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  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1942

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1942

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

    GM 2015

    A newly-arrived Valentine tank on Gibraltar, 30 November 1942.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1941

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1941

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

    GM 20

    A medical officer examining a 'patient' during a training exercise in an underground hospital in Gibraltar, cut into solid rock and which previously served as an air raid shelter, October 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 22615

    Depth charge party reloading a thrower on board HMS ANTHONY whilst she is docked in Gibraltar Harbour. They are lowering the depth charge into the ready placed expendable arbor. The thrower is a Mark II Depth Charge Thrower; the charge a Mark VII (Heavy).

  • ANIMALS AT WAR: ROYAL NAVY MASCOT 'CONVOY', HMS HERMIONE, GIBRALTAR, 26 NOVEMBER 1941

    ANIMALS AT WAR: ROYAL NAVY MASCOT 'CONVOY', HMS HERMIONE, GIBRALTAR, 26 NOVEMBER 1941

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

    A 6410

    A group of sailors surround the ship's cat "Convoy", as he sleeps in a miniature hammock on board HMS HERMIONE. According to the original caption, "Convoy" is in the ship's book and provided with full kit. The cat obtained...

  • 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 12819

    The troopship PEGELBERG en route for Gibraltar as part of a huge convoy.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1941

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1941

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

    GM 63

    Royal Engineer tunnellers using a water pressure drill to clear solid rock while creating the maze of tunnels that can be found through the Rock of Gibraltar, 1 November 1941.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1941

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1941

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

    GM 28

    'Patients' rest on bunks during a training exercise in an underground hospital in Gibraltar, cut into solid rock and which previously served as an air raid shelter, October 1941.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1941

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1941

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

    GM 90

    A view of the Princess Royal Battery armed with a 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun, taken from the top of the Rock of Gibraltar. Spain can be seen in the background, 17 November 1941.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1941

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON GIBRALTAR 1941

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

    GM 121

    A bulldozer and steamroller being used during the construction of a new aerodrome on Gibraltar, November 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 7373

    Whilst the corvette HMS PENSTEMON is escorting a convoy to Gibraltar, some of the ship's company make a rescue net. The net would be thrown over the side of the ship to help rescue survivors from torpedoed ships.

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