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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...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

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

    H 2695

    Gunners of 177 Heavy Battery, Royal Artillery, man an anti-aircraft Lewis gun at Fort Crosby near Liverpool, England, 1 August 1940. This operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940.

  • U-BOAT WARFARE 1939-1945

    U-BOAT WARFARE 1939-1945

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

    A 28677

    Axis Forces: U 532, a Type IXC submarine converted for carrying cargoes of essential war supplies from Japan to Germany. Photographed entering Gladstone Dock, Liverpool after being captured by the Royal Navy.

  • Wear, Joseph (Oral history)

    Wear, Joseph (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company)

    14976

    British private served with Durham Light Infantry Depot in GB, 1940; private and NCO served with 6th Bn Durham Light Infantry in GB, Cyprus, Iraq, North Africa, Italy and North West Europe, 1940-1945; NCO served with 151 Bde in France, 1945; served with...

  • Rose, Donald Charles Harris (Oral history)

    Rose, Donald Charles Harris (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 2002-09-16

    20848

    British private served with 5th Bn King's Regt in GB and North West Europe, 1939-1945

  • Lambert, George (Oral history)

    Lambert, George (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1996-06-19

    16723

    British private and NCO served with 9th Bn Durham Light Infantry in GB, France, Iraq, North Africa, Italy, North West Europe and Germany, 1939-1946

  • Mitchell, James (Oral history)

    Mitchell, James (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2003-08

    25274

    British telegraphist served aboard HMS Essington, HMS Bazeley and HMS Burges, 1944-1945; served as signaller with Royal Signals attached to Headquarters, 1st Parachute Bde in Palestine, 1946-1948; served with 16th Independent Parachute Bde in Germany and...

  • Chalmers, Walter (Oral history)

    Chalmers, Walter (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1999

    19805

    British officer served with 1st Bn Liverpool Scottish in GB, 1942; served with 7th Bn Northern Rhodesian Regt in Kenya and Northern Rhodesia, 1943; served with 13th Bn King's African Rifles in Ceylon, 1943; served with 1st Bn Northern Rhodesian Regt...

  • Jaworzyn, Joseph Franciszek (Oral history)

    Jaworzyn, Joseph Franciszek (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1999-05-13

    18830

    Polish civilian escaped from Poland to Hungary, 9/1939; internee in Hungary, 1939-1940; escaped to GB via France, 1940; flying training with RAF in GB, 1940-1943; officer served as pilot with 304 Sqdn, RAF in GB, 1943-1945

  • Daunt, Ivan Decourcy (Oral history)

    Daunt, Ivan Decourcy (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2000-03-07

    20461

    British private served with 4th Bn Royal West Kent Regt in GB, France and Belgium, North Africa, India and Burma, 1939-1945

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