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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

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

    D 24946

    Exhibition panel to illustrate the task of reconstruction facing Britain in the post war years: The top photograph ('One of the tasks') shows two schoolboys standing in the rubble of a bomb damaged neighbourhood, whilst in the lower photographs...

  • POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND

    POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND

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

    D 22064

    Part of central Portsmouth tidied up in the years following the bombing of 1941. Wrecked buildings have been demolished and most of the rubble removed in preparation for reconstruction work to begin.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, JANUARY 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, JANUARY 1942

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

    D 6406

    A small mobile crane and lorry can be seen, working to clear up snow-covered debris around the Old Bailey in London. The photograph was taken from St Paul's churchyard.

  • SHOPPING IN WARTIME PLYMOUTH, 1943

    SHOPPING IN WARTIME PLYMOUTH, 1943

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

    D 16663

    Men and women shop at a stall and in corrugated iron sheds which have been erected in place of shops that were destroyed during an air raid. Amid the rubble, signs advertising the new locations of various shops state that B J Woodrow, Chemist and Arnold...

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, JANUARY 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, JANUARY 1942

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

    D 6417

    Traffic moves slowly along an icy Queen Victoria Street, with the snow-covered remains of bomb damaged houses lining the length of the road.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940/1941

    BOMB DAMAGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940/1941

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

    D 4018

    Piles of rubble and timber are all that remains of this building on the corner of Grant Street in Birmingham, after an air raid, c 1940/1941.

  • EXETER IN WARTIME, 1943

    EXETER IN WARTIME, 1943

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

    D 16649

    Signboards advertise the new locations of the shops that once stood on High Street, Exeter before their demolition following destroyed in the Blitz stand amongst the rubble that exists where the shops once stood. In the background, Exeter

  • COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

    COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

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

    D 18091

    Men work to remove the tramlines in Broadgate and Trinity Street for salvage. In the background stands Holy Trinity Church, which survived the Blitz on Coventry thanks largely to the effors of the vicar, Canon Graham Clitheroe and his fire-fighting team...

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND C 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND C 1942

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

    D 5983

    A panoramic view of part of Liverpool, showing the damage caused by an air raid to the city.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, C 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, C 1942

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

    D 5984

    A panoramic view of the city of Liverpool, showing bomb damage received after an air raid. The Liver Building can be clearly seen just to the right of centre, and the River Mersey is just visible to the left of the photograph.

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