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  • TUNISIA: THE BATTLE FOR TUNIS

    TUNISIA: THE BATTLE FOR TUNIS

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

    NA 2551

    A German cemetery 15 kilometres outside Tunis.

  • TUNIS CAPTURED BY THE 1ST ARMY

    TUNIS CAPTURED BY THE 1ST ARMY

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

    NA 2534

    Using a bren carrier for cover, Allied troops in action during the street fighting.

  • OCCUPATION OF TUNIS

    OCCUPATION OF TUNIS

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

    NA 2680

    Allied troops occupied Tunis on 7 May 1943. Citizens of the town filled the streets to welcome the occupying troops.

  • 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...

  • Group Captain J Darwen, DFC

    Group Captain J Darwen, DFC

    (art) Made by: Freeth, Hubert Andrew

    Art.IWM ART LD 3576

    image: A head and shoulder portrait of Group Captain J Darwen in uniform, looking to the left.

  • TUNISIA: ALLIED TROOPS CLOSING IN ON TUNIS

    TUNISIA: ALLIED TROOPS CLOSING IN ON TUNIS

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

    NA 2517

    A selection of images taken one day before the fall of Tunis. This image shows Germans searching for their belongings in a gun position that has received a direct hit.

  • CASUALTY CLEARING STATION IN NORTH AFRICA BATTLE ZONE

    CASUALTY CLEARING STATION IN NORTH AFRICA BATTLE ZONE

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

    NA 720

    Brother Finbarr, an Irish monk, visiting one of the Casualty Clearing Station (C.S.S) wards

  • OCCUPATION OF BIZERTE

    OCCUPATION OF BIZERTE

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

    NA 2735

    Before Bizerte fell to the Allied forces a good deal of resistance had to be overcome in the streets of the town. British, French and American troops fought battles in the streets all day long. Crouching besides some ruins, an American patrol awaits the...

  • Italian officer's sword, with scabbard

    Italian officer's sword, with scabbard

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    WEA 1183/1

    This sword was taken from the wall of an Italian officer's mess in Tripoli by British troops, at the time of that city's capture in January 1943. It was later donated to the museum by the former commanding officer of 22nd Anti-Aircraft Brigade...

  • American Soldiers Prepare Nissen Hut Stage Prior to ENSA Show, 1943

    American Soldiers Prepare Nissen Hut Stage Prior to ENSA Show, 1943

    (art) Made by: Graves, Frank 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 7199

    image: American soldiers and men in civilian clothing move items and curtains on stage in preparation for an ENSA theatrical performance. The stage is set within the curved corrugated roof of a Nissen hut.

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