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  • Preston, Edna Mary (Oral history)

    Preston, Edna Mary (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2001-07-17


    British civilian living in London, 1939-1943, including Blitz; served with Women's Land Army in Cambridgeshire, 1943-1944 and with Foreign Office in London, 1944-1945. Attended Potsdam Conference, Germany, 1945; lived in Malaya during Emergency

  • Sugden, Doris Edith 'Molly' (Oral history)

    Sugden, Doris Edith 'Molly' (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2002-01-16


    British civilian worked with Air Raid Precautions, Women's League of Home Defence and Auxiliary Fire Service in London, 1940-1943; medical secretary served with Women's Auxiliary Air Force in GB, 1943-1946

  • Parker-Pfeil, Ralph (Oral history)

    Parker-Pfeil, Ralph (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2003-11


    British stoker served aboard HMS Gardiner with B3 Escort Group operating in North Atlantic, Western Approaches and Mediterranean, 1943-1945

  • Selford, Alison Flora (Oral history)

    Selford, Alison Flora (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2005-10-12


    British civilian served with Women's Land Army in GB, 1939- 1941; served with Air Raid Precautions in GB, 1941-1943; worked as shipyard welder in Bristol, GB, 1943-1944; journalist for Daily Worker in GB, 1944-1957

  • ARP/Civil Defence Worker, 1943

    ARP/Civil Defence Worker, 1943

    (art) Made by: Sutton, R Fran 1943

    Art.IWM ART 16558

    image: A portrait of William Morrison, Head ARP Post Warden in Ashford, Middlesex in a dark blue greatcoat. Insignia on his uniform indicates he is a member of the London County Council Heavy Rescue Service. He also wears a dark blue beret bearing the...

  • Women Required for Motor Driving and Telephonist Duties

    Women Required for Motor Driving and Telephonist Duties

    (posters) Made by: Clark, John Cosmo (Undefined) 1941

    Art.IWM PST 3673

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned in the lower third, in white. The text is integrated and placed in the upper left, in red, in the lower left, in black, and across the bottom edge, in white. All set against a...

  • Gas Mask

    Gas Mask

    (art) Made by: Brealey, William Ramsden 1939

    Art.IWM ART LD 1290

    image: Head and shoulders of an air-raid warden in helmet and gas mask, a gas-attack wooden rattle held in his gloved right hand

  • The Loneliness of an Air Raid Warden on Patrol during the Night Raids, 1940 - 1941

    The Loneliness of an Air Raid Warden on Patrol during the Night Raids, 1940 - 1941

    (art) Made by: Oppenheim, Duncan

    Art.IWM ART 16539

    image: A lone Air Raid warden patrols a long street which ends in a conflagration of bombed buildings. Overhead a seemingly solid block of aircraft fly back from their raid. There is a line of buildings on either side of the street.

  • Pleydell-Bouverie, Pearl (Oral history)

    Pleydell-Bouverie, Pearl (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1987-06


    British civilian volunteer with Red Cross at St George Hill Hospital, Weybridge and Crathorne Hospital, Yarm in GB, 1914-1916; clerk with Military Intelligence Directive in War Office, London, GB, 1917-1919; civilian on Beaulieu Estate in GB, 1939-1945

  • An ARP Post

    An ARP Post

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1939

    Art.IWM ART LD 27

    image: A makeshift ARP Post with three men sat at a table in the centre. On the left of the room, uniforms hang on coat- hangers with boots beneath. On the right are four deckchairs with another man busy writing.