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  • SALVAGE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

    SALVAGE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    D 7560

    A housewife puts a pair of old Wellington boots and a rubber hot water bottle out for salvage. Also on the pile to be collected by the salvage van are tins, paper and glass.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 16

    A general view of the Drawing Office at a shipyard, somewhere in Britain, showing men at work on various ships' plans

  • 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 2611

    Auxiliary Fireman Norman Hepple switches on the water to the hose from a trailer pump, somewhere in London in 1940.

  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS DOG AT WORK IN POPLAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS DOG AT WORK IN POPLAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5953

    Rip the dog and ARP Warden Angelus visit an air raid shelter in Poplar, London, December 1941. Rip was very popular with the children in the shelter.

  • 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.

  • BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE ON A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE ON A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16185

    Boy Scouts queue up for their morning inspection at a fruit-picking camp near Cambridge. The Scout Leader checks their ears and necks to make sure they are clean before they set off for work in the plum orchards.

  • REST-BREAK HOUSE FOR WOMEN'S LAND ARMY: REST AND RELAXATION IN TORQUAY, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    REST-BREAK HOUSE FOR WOMEN'S LAND ARMY: REST AND RELAXATION IN TORQUAY, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20716

    Barbara Smaile, one of the kitchen staff at the WLA rest break house at Torquay, smiles for the camera in the morning sunshine as she brings in the bread. She is balancing eight large loaves in her arms.

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18771

    A Lance Corporal of the Royal Engineers checks the tickets and passes of passengers in a compartment on a train travelling between London and Scotland. The initials 'MC' on his brassard stand for 'Movement Control'. The men pass the...

  • CHAPEL CLEEVE NURSERY - THE STEPHEN S WISE HOME: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH EVACUEES, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, 1942

    CHAPEL CLEEVE NURSERY - THE STEPHEN S WISE HOME: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH EVACUEES, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 9211

    A group of young children smile for the camera as they sit on a large pile of hay, probably on a hay cart, outside Chapel Cleeve Nursery in Washford, Somerset. Some wear bonnets to protect their heads from the sun.

  • AIR RAID SHELTER UNDER THE RAILWAY ARCHES, SOUTH EAST LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    AIR RAID SHELTER UNDER THE RAILWAY ARCHES, SOUTH EAST LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1614

    Nine members of the eleven-strong O'Rourke family of St James's Road, Bermondsey, sleep under a blanket in an air raid shelter under the railway arches, probably at Dockley Road, Bermondsey in November 1940. St James's Road joins onto...

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