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  • THE DIEPPE RAID, 19 AUGUST 1942

    THE DIEPPE RAID, 19 AUGUST 1942

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

    H 22580

    An American soldier receives a light for his cigarette from a compatriot at Newhaven on his return from Dieppe. This was the first time that American troops had seen action in Europe during the Second World War.

  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 39106

    Construction in Britain: A section of the causeway being attached to a reinforced concrete float, or Beetle.

  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 40320

    Construction in Britain: A later stage in the construction of a Phoenix breakwater unit at Tilbury docks.

  • The Home Guard in a Tank Landing Craft Exercise, Oban

    The Home Guard in a Tank Landing Craft Exercise, Oban

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3142

    image: a view of the backs of two British officers standing at the bridge of a landing craft with the coastline visible ahead. A large number of Home Guards are sitting or standing on the deck below.

  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 39297

    Construction in Britain: A Spud pierhead unit parked awaiting D Day. These were fitted with legs to enable adjustments to be made according to the state of the tide.

  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 38675

    Off Selsey, on the south coast of England, completed caissons parked awaiting D Day.

  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 35379

    Construction in Britain: An early stage in the construction of a large concrete caisson, known as a Phoenix. The Phoenix units were fitted with flooding valves to allow sinking on site to form a breakwater.

  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 39295

    Construction in Britain: A section of the floating causeway parked awaiting D Day.

  • The Coxswain of a Tank Landing Craft

    The Coxswain of a Tank Landing Craft

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3261

    image: the coxswain at the helm of a landing craft, facing away from the artist.

  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 36496

    Construction in Britain: Completed Phoenix breakwater units at London docks.