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  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

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

    D 1568

    Elephant and Castle London Underground Station Shelter: People sleeping on the crowded platform of Elephant and Castle tube station while taking shelter from German air raids during the London Blitz.

  • A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 259

    The master tailor (right) at this tailoring firm (probably Anderson's on Savile Row) helps a new Belgian customer to select cloth for his suit.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1942

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

    L 426

    A woman war worker arc welds the roots of low pressure rotor turbine segments at a marine engineering shop, somewhere in Britain.

  • MRS ROOSEVELT VISITS A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1942

    MRS ROOSEVELT VISITS A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1942

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

    P 1034

    Eleanor Roosevelt is fitted with special shoes by a munitions worker before she can enter the 'danger' area of a British Royal Ordnance Factory. The area of the factory where workers change from their outdoor clothes (the 'dirty'...

  • A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 264

    In the packing room at a London tailoring firm (probably Anderson's on Savile Row), a tailor seals a newly-boxed suit with string and sealing wax.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    D 11801

    The United States Army Air Force in Britain: British women and United States technicians work side by side to keep American aircraft in the European theatre in working order.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    L 103

    Aircraft construction: Women riveting the rear fuselage of a Fairey aircraft.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: 'MINISTRY OF LABOUR GIRLS' UNDERGO WELDING TRAINING, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: 'MINISTRY OF LABOUR GIRLS' UNDERGO WELDING TRAINING, UK, 1942

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

    L 194

    Women war workers receive training in welding at a factory somewhere in Britain.

  • MUNITION GIRLS' CLUB: WELFARE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY FACTORY, UK, 1941

    MUNITION GIRLS' CLUB: WELFARE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    L 149

    Munitions workers Nan Ensor (left) and Nora Wainwright make use of the ironing facilities at their Ministry of Supply factory hostel, before attending the dance which is to be held there later that evening.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1942

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

    L 421

    A woman war worker uses a set of Wickman gauges to check and gauge stainless steel turbine steam valve spindles at a marine engineering shop, somewhere in Britain.

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