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  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

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

    IB 113

    India 1944: A rag merchant displaying his wares outside the Jama Masjid Mosque, Old Delhi.

  • Official photograph

    Official photograph

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

    C 242

    These Australian airmen who arrived in England will shortly commence their training with the Coastal Command. They will form a new squadron to fly Sunderland flying boats and their duties will include anti-submarine patrols and general sea...

  • WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE AT THE ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE IN GREENWICH, 1942.

    WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE AT THE ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE IN GREENWICH, 1942.

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

    A 7478

    Most of the silver belonging to the Royal Naval College has been stowed away. The silver candelabras, which are placed down the centre of each table during the Officers Mess, have been kept out. One of the Wrens and a Steward assist in the cleaning of...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 4 Group, Bomber Command Photographer

    CH 11098

    Farmers gather in the wheat, undisturbed by the presence of these Halifaxes of an unidentified No 4 Group squadron in Yorkshire, August 1943.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

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

    CH 8010

    An engine fitter indentified only as 'Lofty' featured in a series of official photographs taken at Middle Wallop in December 1942, intended to illustrate the vital but unsung daily activities of a typical 'erk' (as all junior RAF...

  • GENERAL CHARLES DE GAULLE, 1939-1945

    GENERAL CHARLES DE GAULLE, 1939-1945

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    KY 6979 B

    General de Gaulle at home in Britain with his wife Yvonne de Gaulle.

  • SCENES AT STALAG VIIIB (LAMSDORF) PRISONER OF WAR CAMP, GERMANY 1942 - 1945

    SCENES AT STALAG VIIIB (LAMSDORF) PRISONER OF WAR CAMP, GERMANY 1942 - 1945

    part of "BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN GERMANY 1939 - 1945" (photographs) Made by: Lawrence W (W/O)

    HU 23440

    The use of a cooker constructed out of tins from Red Cross parcels, called a "blower" in camp slang. Although efficient, they could only be used outside the huts.