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  • COASTAL DEFENCE GUNS

    COASTAL DEFENCE GUNS

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

    H 741

    Fixed defences at Felixstow. 9.2" coastal defence guns.

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 29838

    Various chemical warfare photographs taken for WS9. Bulk contamination vehicle.

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

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

    H 3427

    The Second World War: Decontamination procedures. A vehicle sprayed with gas by enemy aircraft is cleaned. This was a demonstration involving the 6th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment near Chichester, Sussex.

  • DEFENCES OFF THE EAST COAST

    DEFENCES OFF THE EAST COAST

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

    H 2336

    A 6" battery in action with men of the Royal Scots Fusiliers protecting the cliffs. This particular image shows the men on guard near the gun.

  • COASTAL DEFENCE

    COASTAL DEFENCE

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

    H 4609

    This image is part of a set of pictures featuring a sentry on guard on a well defended beach on the South Coast. Taken at various angles they give a striking effect of the measures which have been taken to defend our shores.

  • ON THE PRIME MINISTER'S SPECIAL TRAIN

    ON THE PRIME MINISTER'S SPECIAL TRAIN

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

    H 32954

    For his journeys throughout Canada and the USA, the Prime Minister used a special train on which he and his secretaries were able to work while travelling. This image shows Winston Churchill reading despatches in his saloon while Mrs Churchill sits...

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 24997

    Rocket apparatus rehearsal and demonstration near Ballyclare, Co Antrim, given by the 82nd Chemical Warfare Company, 6th Chemical Warfare Group, Royal Engineers. Royal Engineers erect the rocket apparatus for the demonstration.

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 29839

    Various chemical warfare photographs taken for WS9. 4.5 inch Howitzer shell, chemicals bursting.

  • REINFORCEMENTS FOR GIBRALTAR'S APES

    REINFORCEMENTS FOR GIBRALTAR'S APES

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

    GM 4456

    Captain Fitzgerald's assistant for looking after the apes is Gunner D R Carpenter of the Rose and Crown, Tottenham, who is well known on the Rock for his fondness for his ape charges. This image shows Gunner Carpenter checking a new arrival from...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

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

    H 11650

    The Prime Minister of New Zealand, the Rt Hon Peter Frazer, climbs from the cockpit of a No 92 Squadron Spitfire VB at Biggin Hill on the evening of 11 July 1941, during his whistle-stop tour of South Eastern Command.

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