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  • WAR INDUSTRY: SALVAGED TIMBER, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: SALVAGED TIMBER, UK, 1943

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

    P 1399

    A busy scene at a depot for salvaged timber, somewhere in Britain, as a truck load of timber is delivered.

  • MOTOR INDUSTRY AIDS THE ARMY, UK, 1943

    MOTOR INDUSTRY AIDS THE ARMY, UK, 1943

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

    P 1830

    Mechanics work to convert a Bren gun carrier into the latest type, at a factory somewhere in Britain.

  • MUNITION TRAINEES TRAVEL HOME, UK, 1941

    MUNITION TRAINEES TRAVEL HOME, UK, 1941

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

    P 210

    A group of female munition trainees queue to climb into the 'shooting brake' estate car which will drive them home from work. They are all holding handbags or haversacks and gas masks.

  • MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1941

    MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    P 127

    Three war workers smile for the camera as they transport a large bomb on a wheelbarrow as it leaves a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain. The barrow is being pushed by a male worker, whilst two female workers pull from the front of the barrow,...

  • BEVIN BOYS: MINING TRAINING, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BEVIN BOYS: MINING TRAINING, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 285

    As part of their training at a colliery near Canterbury, 'Bevin Boys' throw pit props onto piles during a Physical Training lesson with their ex-army instructor Alex Hamilton. According to the original caption "PT is specialised; is...

  • FEMALE BUILDERS AT WORK, UK, 1941

    FEMALE BUILDERS AT WORK, UK, 1941

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

    P 254

    A group of female builders sit on a horse-drawn cart with some of their male colleagues on a building site, somewhere in Britain. They are listening to an address being given by a Colonel of the Royal Engineers, just back from Malta (not pictured).

  • A FRENCH WORKER LIGHTS CHURCHILL'S CIGAR, CHERBOURG, FRANCE, 1944

    A FRENCH WORKER LIGHTS CHURCHILL'S CIGAR, CHERBOURG, FRANCE, 1944

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Newman (Newsweek)

    OWIL 30645

    Whilst inspecting reconstruction work in Cherbourg, Winston Churchill has his cigar lit by a French worker. The smoking worker leans into the car in which Churchill is travelling with Major General Cecil Moore (Chief Engineer of the European Theatre of...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF THE HUMBER ARMOURED CAR MARK IV, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF THE HUMBER ARMOURED CAR MARK IV, UK, 1943

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

    P 1598

    A general view of the assembly line at a Ministry of Supply factory, somewhere in Britain, showing Humber Armoured Cars in various stages of production.

  • MOTOR INDUSTRY AIDS THE ARMY, UK, 1943

    MOTOR INDUSTRY AIDS THE ARMY, UK, 1943

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

    P 1823

    Mechanics work on the chassis of an armoured fighting vehicle at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1941

    MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    P 126

    Three war workers transport a large bomb on a wheelbarrow as it leaves a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain. The barrow is being pushed by a male worker, whilst two female workers pull from the front of the barrow, using ropes.

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