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  • LONDON MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOME AND RED ENSIGN CLUB, 1942

    LONDON MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOME AND RED ENSIGN CLUB, 1942

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

    D 8204

    A female canteen worker gives a cup of tea to a Merchant Seaman as he and a colleague stand at the counter of the cafe bar in the Modern Lounge of the Merchant Seamen's Home and Red Ensign Club.

  • FOSTER PARENTS PLAN LONDON NURSERY: CARING FOR DISPLACED CHILDREN, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    FOSTER PARENTS PLAN LONDON NURSERY: CARING FOR DISPLACED CHILDREN, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 6139

    Changing time in the 'big babies' room' at the 'Foster Parents Plan for War Children' Nursery in Hampstead. In the background, a German refugee woman who works at the home is changing the nappy of her own baby. In the...

  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

    ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 11889

    A view of women at work at rows of benches in the cartridge fuse shop at this electrical engineering works, somewhere in the Midlands. Girls start work at this factory as soon as they leave school, and the average age is 16. According to the original...

  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

    ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 11872

    Sparks fly as 21 year old Agnes Denning, wearing protective goggles, brazes switchgear at an electrical engineering works, somewhere in the Midlands. According to the original caption, Agnes has been doing this job at this factory for about 3 months and...

  • 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 17438

    A Royal Marine Bugler sounds the "Fall In" for a practice landing party on board HMS DUKE OF YORK in northern waters. In the background are two of the 5.25 inch gun turrets.

  • THE LONDON SUICIDE BOMBINGS, JULY 2005

    THE LONDON SUICIDE BOMBINGS, JULY 2005

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE HQ LAND COMMAND" (photographs) Made by: Penfound Giles (WO1)

    HU 94208

    London travellers in a serious mood two days after the suicide bombings of the London Underground on 7 July 2005.

  • THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 7017

    Some of the ship's company washing down the upper deck of the merchant ship INDO CHINOIS.

  • LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

    LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 6533

    Jack Herskovitch (left) and Myer Segal compete in a boxing match at the Bernhard Baron Settlement boys' club on Berner Street, Commercial Road, East London, as their instructor and friends look on. Both boys are 20 years old and have been stockers...

  • LIFE IN A BASEMENT AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LIFE IN A BASEMENT AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1638

    A local policeman on his round drops into this basement shelter in London's West End to check that all is well. Shelterers sleep on the floor and low partitions of concrete blocks divide up the area. This photograph was taken in November 1940.

  • LONDONERS' MEALS SERVICE: CANTEEN AT FISHMONGERS' HALL, LONDON BRIDGE, LONDON, 1942

    LONDONERS' MEALS SERVICE: CANTEEN AT FISHMONGERS' HALL, LONDON BRIDGE, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 10506

    Men and women eat at rows of tables set up in what was the ornate banqueting hall of Fishmongers' Hall, London Bridge. It is now being used as a canteen by the Londoners' Meals Service. The canteen is self service, with a few members of staff...

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