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  • ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

    ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 20387

    Staff at the Army Post Office 'somewhere in the Midlands' work on the card index of two million casualties that is maintained there. This index enabled letters for prisoners to be sent to the Red Cross for delivery, and enabled letters for...

  • NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND IN WARTIME, C 1943

    NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND IN WARTIME, C 1943

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

    D 15659

    Men and women go about their daily business on this busy street in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Several vehicles can also be seen.

  • 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.

  • WASTELAND RECLAIMED, HUNTINGDONSHIRE, ENGLAND, C 1942

    WASTELAND RECLAIMED, HUNTINGDONSHIRE, ENGLAND, C 1942

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

    D 9599

    Farmers use a five furrow plough-tractor to plough up reclaimed grassland overlooking the village of Spaldwick in Huntingdonshire. The land was previously thought to be agriculturally useless, but like so much other similar land, was requisitioned as...

  • 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 3623

    Women in Industry: At a centre in Slough, Berkshire, England which provided training for work in war factories, Miss Ruby May is seen working on the tail component of an aircraft.

  • BAND OF THE KING'S AFRICAN RIFLES VISITS EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, JUNE 1946

    BAND OF THE KING'S AFRICAN RIFLES VISITS EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, JUNE 1946

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

    D 27972

    Band of the King's African Rifles marching onto the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.

  • 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...

  • GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

    GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

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

    D 25706

    Sergeant Whyte looks on as a guardsman finishes off the brickwork to complete the first nissen hut style temporary house built by the Grenadier Guards at Windsor.

  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS 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 6206

    West Indian Labour Force in Britain: James Byfield, an electrician from Kingston, Jamaica, at work in a tank factory situated in the north of England.

  • 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...

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