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  • 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...

  • GERMAN ARMOURED VEHICLE IN DANZIG

    GERMAN ARMOURED VEHICLE IN DANZIG

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

    GER 1210

    A German armoured vehicle in Danzig.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE DISPLAY AT COPENHAGEN

    ROYAL AIR FORCE DISPLAY AT COPENHAGEN

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

    CL 2961

    Many thousands of Danish people turned out to watch a display given by the RAF at Copenhagen. The Queen of Denmark was among the spectators. It was estimated that 80,000 bicycles were parked whilst their owners watched the flying display.

  • INVASION OF WALCHEREN ISLAND [WESTKAPELLE]

    INVASION OF WALCHEREN ISLAND [WESTKAPELLE]

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 1281

    The occupation of Walcheren Island is going fast. Flushing is in the hands of the British and troops fanning out to the West are close to the Marine Commandos coming down from the Weskapelle beachhead (where these pictures were taken). This image shows a...

  • THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE IN JAMAICA, 1944

    THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE IN JAMAICA, 1944

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

    K 5928

    Women of Jamaica's first ATS unit arriving at their headquarters in an Army lorry.

  • TANK RECOVERY DURING THE BATTLE

    TANK RECOVERY DURING THE BATTLE

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

    E 13082

    The recovery of damaged tanks during or immediately after battle has proved to be of the greatest importance. Many tanks are put out of action but not seriously damaged, and they can be repaired quickly and put back into action in a very short time. The...

  • THE PRIME MINSTER AT WORK

    THE PRIME MINSTER AT WORK

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

    H 10874

    Winston Churchill at work during a train journey. The Prime Minister spent a lot of time travelling around the country seeing things for himself, and he often worked during train journeys.

  • Official photograph

    Official photograph

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

    CL 1516

    An Officer returns to his R.A.F. reconnaissance squadron by ferry after carrying out an inspection of Middelburg. The crossing by water was made because of a bridge that was mined.

  • 6 POUNDERS DRIVE NEW GERMAN MK.3 SPECIALS BACK IN SOUTH TUNISIA

    6 POUNDERS DRIVE NEW GERMAN MK.3 SPECIALS BACK IN SOUTH TUNISIA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 1042

    In Southern Tunisia, where Rommel launched a strong attack against British positions, a battery of an anti-tank Regiment destroyed 5 of the new type Mk.3's which the enemy is now using. The attack failed and the enemy was forced to withdraw towards...

  • A Station in War-time

    A Station in War-time

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 346

    image: A view along the platform of a railway station with an arched roof. There is a train at the platform and civilians and soldiers are milling around with luggage. A young child is being lifted up to the train window to say goodbye to a soldier.

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