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  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    part of "PEOPLE'S DISPENSARY FOR SICK ANIMALS" (photographs)

    HU 43577

    A mobile PDSA (People's Dispensary for Sick Animals) van giving aid to Londoners' pets in a badly bombed area of the city during the Blitz.

  • BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

    BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 8955

    Boys clear rubble and begin to prepare the ground with spade, fork and rake, in order plant beans on a makeshift allotment on a London bomb site. The seeds they will be planting were sent to them from America.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1917-09

    HO 69

    A general view of the damage to the interior of Bourne and Hollingsworth department store on Castle Street in London. Huge piles of timber can be seen, and, on the right hand side, it is possible to see through to the outside of the building.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1917-09

    HO 106

    A close up view of damage to the pavement outside the Eaglet Public House on Seven Sisters Road, caused by a 50 kilo bomb during a raid on the night of 29 - 30 September 1917. Men can be seen at work clearing debris. In the background, a large group of...

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1917-09

    HO 65

    A view of the damage to stage of The Little Theatre, on the corner of John Street and Adelphi Terrace in London. The damage was caused by a 50 kilogram bomb which fell onto the roof of the theatre on the night of 4 - 5 September. The theatre was being...

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1917-09

    HO 110

    The Royal Academy: a 50 kilogram bomb fell through the roof of No 9 Gallery at the Royal Academy and exploded on impact with the brick arch which formed the Gallery’s floor. A hole was blown through the arch into the basement but no casualties were...

  • SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

    SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 3725

    Four children try on the new shoes they have been sent by Mrs Abernathy, from Seattle, a member of the English Speaking Union. The children are sitting on a low bench amidst rubble and debris. From left to right they are: Kenneth Agas, Patricia Violet...

  • V1 FLYING BOMB ATTACKS ON LONDON

    V1 FLYING BOMB ATTACKS ON LONDON

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM FILM COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Crown Film Unit

    MH 24293

    Stretcher party recovering casualty after V-1 attack in London.

  • CHESS IN THE CITY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE GAMBIT CHESS ROOMS, BUDGE ROW, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CHESS IN THE CITY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE GAMBIT CHESS ROOMS, BUDGE ROW, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22959

    Two men chat outside the entrance to the Gambit Chess Rooms, Budge Row, London. Next to the Chess club can be seen 'Britts', described on its signage as a 'kettledrum' restaurant, serving morning coffee and afternoon teas. It is...

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, JANUARY 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, JANUARY 1942

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

    D 6418

    A view of St Paul's Cathedral through bomb damage and snow.

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