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  • FIRE DESTRUCTION, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

    FIRE DESTRUCTION, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 4010

    A pile of rubble and timber is all that is left of this building on Small Brook Street, Birmingham, after it was destroyed by fire, c 1940.

  • BOMBS HIT LONDON STORES: AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    BOMBS HIT LONDON STORES: AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1096

    A wide view of the damage sustained by the Peter Robinson department store at Oxford Circus, following an air raid on London. Half of the front of the building has been destroyed and large mounds of rubble are piled outside.

  • 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.

  • BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

    BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

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

    D 9425

    Men, women and children walk past the remains of houses on Whitehall Road in Birmingham, following a devastating air raid. Two salvage workers can be seen in the centre of the photograph, checking through the rubble and debris.

  • DEVASTATION CAUSED BY A FLYING BOMB, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1944

    DEVASTATION CAUSED BY A FLYING BOMB, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 21215

    PC Frederick Godwin of Gipsy Hill Police Station supplies tea and sympathy to a now homeless man after a V1 attack that sadly killed his wife and destroyed his home. He returned from taking his dog (also pictured) for a walk to find a scene of...

  • 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 18093

    A wide aerial view of the hollow, roofless shell of Coventry Cathedral showing how a path has been cleared through the rubble and debris inside the building. The walls and spire of the Cathedral still stand.

  • 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.

  • FIREFIGHTERS AT WORK IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

    FIREFIGHTERS AT WORK IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 4110

    Firefighters hose water through the glassless windows of the shell of a building on Small Brook Street, which was destroyed by fire after an air raid, c 1940. A pile of rubble and debris is clearly visible in the foreground.

  • BOMB DAMAGE TO THE KENT AND SUSSEX HOSPITAL, TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT, ENGLAND c 1940

    BOMB DAMAGE TO THE KENT AND SUSSEX HOSPITAL, TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT, ENGLAND c 1940

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

    D 1064

    Salvage workers stand amongst the rubble of part of the Outpatients Department at the Kent and Sussex Hospital in Tunbridge Wells after a German air raid.

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