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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 15395

    One of the crew of HMS INGLEFIELD holding on to a life line and wearing Arctic dress for Northern patrol duties during an Arctic convoy.

  • 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 25223

    Lecturer, Miss Hole, (crouching, left foreground), gives a lesson on roses to a group of horticulture students in the sunshine at Reading University. The original caption explains that for the last five years, the space used to grow luxury crops such as...

  • FIRST US ARMY REHABILITATION CENTRE: RECUPERATION AND TRAINING AT 8TH CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, STONELEIGH PARK, KENILWORTH, WARWICKSHIRE, UK, 1943

    FIRST US ARMY REHABILITATION CENTRE: RECUPERATION AND TRAINING AT 8TH CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, STONELEIGH PARK, KENILWORTH, WARWICKSHIRE, UK, 1943

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

    D 16586

    Private Newton Lemondo (of Route 3, Waxshaw, North Carolina) carries his hospital record as he is helped down from an ambulance into the sunshine upon arrival at 8th Convalescent Hospital. Private Lemondo fractured his wrist in training and is about to...

  • VILLAGE CHURCH: EVERYDAY LIFE IN UFFINGTON, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    VILLAGE CHURCH: EVERYDAY LIFE IN UFFINGTON, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 19397

    In the shade of the porch of the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Uffington, Berkshire, Mr Bob Iles and his youngest son, also called Bob, sit and read from a small piece of paper, probably a notice regarding church matters.

  • MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

    MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

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

    D 15313

    Muslim men and children listen to the Call to Prayer in the sunshine outside entrance of the newly opened Mosque and Cultural Centre on Peel Street in Butetown. The children are holding flags which they carried through the town during the procession to...

  • NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

    NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

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

    D 9054

    Sylvia Rainford (aged 4) sits on the grass in the evening sunshine, her toy dog at her side, and writes a letter to her father, who is serving somewhere in the Middle East. Sylvia lives at the nursery while her mother does night work in a munitions...

  • MODERN FARMING: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    MODERN FARMING: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 15988

    Agricultural workers operate a tractor-drawn 'Cutlift' machine in a clover field in Hampshire. This machine can be used to cut any green crop. Once cut, the crop passes up the conveyor and is dropped into the trailer. It can then be taken to...

  • NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

    NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

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

    D 9052

    Mrs Sullivan collects her children from Flint Green Road Nursery at then end of her day's work. A nurse tucks 18 month old John into the pram next to his 3 and a half year old sister Maureen. Behind them, another nurse leads two children to find...

  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22058

    A group of children, mostly girls, including several in Girl Guide uniform, walk in the sunshine past 'Dryleaze', a children's home run by Gloucestershire County Council in Wotton-under-Edge. The original caption states that it is run by...

  • WRNS BOARDING OFFICERS WITH THE NAVAL CONTROL SERVICE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, UK, 1944

    WRNS BOARDING OFFICERS WITH THE NAVAL CONTROL SERVICE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, UK, 1944

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

    D 19100

    A striking portrait of a Wren Boarding Officer, as she sits in the sunshine on board a drifter as it approaches a merchant vessel (not pictured). The Boarding Officer will soon board this merchant ship to check that everything is in order and to advise...

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