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  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 1793

    India 1944: A Bengali boy seated at his spinning wheel, his thread catching the sunlight.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 3342C

    China 1944: A temple boy moves his hands over an ancient bronze bowl to make it "sing" and spray water.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 1744

    India 1944: A Bengali mother and child standing against a wall of corrugated iron and brick.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CL 1729

    Santa Claus (Leading Aircraftman Fred Fazan from London) hands out presents to Dutch children at Volkel, 13 December 1944. Members of No 122 Wing had saved their sweet ration for weeks, and contributed enough money to give the children their first proper...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 1863

    India 1944: Young village boys beside a river in Bengal, one climbs a tree trunk while his friends watch.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 4152C

    China 1944: A destitute boy with a wicker basket in the Poor People's Refuge in Changsa.

  • RAF STIRLINGS FLY CZECHOSLOVAK ORPHANS TO GREAT BRITAIN

    RAF STIRLINGS FLY CZECHOSLOVAK ORPHANS TO GREAT BRITAIN

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 15903

    RAF Stirlings were used to relieve some of the suffering of the war. As well as returning Czechoslovaks to their own country, the Stirlings also returned to Britain with hundreds of Czechoslovak children, orphans who had been in concentration camps...

  • ADOLF HITLER 1889-1945

    ADOLF HITLER 1889-1945

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

    NYP 62569

    The Second World War 1939-1945: Hitler awarding the Iron Cross second class to Alfred Czech, a twelve year old Hitler Youth soldier who participated in battles in Pomerania and Upper and Lower Silesia in 1945. This is one of the last known photographs of...

  • CIVIL DEFENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CIVIL DEFENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    K 5252

    A demonstration by units of the Trinidad branch of the British Red Cross showing the manner in which victims of exploded bombs should be given first aid. Boy Scouts are assisting the nurses at the demonstration held at Port of Spain, Trinidad.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 13880

    Boys from the Luton Air Training Corps (ATC) were treated to a day at No 12 Operational Training Unit (OTU) at Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire, on 17 September 1944. Here, 15-year-old Cadet Tommy McMordie trying the rear turret of one of the unit'...

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