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  • GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Smith (Sergeant)

    BU 11313

    In preparation for the demolition of the U-Boat pens at Hamburg, Sergeant R Wardell from Hull and Corporal R Rigg from Littleborough in Lancashire, both of 244 Field Company, Royal Engineers, wire up the exploder that will detonate the charges inside the...

  • GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Smith (Sergeant)

    BU 11298

    Working from rafts on the water, sappers of 224 Field Company, Royal Engineers, cut through the steel girders of the German U-Boat pens at Hamburg to make spaces to house the explosive charges needed to demolish the pens.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 4161

    A Sherman tank of the Irish Guards lies in a stream after collapsing a bridge on the sliproad leading to the Bremen-Hamburg autobahn, 20 April 1945. The tank was eventually recovered undamaged.

  • GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Smith (Sergeant)

    BU 11297

    A British soldier from 224 Field Company, Royal Engineers, examines a hole made by a 12,000 lb bomb in the 11 foot thick concrete roof of the German U-Boat pens at Hamburg.

  • GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Smith (Sergeant)

    BU 11304

    German civilian workers loading 250 kilo bombs onto a trolly to be taken into the German U-Boat pens at Hamburg. The bombs provided the bulk of the explosives necessary to demolish the pens.

  • GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Carpenter (Sergeant)

    BU 11449

    Circus elephants Kiri and Many moving a wrecked car from a bombed out garage in Hamburg.

  • GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ginger (Sergeant)

    BU 11314

    The U-Boat pens at Hamburg going up in smoke.

  • ANIMALS AT WAR: CIRCUS ELEPHANTS CLEAR BOMB DAMAGE, HAMBURG, NOVEMBER 1945

    ANIMALS AT WAR: CIRCUS ELEPHANTS CLEAR BOMB DAMAGE, HAMBURG, NOVEMBER 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Carpenter (Sergeant)

    BU 11451

    Kiri the elephant loads a wrecked car onto a cart during clear-up operations in Hamburg. Another elephant, named Many, can be seen in the background to the right of the photograph.

  • GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ginger (Sergeant)

    BU 11316

    A view of the ruins of the U-Boat pens at Hamburg after their demolition.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 5285

    Scene of destruction in the Blohm-Voss shipyard, Hamburg, Germany. The remains of German midget submarines lie in the foreground.

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