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  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18092

    Pedestrians and buses hurry along as they go about their daily business on High Street, Coventry. The focus of this photograph is the Cathedral, the tower of which can be seen behind some Ministry of Information posters.

  • BRITISH FORCES OF OCCUPATION IN AUSTRIA 1945 - 1947

    BRITISH FORCES OF OCCUPATION IN AUSTRIA 1945 - 1947

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    VIE 1182

    Civilian contractors using a reconditioned former German military lorry to clear rubble from bomb damaged buildings in Vienna. Over 500 such vehicles, captured by British forces in Italy and Austria, were sent to Vienna by rail for reconditioning at the...

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2162

    Patience 'Boo' Brand washes mugs in a bowl of water on the ground next to the WVS tea car, somewhere in London, 1941. The cups are washed straight after use and put away so that they are immediately ready when the tea car arrives at its next...

  • Albert

    Albert

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5928

    image: A large column of horse-drawn British carts move along a road through the French town of Albert. The road is muddy, the landscape is bare and the buildings in the background have been badly damaged by artillery fire.

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21236

    Civil Defence rescue workers search for survivors under a huge pile of rubble and timbers following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood, as men of the Pioneer Corps awaiting instructions on where to dig, look on. In...

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2165

    A wide view of the group of Pioneer Corps which has formed around the WVS canteen and car in this bomb-damaged area of London, 1941. The men of the Pioneer Corps have been helping to clear away the rubble and debris caused by an air raid and have now...

  • COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

    COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

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

    D 18091

    Men work to remove the tramlines in Broadgate and Trinity Street for salvage. In the background stands Holy Trinity Church, which survived the Blitz on Coventry thanks largely to the effors of the vicar, Canon Graham Clitheroe and his fire-fighting team...

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN BRITAIN:  MIDDLESBOROUGH

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN BRITAIN: MIDDLESBOROUGH

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 36194

    A railway engine and coaches seriously damged at Middlesborough station after a German air raid.

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21233

    A fireman of the National Fire Service prepares to lift equipment from a truck following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. An NFS trailer pump can be seen in the foreground, standing ready should it be required. In...

  • THE CHINDITS

    THE CHINDITS

    part of "WAR OFFICE, CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND AMERICAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    SE 7924

    Chindit Operations - General: A railway bridge behind Japanese lines is blown up by Chindits.

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