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  • WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

    WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

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

    D 14670

    An aerial view of the attractions on offer at this fair, being held in London's Russell Square. The loudspeakers in the foreground are used to inform visitors of what is on offer. In the background, people play games and look at various stalls,...

  • ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE PASSOVER: JEWISH TRADITIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, APRIL 1944

    ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE PASSOVER: JEWISH TRADITIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, APRIL 1944

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

    D 19334

    Service personnel sit at long trestle tables to enjoy their Passover meal in a large hall, somewhere near London. Men and women from all branches of the forces and from many different countries are clearly visible. High above their heads in the girders...

  • VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 MAY 1945

    VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 MAY 1945

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

    D 24586

    A young man holds aloft a large Union Flag amongst the huge crowd of people that has gathered in Whitehall to listen to Churchill's Victory speech and to celebrate Victory in Europe Day. The crowd is a mix of service personnel, civilians and...

  • LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1304

    Mrs Cross, a sailor's wife, waves goodbye to her neighbours as she drives away from her bombed-out home in the back of a removal truck. Her friend, also sitting in the truck, holds aloft a Union flag.

  • LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1302

    Mr and Mrs Blakley hang Union flags from the glass-less front window of their bomb-damaged home, as their neighbour looks on. The house next door to the Blakleys' has been completely destroyed.

  • LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1300

    A Union Flag sits proudly amongst the rubble in a bomb damaged London street, following an air raid.

  • ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE JEWISH NEW YEAR: RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS AT THE BALFOUR SERVICE CLUB, LONDON, UK, 1943

    ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE JEWISH NEW YEAR: RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS AT THE BALFOUR SERVICE CLUB, LONDON, UK, 1943

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

    D 16288

    A group of Allied servicemen and women crowd into the hallway at the Balfour Service Club, some standing on the staircase, following the Rosh Hashanah celebrations. On the blackboards on the left are chalked the names of all who attended the feast....

  • MARKETING WITHOUT MONEY: CHILDREN'S CLOTHING EXCHANGE, NORWOOD, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MARKETING WITHOUT MONEY: CHILDREN'S CLOTHING EXCHANGE, NORWOOD, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15090

    A member of the Women's Voluntary Service (left) examines a pile of baby's jumpers which have just been brought in to the Exchange, by the 'customer' standing next to her. At the table sit two other women and a child, looking through...

  • LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    D 1303

    A young boy called Leslie plants a Union Flag into the pile of rubble and debris that is all that is left of his home, following an air raid on London, 1940.