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  • 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 7306

    Wren Unknown leaves the Supply Ship at HMS EAGLET, her arms laden with the items she has bought. Two sailors watch her as she leaves, smiling at the large load. According to the original caption, they 'make the usual naval joke "more slops...

  • YMCA SNAPSHOTS FROM HOME: CIVILIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS AT WORK, UK, 1944

    YMCA SNAPSHOTS FROM HOME: CIVILIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS AT WORK, UK, 1944

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

    D 23607

    A portrait of smiling amateur photographer E Gordon Miller as he gives one last instruction to his subject (not pictured) before taking the photograph. Mr Miller is from Liverpool.

  • CHINESE CONVALESCENT HOME: RECUPERATION FOR SAILORS IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, 1943

    CHINESE CONVALESCENT HOME: RECUPERATION FOR SAILORS IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 13980

    Ng Fook (left) and Fu Ting Fong smile as they point to a sign, written in Chinese, which says 'Reserved for the Staff' in the grounds of the Chinese convalescent home in Liverpool. According to the original caption, Ng Fook is a fitter...

  • 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 6099

    Members of the crew of HMS RAMILLIES at Liverpool can be seen well laden but happy in the knowledge that it is all for their own comfort. X and Y 15 inch turrets can be seen behind the men.

  • AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    V 50

    Three children eat American cheese sandwiches at an emergency feeding centre in Liverpool. Behind them, a man can be seen cooking at a Soyer boiler or field cooker. One girl is laughing as she eats.

  • CHINESE CONVALESCENT HOME: RECUPERATION FOR SAILORS IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, 1943

    CHINESE CONVALESCENT HOME: RECUPERATION FOR SAILORS IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 13978

    Ching Foo Po smiles as he carves meat in the kitchen of the Chinese convalescent home in Liverpool. According to the original caption, Ching Foo Po was a chief cook who came to the home after having suffered bad burns during a boiler explosion, but now...

  • HMS INVINCIBLE 1980 - 2000

    HMS INVINCIBLE 1980 - 2000

    part of "SURFACE FLOTILLA PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT (SFPU) ARCHIVE: HMS INVINCIBLE (1977 - 2005)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    SFPU-N-CO-2000-205-18

    HMS INVINCIBLE visits Liverpool during a series of visits to British ports on her return to service following eight months in dry dock for refit. The Liver Building is in the background

  • 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 25625

    Soldiers wave goodbye from a boat control station on board the SS GEORGIC as she leaves Liverpool for the Middle East.

  • AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    V 93

    Five children eat American cheese sandwiches at an open-air emergency feeding centre in Liverpool. Behind them, a man can be seen cooking at one of several Soyer boilers or field cookers, available for use by civilians in the area.

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