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  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME EXETER, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME EXETER, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

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

    D 16655

    Two farmers attend the 91st sale of the 'Devon Cattle Breeder's Society'. They are leading a bull down the ramp from the cattle truck in which it has been transported to the sale. The original caption states that Devon bulls are ideal...

  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 1565

    A Women's Land Army girl holding a white chicken to demonstrate that a good bird should have a broad flat back.

  • GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN: EVERYDAY LIFE AT A GERMAN POW CAMP, UK, 1945

    GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN: EVERYDAY LIFE AT A GERMAN POW CAMP, UK, 1945

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

    D 26730

    German Prisoners of War pick swedes in a field near their PoW camp, somewhere in Britain. Two horses can also be seen in the field.

  • 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.

  • PARSONAGE FARM: DAIRY FARMING IN DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    PARSONAGE FARM: DAIRY FARMING IN DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 10227

    A 'cow man' or dairy worker milks cows by hand at Old Parsonage Farm, Dartington. Although electrical milking apparatus is used on this farm, some cows respond much better to hand-milking. The cows all have their tails tied up to strings...

  • CATTLE MARKET: EVERYDAY LIFE AT CATTLE MARKETS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CATTLE MARKET: EVERYDAY LIFE AT CATTLE MARKETS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22198

    Pigs are driven from vans into pens at Sevenoaks market in Kent.

  • BLACKOUT ACCESSORIES FOR SALE, SELFRIDGE'S, LONDON, ENGLAND, C 1940

    BLACKOUT ACCESSORIES FOR SALE, SELFRIDGE'S, LONDON, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 66

    A sales assistant, using a stuffed toy, demonstrates a blackout coat for dogs to a customer at Selfridge's department store in London. The coat would make sure that the dog was visible to car drivers and pedestrians during the dark nights of the...

  • MANSION BECOMES MATERNITY HOME: LIFE AT BROCKET HALL, WELWYN, HERTFORDSHIRE, 1942

    MANSION BECOMES MATERNITY HOME: LIFE AT BROCKET HALL, WELWYN, HERTFORDSHIRE, 1942

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

    D 9034

    Miss E F Stock (right) tends to a large crop of beans in the grounds of Brocket Hall. Miss Stock was a Sister at City Road Maternity Hospital and now keeps the Brocket Hall hospital supplied with vegetables. Behind her, another nurse assists a new...

  • CATTLE MARKET: EVERYDAY LIFE AT CATTLE MARKETS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CATTLE MARKET: EVERYDAY LIFE AT CATTLE MARKETS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22206

    Local butcher George Challis (centre) smokes his pipe as he selects sheep in a pen at Maidstone cattle market.

  • GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN: EVERYDAY LIFE AT A GERMAN POW CAMP, UK, 1945

    GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN: EVERYDAY LIFE AT A GERMAN POW CAMP, UK, 1945

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

    D 26735

    German Prisoners of War help a farmer to harvest his crop of swedes on a farm near their PoW camp, somewhere in Britain. The farmer can be seen guiding his horse-drawn plough through the mud.

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