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  • WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

    WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

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

    P 2469

    A general view of the 'lounge' at a underground factory on the Wirral, showing munitions workers relaxing with a cigarette and a cup of tea or Horlicks. A game of darts is on progress in the background.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 8041

    Members of the crew of the minesweeping trawler HMT HORNBEAM, former solicitors' clerks, commercial travellers, lorry drivers etc., have formed a dance band "The Sweepers Swingsters". When in harbour they play at naval dances, Warship...

  • SERVICEMEN'S LINER - THE BRITISH TROOPSHIP "GEORGIC": ARMY TRANSPORT, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c JULY 1945

    SERVICEMEN'S LINER - THE BRITISH TROOPSHIP "GEORGIC": ARMY TRANSPORT, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c JULY 1945

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

    D 25626

    A group of NCOs play cards in one of the recreation rooms on board the troopship GEORGIC, during a voyage from Liverpool to the Middle East.

  • THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

    THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

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

    D 7302

    Wren Unknown enjoys a relaxing swing in a big tree near to HMS EAGLET, as another Wren push the swing higher. A tennis racket can be seen at the base of the tree, indicating that sport is clearly important to these women when off duty.

  • THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

    THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

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

    D 7303

    Wren Unknown, her back to the camera, and colleagues enjoy a musical evening in the lounge. One of the 'Wrens' is playing the accordion by the fireplace, whilst others relax on sofas and sing along.

  • BRITISH SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS FROM THE FAR EAST

    BRITISH SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS FROM THE FAR EAST

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 42418

    Soldiers pass the time whilst waiting to disembark from the liner MAURETANIA at Princes Landing Stage in Liverpool docks.