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  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20986

    During a visit to a jam factory near his church, (probably Tate and Lyle in Silvertown), Reverend Joseph Stevens accompanies factory workers down into their air raid shelter as the siren sounds. The women carry their trays of strawberries with them to...

  • BATTLE HQ OF NFS: THE NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE LONDON REGION FIRE CONTROL ROOM, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BATTLE HQ OF NFS: THE NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE LONDON REGION FIRE CONTROL ROOM, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF HOME SECURITY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information photographer

    Q(HS) 484

    A firewoman plots the movement of fire-fighting appliances on an indicator board in the Number 5 Region (London) National Fire Service control room. This board shows the number of appliance available in any area at any given moment.

  • 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.

  • LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

    LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

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

    D 2651

    Auxiliary Fireman Bernard Hailstone attaches a hose to a fire hydrant, somewhere in London, c 1940.

  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

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

    D 2945

    A crowd of Home Guard, members of the Army and civilian women gather on the steps of St. Martin-in-the-Fields church, Trafalgar Square. Most have probably been visiting the canteen which is held there for members of the forces. The crypt is also used...

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

    VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    D 27869

    Men and women of the National Fire Service (NFS) follow behind women of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) as they march past the Saluting Base in the Mall. HM King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth stand on the dais, the King taking the Salute...

  • GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, 1940

    GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, 1940

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

    D 649

    Nurses at a London hospital unpack baby gas respirators ready for a drill. On the window sill, their own gas masks can be seen. On the right hand side of each mask, the bellows arrangement that would supply the child with air can be seen. This tube...

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

    VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    D 27856

    Crowds line the route as fire engines of the National Fire Service (NFS) make their way towards the Saluting Base in the Mall, as part of the Victory Parade. These vehicles represent the contribution of the Civil Defence services to the war effort. In...

  • BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

    BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

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

    D 25637

    Civilians walk amongst the piles of torn up paper which have been thrown, 'ticker tape'-style, from the windows of offices, on Lower Regent Street, London, to celebrate the signing of the Peace with Japan. A young boy can be seen playing with...

  • ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC: THE WORK OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC: THE WORK OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22296

    Clive W Black is the house steward at the Royal Academy of Music. He helped to organise the Academy's ARP provision, and can be seen here acting as a fire watcher on the roof of the Academy. A good view of the local area can be seen from the roof...

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