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  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM POSTER COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 6710

    An air raid precautions leaflet giving details of the presence of domestic pets, which was issued by the National Canine Defence League and the RSPCA during the war. The leaflet was fixed to the gatepost to alert rescuers in the event of the house being...

  • SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    P 2254

    A woman war worker salvages a typewriter from the wreckage of a bombed out factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • 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...

  • SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    P 2248

    War workers push a trolley load of timber poles which they have salvaged from the remains of a bombed out factory across a yard, somewhere in Britain. Behind them can be seen other workers gathering materials and the twisted remnants of the factory...

  • 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 2293

    Men, probably from the Ministry of Home Security, check the inside and outside of the house to be used in this test of an indoor table-type air raid shelter, somewhere in Britain in 1941. It appears that this house and the surrounding area had already...

  • SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    P 2259

    Women war workers use magnets to salvage nails from amongst the debris of a bomb-damaged factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

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

    D 24219

    Bricklayers repair the front wall of a terrace of houses badly damaged by German bombs.

  • 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 2295

    A large pile of rubble and wood is all that remains of a two-storey house, destroyed as part of a Morrison shelter test, somewhere in Britain, 1941. In the background can be seen damage caused to other houses in the are by an earlier air raid, and Civil...

  • SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    P 2251

    A woman collects up paper from amongst the debris of a bomb-damaged factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    P 2258

    Women war workers place into sacks the short lengths of metal pipe which they have salvaged from amongst the debris of a bombed out factory, somewhere in Britain.

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