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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: OPERATION TORCH, NORTH AFRICA, NOVEMBER 1942

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: OPERATION TORCH, NORTH AFRICA, NOVEMBER 1942

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 12671

    Troops and ammunition for light guns being brought ashore from a landing craft assault (ramped) (LCA 428) on Arzeau beach, Algeria, North Africa, whilst another LCA (LCA 287) approaches the beach.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA 1942

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA 1942

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 12403

    Men of the Long Range Desert Group camouflage their vehicle to prevent detection from the air, 25 May 1942.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA 1941

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA 1941

    (photographs) Made by: Jarche J

    E 3476E

    A member of the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars mans the turret-mounted .30-inch machine gun on one of the regiment's new Stuart tanks, 28 August 1941.

  • THE SPECIAL AIR SERVICE (SAS) IN NORTH AFRICA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE SPECIAL AIR SERVICE (SAS) IN NORTH AFRICA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 19781

    A full length portrait of Corporal T Sillito, who was a member of a four-man SAS patrol tasked to blow up the rail line in the enemy's rear, just before the offensive at El Alamein. After a firefight with the enemy, Sillito got separated from the...

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 13665

    A Grumman Martlet from No 881 Squadron Fleet Air Arm, takes off from a dusty landing strip at McKinnon Road, East Africa. The Royal Naval Air Station was built deep in the African bush and was used as a base by squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 14092

    WRNS, ATS and WAAF officers receiving instructions from Paymaster Commander Stanning, RN, on board HMS BULOLO, which took part of the Allies grand-strategy conference to North Africa.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA 1941

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA 1941

    (photographs) Made by: Jarche J

    E 3469E

    8th King's Royal Irish Hussars training with their new Stuart tanks, 28 August 1941.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA, 1941

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA, 1941

    (photographs) Made by: Jarche, J (Mr)

    E 2384E

    Sir John Dill at the headquarters of General Sir Archibald Wavell, Commander-in-Chief of Middle East Forces, Egypt, 18 February 1941.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 21112

    The officers of HMSM SERAPH, on her return to Portsmouth, left to right: Warrant Engineer M N Stevenson, DSC, Lieutenant F G Harris, RNVR, Lieutenant R Norris, RNVR, of Bournemouth, Lieutenant N L A Jewell, MBE, RN. the commanding officer, and Lieutenant...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN NORTH AFRICA

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN NORTH AFRICA

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    ME(RAF) 5119

    Winston Churchill inspects RAF personnel following a tour of a cave complex in North Africa in August 1942.

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