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  • THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC, 1939-1945

    THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC, 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1939

    HU 100029

    A convoy in 'northern waters', seen from a No. 240 Squadron Saro London, late 1939.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 22175

    The Armed Forces: Ventriloquist Raymond Robson, a cook on board a British minesweeper, uses his dummy to entertain his shipmates on the deck of his ship.

  • The New Runway at Gibraltar : with Spaniards waiting to cross into Spain

    The New Runway at Gibraltar : with Spaniards waiting to cross into Spain

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 4842

    image: a runway extending out to sea with two planes standing on it. In the foreground a horse and cart and a crowd of civilians stand at a barrier, waiting to cross through the border control. The sea in the distance is filled with ships, boats and...

  • Together

    Together

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 3158

    whole: the image fills the majority of the design, with text, in yellow, contained within a black horizontal band at the bottom. All is surrounded by a plain white border. image: a group of seven British empire military personnel in uniform. From left to...

  • Sailors in a Lifeboat by the Dock

    Sailors in a Lifeboat by the Dock

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15990 9

    No description available

  • Evening, the Hoe, Plymouth

    Evening, the Hoe, Plymouth

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15990 8

    No description available

  • Sea Mine Mk XVII

    Sea Mine Mk XVII

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    MUN 4582

    British Mk XVII contact sea mine, the design of which dates from the Second World War. This type of anti-shipping mine could be laid in 500 fathoms with a charge of either 320lb or 450lb. It could be described as the standard British contact mine of the...

  • Naval Patrol, Fore Street, Plymouth

    Naval Patrol, Fore Street, Plymouth

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15990 10

    No description available

  • Admiral Sir Dudley Pound GCB GCVO

    Admiral Sir Dudley Pound GCB GCVO

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 16

    image: a head and shoulders portrait of Admiral Sir Dudley Pound, wearing naval uniform and with his medal ribbons visible on his chest.

  • The New Admiralty Building, Whitehall

    The New Admiralty Building, Whitehall

    (art) Made by: Macdonald, Frances 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5579

    image: a view from a roof looking east towards Whitehall across the northwest corner of St James's Park in London. In the centre of the composition is the squat Admiralty citadel, an Admiralty building that was built during the Second World War....

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