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  • LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

    LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 2627

    Men of the Auxiliary Fire Service jump up from their beds, where they have been dozing in full kit, grabbing their steel helmets as they go, in response to an alarm call.

  • 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 GIRL JOINS UP: WOMEN'S FACTORY WAR WORK, ENGLAND, UK, MAY 1941

    A GIRL JOINS UP: WOMEN'S FACTORY WAR WORK, ENGLAND, UK, MAY 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 3464

    Vera Elliott is welcomed to her billet by her new landlady, Mrs Wright. Mrs Wright is originally from Ireland, is married to an electrical engineer and has two children. The letters 'SP' can be seen painted on the wall beside the front door,...

  • EVACUEES TO A COMMUNAL HOSTEL IN THURLESTONE, SOUTH DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941

    EVACUEES TO A COMMUNAL HOSTEL IN THURLESTONE, SOUTH DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 3135

    A group of women and children evacuated from their homes in Bristol pose for a photo with Matron outside the Swallows Communal Billet in Thurlestone, South Devon. Mrs Winter (wearing white overalls in the centre of the photograph) is originally from...

  • 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: Brandt, Bill

    D 1572

    Elephant and Castle Underground Station Shelter: People lie against the arched wall of the tube station tunnel.

  • NEW ZEALAND REPATRIATES ARRIVE IN ENGLAND: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR REPATRIATED POWS IN MARGATE, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, APRIL 1945

    NEW ZEALAND REPATRIATES ARRIVE IN ENGLAND: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR REPATRIATED POWS IN MARGATE, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, APRIL 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24531

    Local residents are keen to offer hospitality to the repatriated New Zealand Prisoners of War, newly-arrived in Margate. Mrs E J Grout offers a slice of cake to M Tukuru at a small tea party in Cliftonville, Kent.

  • 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: Brandt, Bill

    D 1580

    Liverpool Street Underground Station Shelter: Londoners sleep under a row of sand buckets and fire extinguishers suspended from the underground tunnel wall.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE ARRIVAL OF THE CIVILIAN TECHNICAL CORPS, BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND, 1941

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE ARRIVAL OF THE CIVILIAN TECHNICAL CORPS, BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 4888

    New recruits to the Civilian Technical Corps (CTC) dress in the room of their billet, probably at Annerley Court Hotel, Bournemouth. Left to right they are: Henning (Champaign, Illinois), tying his shoelace; B Shapiro (Chicago), putting his trousers on...

  • 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: Brandt, Bill

    D 1566

    Elephant and Castle Underground Station Shelter: Close-up of people asleep in the south-east London tube station.

  • OLIVE EDIS; IWM PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WOMEN'S SERVICES IN FRANCE 1919

    OLIVE EDIS; IWM PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WOMEN'S SERVICES IN FRANCE 1919

    part of "FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Edis, Olive 1919

    Q 8086

    Three French soldiers at the bar of a French Red Cross Canteen with British staff at Compiegne.

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