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  • ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    D 26720

    Italian prisoners of war attend a church service in a prisoner of war camp in Britain.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    D 8180

    A display showing the weekly food ration for an adult: bacon, egg, sugar, cheese, meat, tea, butter, margarine and lard on ration book, and prunes, rice and cornflakes on points ration book.

  • WOMEN IN INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WOMEN IN INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    D 3589

    Women welders making stirrup pump handles during the Second World War.

  • AIRCRAFT ENGINE PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, C 1943

    AIRCRAFT ENGINE PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, C 1943

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

    D 12099

    Men and women work on the manufacture of bolts, studs and pins from bar materials, used in the production of the Merlin engine, at a Rolls Royce factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    D 20152

    American GIs and British Children: GI Sergeant, Bert Spence, teaching a British boy to play the all-American game of baseball.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    D 4857

    Women in the Voluntary Services: Women's Institute members at a jam-making centre on the east coast of England. Large amounts of jam and bottled fruit were produced by the WI to preserve the summer crops of fruit.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    D 8275

    Mining: Coal miners at the end of their shift. Strikes were prevalent in the mining industry during the Second World War. This situation was partly due to the legacy of the bitter strike of 1926 and also due to very low wages.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer 1939

    D 392

    Munitions production: Torpedoes being assembled from completed parts in a factory, 1939.