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  • THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    P 233

    Factory workers ride on Valentine tanks as they leave a factory in Smethwick. A notice propped on the front of the tanks reads "All Help for Russia Now". The workers are holding a Union flag and a Russian flag and many have their fists raised...

  • HM QUEEN ELIZABETH VISITS A TENT FACTORY, UK

    HM QUEEN ELIZABETH VISITS A TENT FACTORY, UK

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

    P 6

    HM Queen Elizabeth speaks to a worker during a visit to a factory making tents for the Royal Air Force. The worker is making a marquee at a large sewing machine. A large Union flag adorns the desk.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

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

    P 1292

    A huge banner flutters in the spring sunshine, suspended between two flagposts, outside ROF Radway Green, near Alsager, during the 'Radway Green Spring Attack', which took place between 5th and 24th April 1943. The banner encourages "100...

  • EAST AFRICANS IN LONDON: LIBERATED EAST AFRICAN SOLDIERS SEE THE SIGHTS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    EAST AFRICANS IN LONDON: LIBERATED EAST AFRICAN SOLDIERS SEE THE SIGHTS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24609

    A group of East African soldiers pose for the camera outside the Salvation Army Red Shield Hostel at Regional House, Eccleston Street, Victoria, London. A female member of Salvation Army staff can be seen with them. Union flags adorn many of the...

  • BRITAIN DELIVERS THE GOODS IN WARTIME: DOCK WORKERS IN BRISTOL, ENGLAND, 1940

    BRITAIN DELIVERS THE GOODS IN WARTIME: DOCK WORKERS IN BRISTOL, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1224

    Cases of good are loaded by overhead crane onto a waiting steamer at a Bristol dock. Each of the crates is stamped with a Union flag and the words 'Britain Delivers the Goods'.

  • 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...

  • GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 22246

    A view of the exterior of the newly-opened George Cross Club for Maltese merchant seamen in Cardiff. It was built on a bomb site in Bute Street. Outside the entrance is a a sign which reads: 'George Cross Club Hostel and Club for Maltese Seamen...

  • NAVAL WELFARE: THE WORK OF THE NAVAL FAMILY WELFARE SERVICE, UK, 1945

    NAVAL WELFARE: THE WORK OF THE NAVAL FAMILY WELFARE SERVICE, UK, 1945

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

    D 26073

    Chief Wren Nye of the Naval Family Welfare Service leads the twins of a sick sailor's wife to their temporary home. According to the original caption, the children are to be looked after by SSAFA. Behind them, as they walk down the street, can be...

  • 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.

  • GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 22243

    Lieutenant Colonel Aguis, MC (standing centre) gives the opening speech at the opening ceremony of the George Cross Club for Maltese merchant seamen. Also seated at the top table are Alderman James Griffiths (former Lord Mayor of Cardiff and an ex-sea...

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