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  • UNITED STATES EIGHTH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942-1945

    UNITED STATES EIGHTH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942-1945

    part of "FREEMAN ROGER (MR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1943-06

    FRE 757

    Ground crew of the 92nd Bomb Group wait with an ambulance as a B-17 Flying Fortress (UX-D, serial number 42-5734) nicknamed "Seymour Angel" lands at Alconbury. Printed caption on reverse: 'BRITISH OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH DISTRIBUTED BY THE...

  • UNITED STATES EIGHTH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942-1945

    UNITED STATES EIGHTH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942-1945

    part of "FREEMAN ROGER (MR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1943-06

    FRE 754

    Personnel of the 92nd Bomb Group ride bicycles past B-17 Flying Fortresses: B-17F (PY-T, serial number 42-3165) and B-17F (UX-H, serial number 42-5745) nicknamed "The Fuhrer the Better", at Alconbury.

  • UNITED STATES EIGHTH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942-1945

    UNITED STATES EIGHTH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942-1945

    part of "FREEMAN ROGER (MR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    FRE 4426

    Civillians repair a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 306th Bomb Group. The original MoI caption: 'British civilians repair a Flying Fortress somewhere in England. They have over two years' experience in assembling and repairing Lend-Lease American...

  • A WORKING CLASS FAMILY IN WARTIME: EVERY DAY LIFE WITH THE SUTER FAMILY IN LONDON, 1940

    A WORKING CLASS FAMILY IN WARTIME: EVERY DAY LIFE WITH THE SUTER FAMILY IN LONDON, 1940

    part of "CREW DORIS (MRS)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    HU 92467

    With her husband at work, and her children at school, Mrs Suter carries out the day's chores. Here we see Mrs Suter with her shopping basket full of bananas after a visit to the Co-Op on Westhorne Avenue, Eltham. Posters in the shop window advertise...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    P 879

    Mrs Penny Ferringer wears protective goggles as she works on a grinder at an ordnance factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WOMEN OUT-WORKERS IN WAR INDUSTRY, 1943

    WOMEN OUT-WORKERS IN WAR INDUSTRY, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    S 3

    A portrait of a female outworker as she inserts glass into instrument covers at a table in her own home. According to the original caption, she is paid at the same rate as factory workers.

  • VERA LYNN VISITS A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

    VERA LYNN VISITS A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    P 551

    Vera Lynn sings to workers during a lunchtime concert at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • AERO FACTORY GIRLS: AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, MARCH 1942

    AERO FACTORY GIRLS: AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, MARCH 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF LABOUR SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    L 346

    Two women workers sit inside the cockpit of an aircraft as they wire up the pilot's instrument panel, at a factory somewhere in Britain. According to the original caption, one woman is a GTC (Government Training Centre) trainee, and the other has...

  • WAR INDUSTRY AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY BLACKPOLE, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, FEBRUARY 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY BLACKPOLE, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, FEBRUARY 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF LABOUR SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    L 309

    Two women war workers stand completed bullets upright on perforated trays ready for examination at ROF Blackpole in Worcestershire.

  • VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 16829

    At the junction of New Bond Street and Conduit Street in London, Vera Perkins leans out of the horse-drawn cart being driven by Lilian Carpenter to ask a traffic policeman for directions. On the corner, the large building of C J Lytle Ltd Advertising can...

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