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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 7899

    A medical officer, or mobile unit doctor, adminsters morphia to a female casualty, who has just been freed from under a pile of rubble and timber. Her legs have been heavily bandaged, with her right leg requiring a splint. The Civil Defence workers who...

  • THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC 1939-1945

    THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC 1939-1945

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MISC 51235

    Shipping losses: A tanker explodes after being torpedoed by a U-boat in the Caribbean.

  • REHOUSING BRITAIN: BOMB DAMAGE IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    REHOUSING BRITAIN: BOMB DAMAGE IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24336

    Civil Defence workers pick their way over rubble as they carry a stretcher case to safety, following a V2 incident, somewhere in the south of England. The original caption states that the rocket fell here "about two hours ago" and that this...

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    GM 1452

    15 August: Arrival of the BRISBANE STAR at Malta: Detailed photograph showing damage to the starboard side of the BRISBANE STAR.

  • 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 3642

    An armoured bulldozer at work clearing debris in Arnhem, 15 April 1945.

  • 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...

  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS DOG AT WORK IN POPLAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS DOG AT WORK IN POPLAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5950

    'Rip' the dog and an ARP Warden survey the scene of devastation following an air raid in Latham Street, Poplar. The bomb crater is full of water. In the background, the remains of the local surface shelter can be seen, which, although...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    C 2066

    On 27 August 1941 Coastal Command claimed a rare and unusual success when one of its aircraft was instrumental in the capture of a U-boat. A No 269 Squadron Hudson operating from Kaldadarnes in Iceland, flown by Squadron leader J. H. Thompson, surprised...

  • PETROLEUM WEAPONS AGAINST INVASION: A DEMONSTRATION OF ANTI-INVASION DEFENCES, UK, 1945

    PETROLEUM WEAPONS AGAINST INVASION: A DEMONSTRATION OF ANTI-INVASION DEFENCES, UK, 1945

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

    D 24854

    A demonstration of 'Fougasse', somewhere in Britain. A car is surrounded in flames and a huge cloud of smoke. In the foreground, a soldier can be seen running from left to right.

  • MUNITIONS FACTORIES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    MUNITIONS FACTORIES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "O'CONNOR W J (MAJOR)" (photographs) Made by: Milner Ernest 1917-10-05

    HU 96415

    Debris scattered across the Melt House at the National Shell Filling Factory at Chilwell, Nottinghamshire, on 5 October 1917 after an explosion.

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