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  • THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    part of "WEAVER KEVIN" (photographs) Made by: Weaver Kevin

    BOS 225

    An elderly woman carries a bucket of water along the bomb damaged Marshal Tito Street in the centre of Sarajevo, June 1992. At this time the city had neither electricity or running water. Many civilians were killed in Sarajevo as they ventured out in...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    CBM 1327

    RAF officers enjoy a lunchtime drink at the bar in the Officers Mess at a desert air base in Egypt.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

    WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

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

    P 2469

    A general view of the 'lounge' at a underground factory on the Wirral, showing munitions workers relaxing with a cigarette and a cup of tea or Horlicks. A game of darts is on progress in the background.

  • SERVICE OF THE 7TH BATTALION, SOUTH WALES BORDERERS IN MACEDONIA, 1916-1918.

    SERVICE OF THE 7TH BATTALION, SOUTH WALES BORDERERS IN MACEDONIA, 1916-1918.

    part of "SPYER JESSE (LIEUTENANT)" (photographs) 1917

    HU 88208

    A pavement cafe in central Salonika opposite the Hotel Angleterre. A mixture of British, French and Serbian soldiers occupy the tables and pass by in the street.

  • THE STORY OF ST DUNSTAN'S

    THE STORY OF ST DUNSTAN'S

    part of "ST DUNSTAN'S" (photographs) Made by: Malindine, Edward

    HU 92936

    The St Dunstan's Lodge Dining Room with St Dunstaners sitting at the table and orderlies and VAD's helping.

  • 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 103

    Sailors can be seen crowded round the wooden and brass barrel awaiting the daily issue of rum during the 'up spirits' ceremony. A Royal marine and Petty Officer of the day stands observing the process. Note the crane in the background.

  • RUM RATION ABOARD HMS KING GEORGE V, 1940

    RUM RATION ABOARD HMS KING GEORGE V, 1940

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

    A 1777

    Below deck, a line of seamen queue to collect the daily rum ration for their mess. Each man is holding a jug or bucket. The rum is being issued from a large barrel with 'THE KING - GOD BLESS HIM' on it. Royal Marines issue the rum with...

  • PUBLIC HOUSE DEBATE: DEBATING SOCIETY MEETINGS AT 'THE FREEMASON'S ARMS', HAMPSTEAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    PUBLIC HOUSE DEBATE: DEBATING SOCIETY MEETINGS AT 'THE FREEMASON'S ARMS', HAMPSTEAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23665

    An American soldier is amongst the audience listening to the second speaker of the evening, Miss Crooks (not pictured), on the topic of 'America and Britain'. The original caption states that "the few Americans present were unusually...

  • BELGIAN CLUBS AND CAFES IN LONDON: REST, RELAXATION AND ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BELGIAN CLUBS AND CAFES IN LONDON: REST, RELAXATION AND ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25115

    Belgian pilots enjoy a beer, a cigarette and a chat as they relax at "Aux Neufs Provinces", a club attached to the restaurant "Chez Gaston", near Victoria Station. The wall behind them is lined with portrait photographs of airmen.

  • YOUNG HIKERS IN YORKSHIRE: THE WORK OF THE YOUTH HOSTEL ASSOCIATION IN WARTIME, MALHAM, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    YOUNG HIKERS IN YORKSHIRE: THE WORK OF THE YOUTH HOSTEL ASSOCIATION IN WARTIME, MALHAM, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22272

    Hikers Joan (left) and Sydney (right) Sidwell from Barking in Essex stop at a farmhouse in the Yorkshire Dales for a glass of milk. The Sidwells are on a walking holiday in the Pennines and are staying at the Youth Hostel in Malham.

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