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  • THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914 - 1918: GREAT BRITAIN: PERSONALITIES

    THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914 - 1918: GREAT BRITAIN: PERSONALITIES

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) 1914

    Q 70032

    Field Marshal Sir John French Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force, 1914, reviews an army of 10,000 volunteers assembled in Hyde Park, London.

  • THE LONDON UNDERGROUND AS AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    THE LONDON UNDERGROUND AS AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1677

    One of London's most popular shelters is that which is to be found in a section of the London underground system which has been converted by tearing up the tracks. The advertisements remain pasted on the wall. Hats and coats are hung on nails which...

  • "VICTORY V" DISHES AT A LONDON INN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 1942

    "VICTORY V" DISHES AT A LONDON INN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF FOOD SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Food official photographer

    V 123

    A waitress at the the 'Quality Inn' on Regent Street collects a 'Victory Dish' from the serving ledge as cooks work behind her. Two posters explaining these meals can be seen on the ledge. According to the original caption: "...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)

    H 15674

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill poses outside 10 Downing Street, London, England, wearing a ‘Thumbs up’ badge on 21 November 1941.

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)

    H 41841

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill makes his VE Day broadcast to the British public at the microphone in the Cabinet Office announcing that the war with Germany was over, at 3pm on 8 May 1945.

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)

    H 41863

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill gives a victory salute as he leaves the American Embassy in London with John G Winant, the American Ambassador to London, on 9 May 1945.

  • EXHIBITION OF TOYS FOR RUSSIA, ST MARTIN'S SCHOOL OF ART, LONDON, 1942

    EXHIBITION OF TOYS FOR RUSSIA, ST MARTIN'S SCHOOL OF ART, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 9084

    Boys of Acton County School help to arrange the gifts of toys and games which are destined for children in Russia. Among them, Peter Veal (third from left) is holding a model of a battleship made from matchsticks. Many of the toys on display were the...

  • 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 27861

    Crowds line the route as Royal Artillery searchlight lorries make their way towards the Saluting Base in the Mall, as part of the Victory Parade.

  • VICTORY PARADE, LONDON, 19 JULY 1919

    VICTORY PARADE, LONDON, 19 JULY 1919

    part of "CRANE (MR) COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Q 41965

    Sir Douglas Haig and other senior officers ride through London during the Victory Parade on 19 July 1919.

  • WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18212

    A busy scene showing staff at work in Steiner's salon, housed in a basement on Grosvenor Street in London. The original caption states that this was once an air raid shelter. Steiner moved to this premises in 1940, after having been bombed out of...

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