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  • SINKING OF SS ATHENIA, SEPTEMBER 1939

    SINKING OF SS ATHENIA, SEPTEMBER 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    HU 51008

    An elderly woman is hoisted aboard the American freighter SS CITY OF FLINT after spending the night in a lifeboat. She had been rescued from the passenger liner SS ATHENIA which was torpedoed by U-30 on the evening of 3 September 1939 off the north west...

  • SINKING OF SS ATHENIA, SEPTEMBER 1939

    SINKING OF SS ATHENIA, SEPTEMBER 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    HU 51014

    A young boy wrapped in a blanket is passed down from the gangway of the Norwegian vessel KNUTE NELSON at Galway harbour, Ireland. Another survivor also wrapped in a blanket can be seen on the gangway. They had been rescued from the passenger liner SS...

  • SINKING OF SS ATHENIA, SEPTEMBER 1939

    SINKING OF SS ATHENIA, SEPTEMBER 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    HU 51016

    A female survivor is interviewed by journalists at Galway harbour, Ireland, after being rescued from the passenger liner SS ATHENIA. The vessel was torpedoed on 3 September 1939 by U-30 off the north west coast of Ireland and sank the following morning.

  • SINKING OF SS ATHENIA, SEPTEMBER 1939

    SINKING OF SS ATHENIA, SEPTEMBER 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    HU 51015

    A young child wrapped in a blanket is assisted by a member of the Army Medical Corps onboard the Norwegian vessel KNUTE NELSON after its arrival in Galway harbour, Ireland. He had been rescued from the passenger liner SS ATHENIA which was torpedoed by U...

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    HU 36872

    A pile of signposts removed as part of the anti-invasion precautions.

  • THE MOBILISATION OF THE BRITISH ARMY, 1914

    THE MOBILISATION OF THE BRITISH ARMY, 1914

    (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1914

    Q 53219

    Army recruits line up to receive their pay from a table set up in the open behind some railings in Trafalgar Square, London, 1914. A recruiting sergeant stands on the left.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    HU 53130

    12 August: Evening Air and Submarine attacks: HMS KENYA under air attack on her return voyage to Gibraltar.

  • THE RACE TO THE SEA, SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 1914

    THE RACE TO THE SEA, SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 1914

    (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1914-10-15

    Q 53334

    British, Belgian and French troops fraternising in a French village, 15 October 1914.

  • THE BATTLE OF THE FRONTIERS, AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 1914

    THE BATTLE OF THE FRONTIERS, AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 1914

    (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1914-08

    Q 53225

    Belgium civilians cheering a force of Royal Marines on their arrival at Ostend, August 1914.

  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN THE UK, 1940

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN THE UK, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    HU 104543

    A Stretcher Party of Air Raid Precautions (ARP) workers read copies of the Picture Post while listening to a wireless as they await a call out to an air raid incident on 2 March 1940. One of the workers feeds a hungry dog in the foreground.

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