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  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7911

    The leader of the 'light rescue' party brings a casualty to a safe place, after having removed him from a 'poisoned atmosphere'. The 'light rescue' leader is wearing remote breathing apparatus and the hose through which...

  • AID FROM AMERICA: LEND-LEASE FOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    AID FROM AMERICA: LEND-LEASE FOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4318

    A waiter dishes up a plate of American eggs and bacon to a group of people seated at a table outside the empty shell of a severely bomb damaged school. The school has the words 'Sayer Street Schools, 1891' on the stone plaque visible on the...

  • THE AFTERMATH OF A BAEDEKER RAID, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    THE AFTERMATH OF A BAEDEKER RAID, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    Q(HS) 289

    The windows of a Marks and Spencer store in Canterbury are boarded up following a devastating Baedeker raid on the Whitefriars area of Canterbury. In the foreground, piles of debris are all that is left of several buildings along the street. According...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7903

    Teams of Civil Defence Wardens and members of the rescue squads work to evacuate casualties from two severely bomb-damaged houses on Edith Villas in Fulham. A long ladder has been stretched to the upstairs window on the right, and casualties are being...

  • THE DESTRUCTION OF WARSAW, 1944

    THE DESTRUCTION OF WARSAW, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR FOREIGN OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Russian official photographer 1945-02

    RUS 5128

    Residents of Warsaw pull a large cart loaded with their belongings as they return to their homes following the "liberation" of the city by the Red Army, February 1945. They are approaching the Church of the Holiest Saviour (Kościół...

  • BERLIN: THE CAPTURE AND AFTERMATH OF WAR 1945-1947

    BERLIN: THE CAPTURE AND AFTERMATH OF WAR 1945-1947

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

    BU 8573

    The Reichstag after the allied bombing of Berlin.

  • US BATTLE TRAINING AREA, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    US BATTLE TRAINING AREA, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 21965

    A view of the badly-damaged Church House Inn in the village of Stokenham, looking through the gate of the unscathed St Michael and All Angels Church. The original caption states that although the pub was three-quarters of a mile inland, it received a...

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN MANCHESTER DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN MANCHESTER DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Agency photographer

    HU 87691

    A general scene of devastation in Manchester city centre taken from the top of a building on Deansgate, looking north towards the Cathedral. In the centre of the photograph can be seen a cleared triangular area, which is bordered by Market Street (in...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7912

    A mobile medical unit has been set up at one end of the street in order to grade and treat casualties as they are brought from the incident. Behind them, more rescue work is being carried out by Civil Defence workers and two stretcher bearers can just...

  • A CHURCH RISES FROM THE ASHES: BOMB DAMAGE TO ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL, SOUTHWARK, 1942

    A CHURCH RISES FROM THE ASHES: BOMB DAMAGE TO ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL, SOUTHWARK, 1942

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

    D 7216

    A priest, probably Father Dixon, stands in the roofless shell of St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral, on the corner of St George's Road and Lambeth Road in Southwark, South East London. The Cathedral was severely damaged by an incendiary bomb...

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