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  • BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: GIRLS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

    BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: GIRLS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 8918

    Members of the Girls Training Corps dig over the ground in preparation for the creation of an allotment in what was once the garden of 145 Piccadilly, the former home of the King and Queen. Bomb damaged buildings can be seen behind them as they work.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

    BOMB DAMAGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 4127

    Although some debris has been cleared on this site on James Street, Aston Newtown, Birmingham, brick rubble can be clearly seen. Dominating the photograph, however, are the twisted remains of several Anderson shelters, one of which is still standing and...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 6714

    A general view of Caen showing the extensive damage caused by Allied bombing, 9 July 1944.

  • BERLIN: THE CAPTURE AND AFTERMATH OF WAR 1945-1947

    BERLIN: THE CAPTURE AND AFTERMATH OF WAR 1945-1947

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 8922

    The burnt-out Reichstag building forming a backdrop for a presentation of medals by Field Marshal Montgomery to Soviet officers.

  • 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 21218

    Civil Defence rescue workers dig amongst the rubble following a devastating V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. Several steel helmets and spades can be seen in the foreground, as the workers use their bare hands to move...

  • BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

    BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

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

    D 9417

    Men and women walk past 'Ye Olde Nelson' public house on the corner of Temple Row and Bull Street in Birmingham. The pub has been slightly damamged by an air raid that destroyed the buildings that once stood next to it on Temple Row.

  • 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 21214

    Women of the American Ambulance Great Britain talk to an elderly man next to the pile of rubble which was once his home, following a devastating V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. This man had been for a walk as his...

  • 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 21234

    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 two policemen, a Civil Defence officer and a National Fire Service officer look...

  • GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Smith (Sergeant)

    BU 11297

    A British soldier from 224 Field Company, Royal Engineers, examines a hole made by a 12,000 lb bomb in the 11 foot thick concrete roof of the German U-Boat pens at Hamburg.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

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

    H 23779

    Troops use ropes to 'fly-walk' up the walls of bomb damaged buildings at a street fighting school in Birmingham, 7 September 1942.

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