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  • 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 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...

  • BLITZ REPAIR SQUAD'S LONDON CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE BLITZ REPAIR TEAMS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BLITZ REPAIR SQUAD'S LONDON CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE BLITZ REPAIR TEAMS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21298

    Builder J Naitby (from Darlington) ties tarpaulin to the roof of a house damaged by a V1 flying bomb. Mr Naitby is part of the 'Blitz Repair Squad', a team of builders who have come to London from various parts of the country to repair such...

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    part of "SIMONS JOHN V L (MR)" (photographs)

    HU 2288

    13 August: The Italian Fleet intervenes: The cruiser MUZIO ATTENDOLO at Naples after UNBROKEN's attack on 13 August 1942. She was hit by one 21 inch torpedo which blew off her bows. The target's high speed at the time of the hit is indicated by...

  • THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    part of "GERMAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1918-06

    Q 87766

    Wrecked railway yard and locomotives near Soissons, June 1918.

  • THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    part of "GERMAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1918-06

    Q 87758

    Devastated battle zone of the River Aisne, June 1918.

  • THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1915

    THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1915

    part of "WILMOT I (MR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Unknown

    Q 87342

    The view towards Frelinghem.

  • THE IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1919-1921

    THE IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1919-1921

    part of "HOPE M C" (photographs) 1920-07

    Q 71706

    British Army officers inspecting damage to a bridge on the Ballinspittle road (inflicted by the IRA), whilst local labourers are employed in repairs.

  • 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...

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