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  • 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 24135

    General de Gaulle and his party in a DUKW or "duck" approach the coast of France. Back in his native country for the first time for four years, the General toured towns and villages liberated by the Allies and received a tumultuous welcome from...

  • THE PRIME MINISTER'S VISIT TO NORMANDY 12 JUNE 1944

    THE PRIME MINISTER'S VISIT TO NORMANDY 12 JUNE 1944

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

    B 5357

    General Sir Bernard Montgomery, commanding 21st Army Group, with Winston Churchill as he steps ashore with his entourage from a DUKW amphibious vehicle, 12 June 1944.

  • 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 24024

    Winston Churchill on the bridge of HMS KELVIN looking toward the coast of France during a visit to the Normandy front. He was accompanied by General Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff (seated in front). Note the stripped Lewis gun...

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: FRANCE: PERSONALITIES

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: FRANCE: PERSONALITIES

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYF 29945

    General Charles de Gaulle, President of the French Committee of National Liberation addressing a crowd which greeted him on his arrival in Washington DC. Behind him are Admiral Ernest J King, Commander in Chief US Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations, and...