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  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)

    H 4367

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his wife, Clementine, sit on board a naval auxiliary patrol vessel as it travels down the Thames towards docks in east London on 25 September 1940.

  • WARTIME COMMUNICATIONS: THE WORK OF THE COURT POST OFFICE, BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON, ENGLAND, C 1941

    WARTIME COMMUNICATIONS: THE WORK OF THE COURT POST OFFICE, BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON, ENGLAND, C 1941

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

    D 4717

    A view of work on the telephone switchboard at that Court Post Office, Buckingham Palace, London, c 1941.

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

    VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    D 27861

    Crowds line the route as Royal Artillery searchlight lorries make their way towards the Saluting Base in the Mall, as part of the Victory Parade.

  • A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 259

    The master tailor (right) at this tailoring firm (probably Anderson's on Savile Row) helps a new Belgian customer to select cloth for his suit.

  • WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18212

    A busy scene showing staff at work in Steiner's salon, housed in a basement on Grosvenor Street in London. The original caption states that this was once an air raid shelter. Steiner moved to this premises in 1940, after having been bombed out of...

  • WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

    WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

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

    D 14675

    Royal Air Force personnel play a game at the Russell Square fete. The original caption states that: "The Royal Air Force is always on the target - even at a fair"!

  • WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

    WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

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

    D 14681

    A young girl enjoys a chocolate-flavoured ice cream substitute at the Russell Square fete. She is being held in her mother's arms, as her mother prepares to pay for the cone. More people can be seen queuing behind them for their 'ice cream...

  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

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

    D 2949

    A hole in the ground and a pile of debris is all that is left of the building that once stood here in New Bridge Street, London, EC4. Across the rubble, life continues as before, with cars and pedestrians hurrying by. A branch of Boots the Chemist can...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21200

    Reverend Joseph Stephens oversees the signing of the register after a wedding at St Mark's Church, Silvertown. It appears to have been a 'triple wedding' with three brides and three grooms!

  • BLACKOUT AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLACKOUT AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2739

    The large windows above this J Lyon's and Company tea shop have been bricked up, but with a few small openings remaining. The windows have been bricked up so that they are not continually smashed during air raids. A bus stop is also just visible...

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