 1944

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

    D 19334

    Service personnel sit at long trestle tables to enjoy their Passover meal in a large hall, somewhere near London. Men and women from all branches of the forces and from many different countries are clearly visible. High above their heads in the girders...

  • GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 22243

    Lieutenant Colonel Aguis, MC (standing centre) gives the opening speech at the opening ceremony of the George Cross Club for Maltese merchant seamen. Also seated at the top table are Alderman James Griffiths (former Lord Mayor of Cardiff and an ex-sea...

  • BRITAIN DELIVERS THE GOODS IN WARTIME: DOCK WORKERS IN BRISTOL, ENGLAND, 1940

    BRITAIN DELIVERS THE GOODS IN WARTIME: DOCK WORKERS IN BRISTOL, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1224

    Cases of good are loaded by overhead crane onto a waiting steamer at a Bristol dock. Each of the crates is stamped with a Union flag and the words 'Britain Delivers the Goods'.

  • EAST AFRICANS IN LONDON: LIBERATED EAST AFRICAN SOLDIERS SEE THE SIGHTS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    EAST AFRICANS IN LONDON: LIBERATED EAST AFRICAN SOLDIERS SEE THE SIGHTS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24609

    A group of East African soldiers pose for the camera outside the Salvation Army Red Shield Hostel at Regional House, Eccleston Street, Victoria, London. A female member of Salvation Army staff can be seen with them. Union flags adorn many of the...

  • THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    P 233

    Factory workers ride on Valentine tanks as they leave a factory in Smethwick. A notice propped on the front of the tanks reads "All Help for Russia Now". The workers are holding a Union flag and a Russian flag and many have their fists raised...

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25210

    Members enjoy a pint of beer or two at the Liberal Club, Reading. In the background, a Union flag and an American flag adorn the wall.

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