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  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN FRANCE

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN FRANCE

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    O 190

    First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill talks to Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force, Field Marshal John Gort, from a chair at Gort's billet at Chateau de Couroy near Avesnes, France, on 5 November 1939. Lieutenant General...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 14200

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill shakes hands with a sergeant pilot of 615 Fighter Squadron during a visit to RAF Manston, Kent, UK, on 25 September 1941. His wife, Clementine, can be seen behind him. Churchill was honourary air commodore for the...

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 24994

    Rocket apparatus rehearsal and demonstration near Ballyclare, Co Antrim, given by the 82nd Chemical Warfare Company, 6th Chemical Warfare Group, Royal Engineers. Royal Engineers erect the rocket apparatus for the demonstration.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORWAY APRIL - JUNE 1940

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORWAY APRIL - JUNE 1940

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    N 232

    British troops come ashore in Norway, as a hospital ship is loaded with wounded.

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 25576

    A series of photographs taken specially for WS9 on the method of storing and stacking ammunition in the field. Photographs taken at Shefford (27 Ammunition Sub Depot), Bedfordshire. Method of storing U 5-inch bomb tails.

  • THE EVACUATION FROM DUNKIRK, MAY - JUNE 1940

    THE EVACUATION FROM DUNKIRK, MAY - JUNE 1940

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 1647

    Troops arrive back in Dover following the evacuation of British troops from Dunkirk on 31 May 1940. Some men change into clothes provided by the authorities.

  • HMHS LEINSTER

    HMHS LEINSTER

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    GM 3962

    Docked.

  • THE LOSS OF HMS PRINCE OF WALES AND REPULSE 10 DECEMBER 1941

    THE LOSS OF HMS PRINCE OF WALES AND REPULSE 10 DECEMBER 1941

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 12775

    Personalities: Captain J C Leach, commanding officer of HMS PRINCE OF WALES and Admiral Phillips' Flag Captain. The PRINCE OF WALES was the battleship which conveyed the Prime Minister across the Atlantic for his historic meeting with President...

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 29838

    Various chemical warfare photographs taken for WS9. Bulk contamination vehicle.

  • THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE (BEF) IN FRANCE 1939-1940

    THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE (BEF) IN FRANCE 1939-1940

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    O 812

    British Personalities: Lieutenant General Sir Alan Brooke, GOC (General Officer Commanding) 11 Corps, with Major General Bernard Montgomery, GOC 3rd Division, and Major General D G Johnson, GOC 4th Division.

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