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  • 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 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 40320

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

  • 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 39106

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

  • PREPARATIONS FOR THE NORMANDY LANDINGS, DECEMBER 1943

    PREPARATIONS FOR THE NORMANDY LANDINGS, DECEMBER 1943

    part of "CARPENTER DAVID (MR)" (photographs)

    HU 48495

    A phoenix caisson, later used as part of the Mulberry harbours during the D-Day landings in Normandy, is constructed at the Mowlem phoenix site in Russia Yard, Surrey Docks, London, in December 1943.

  • 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 36496

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

  • The 50th (Northumbrian) Division, 1944: The 'TT' Concert Party in the Wings at the Guildhall, Southampton

    The 50th (Northumbrian) Division, 1944: The 'TT' Concert Party in the Wings at the Guildhall, Southampton

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4090

    image: five members of the 'TT' concert party, one holding a violin under his arm, waiting in the wings to go on stage while another act bows for of the audience.

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

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

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

    EA 18275

    US Airborne troops demonstrate an 81mm mortar to Winston Churchill and General Dwight D Eisenhower, Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Expeditionary Force, during an inspection of US invasion forces in the United Kingdom in March 1944.

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