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  • INTER WAR BRITISH AIRCRAFT

    INTER WAR BRITISH AIRCRAFT

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    ATP 8102C

    De Havilland TK1

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE RADAR, 1939-1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RADAR, 1939-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 16469

    Chain Home: AMES Type 1 CH West Coast installation at Saligo Bay, Islay, Inner Hebrides. In the foreground is one of the 240ft wooden receiver towers, and, in the background, two pairs of 325ft guyed steel masts from which the transmitter aerials were...

  • MORRISON SHELTER ON TRIAL: TESTING THE NEW INDOOR SHELTER, 1941

    MORRISON SHELTER ON TRIAL: TESTING THE NEW INDOOR SHELTER, 1941

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

    D 2291

    A two storey house is brought down with high explosives to reproduce the collapse of a house brought on by heavy bombs falling close by during a test in 1941. The indoor 'table-type', or Morrison, shelter was placed in a ground floor room...

  • MORRISON SHELTER ON TRIAL: TESTING THE NEW INDOOR SHELTER, 1941

    MORRISON SHELTER ON TRIAL: TESTING THE NEW INDOOR SHELTER, 1941

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

    D 2296

    This photograph shows a dummy inside the Morrison shelter that has been installed in the ground floor of a two-storey house prior to the destruction of the house in a test to assess the efficiency of the shelter. This photograph was taken somewhere in...

  • 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 29839

    Various chemical warfare photographs taken for WS9. 4.5 inch Howitzer shell, chemicals bursting.

  • WAR PHOTOGRAPHY

    WAR PHOTOGRAPHY

    part of "ROYAL ARTILLERY INSTITUTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Engineers 1858

    Q 69854

    An advert for Rouch's Registered Portable Darkroom, designed to process photographs in the field, which featured in the 1858 edition of Thomas Sutton's English Dictionary of Photography.

  • CIVIL DEFENCE IN BRITAIN: MORRISON SHELTER TEST, 1941

    CIVIL DEFENCE IN BRITAIN: MORRISON SHELTER TEST, 1941

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

    D 2059

    A representative of the Ministry of Home Security lifts one of the mesh sides of a Morrison shelter following a test to determine it's strength and suitability as an indoor air raid shelter, London, 1941.

  • INTER WAR BRITISH AIRCRAFT

    INTER WAR BRITISH AIRCRAFT

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    ATP 9193G

    The prototype De Havilland DH 93 Don at Hatfield

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE COLD WAR, 1945-1991

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE COLD WAR, 1945-1991

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

    A 33513

    The British unarmed, experimental high-speed submarine HMS EXPLORER underway at sea. The submarine, nicknamed 'Exploder' because of frequent incidents, was powered by a hydrogen peroxide power plant and was used, along with its sister boat...

  • INTER WAR BRITISH AIRCRAFT

    INTER WAR BRITISH AIRCRAFT

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    ATP 430B

    Fairey Flycatcher

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