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  • PICTURES FROM THE WESTERN DESERT

    PICTURES FROM THE WESTERN DESERT

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 1434

    A British gun boat from China waters with a shallow draught, crept along the coast and entered Bardia harbour. The shore batteries of the Italians could not depress low enough to shoot at her when her presence in the harbour was discovered. She sank...

  • BRITISH INFANTRY ATTACK A RIDGE

    BRITISH INFANTRY ATTACK A RIDGE

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 18807

    When enemy shells came close, the infantry lay flat to avoid being hit, then, up again and on to the ridge.

  • AFTER THE BATTLE AROUND TEL-EL-EISA

    AFTER THE BATTLE AROUND TEL-EL-EISA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 14744

    The graves of two German airmen decorated with the Swastika insignia taken from the Stuka in which they were shot down at Tel-el-Eisa.

  • PICTURES TAKEN AT CIRENE

    PICTURES TAKEN AT CIRENE

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 7341

    Troops marching along the road to Cirene, showing the ancient town in the background.

  • SKI TROOPS IN TRAINING

    SKI TROOPS IN TRAINING

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 8666

    A party of ski troops making an ascent from their Headquarters.

  • ABYSSINIAN PATRIOTS ATTACKING THE FORT OF DERBA MARCOS

    ABYSSINIAN PATRIOTS ATTACKING THE FORT OF DERBA MARCOS

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 2472

    Part of a sequence of images showing Patriot Troops attacking the fort before capturing it. They take every advantage of the natural cover, even in trees.

  • TOBRUK TODAY

    TOBRUK TODAY

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 8433

    The scenes in Tobruk now present a different atmosphere compared with those a short while ago when the town was besieged. This image shows lighters being unloaded in Tobruk harbour.

  • NEGUS UNFURLS STANDARD IN ABYSSINIA

    NEGUS UNFURLS STANDARD IN ABYSSINIA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 1721

    Wearing the uniform of a Field Marshal of the Ethiopian Army, the Emperor of Abyssinia drove across the Sudan border into Abyssinia to coordinate and intensify the activities of the patriots against the common enemy. This was in conjunction with the...

  • PICTURES TAKEN SOUTH-WEST OF GAZALA

    PICTURES TAKEN SOUTH-WEST OF GAZALA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 7309

    The result of an Italian ammunition column which came under our heavy shellfire near Derna.

  • BRITISH ADVANCE IN THE WESTERN DESERT

    BRITISH ADVANCE IN THE WESTERN DESERT

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 1397

    A British officer examining a safe left behind by the Italians in one of their HQ's.

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