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  • HANDING OVER WVS WAR NURSERY, MANOR HOUSE, WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    HANDING OVER WVS WAR NURSERY, MANOR HOUSE, WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    D 2423

    Lady Iris Capel removes the American and British flags to unveil the plaque commemorating the handover of the nursery from America to the WVS and the Waifs and Strays Society. Looking on are Mr McCoy of the American Red Cross and Reverend John G Lister.

  • AMERICAN EMBASSY REPRESENTATIVE OPENS NEW YOUTH HOSTEL: LIFE AT BURGAGE MANOR YOUTH HOSTEL, SOUTHWELL, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    AMERICAN EMBASSY REPRESENTATIVE OPENS NEW YOUTH HOSTEL: LIFE AT BURGAGE MANOR YOUTH HOSTEL, SOUTHWELL, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21339

    A general view of the opening ceremony of the Youth Hostel at Burgage Manor, Southwell. Sara Lamport of the American Embassy is just visible in the centre. A large American flag has been draped from the central window above the porch, and just below...

  • BRITAIN SUPPLIES US ARMY STORE: AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1943

    BRITAIN SUPPLIES US ARMY STORE: AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 17004

    The American flag flies over the round-roofed Romney huts of this British-built camp, which is now serving as a food store for the American Army. Driving the truck in the foreground is Private Robert L Starling of 347 Liberty Street, Jacksville, Florida...

  • MTC GIRLS FOR AMERICA: WOMEN OF THE MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS AT WORK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    MTC GIRLS FOR AMERICA: WOMEN OF THE MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS AT WORK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 2531

    Mrs Pat Macleod slides out from under the ambulance she is repairing to smile for the camera. She is doing maintenance work on ambulance 8, which was presented by Elliott Nugent Esq. through the American Field Service. The depot is probably somewhere...

  • ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE PASSOVER: JEWISH TRADITIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, APRIL 1944

    ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE PASSOVER: JEWISH TRADITIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, APRIL 1944

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

    D 19334

    Service personnel sit at long trestle tables to enjoy their Passover meal in a large hall, somewhere near London. Men and women from all branches of the forces and from many different countries are clearly visible. High above their heads in the girders...

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25210

    Members enjoy a pint of beer or two at the Liberal Club, Reading. In the background, a Union flag and an American flag adorn the wall.