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  • EAST AFRICANS IN LONDON: LIBERATED EAST AFRICAN SOLDIERS SEE THE SIGHTS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    EAST AFRICANS IN LONDON: LIBERATED EAST AFRICAN SOLDIERS SEE THE SIGHTS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24609

    A group of East African soldiers pose for the camera outside the Salvation Army Red Shield Hostel at Regional House, Eccleston Street, Victoria, London. A female member of Salvation Army staff can be seen with them. Union flags adorn many of the...

  • 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

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    An aerial view of the attractions on offer at this fair, being held in London's Russell Square. The loudspeakers in the foreground are used to inform visitors of what is on offer. In the background, people play games and look at various stalls,...

  • THE RELIEF OF GUERNSEY AND SARK, CHANNEL ISLANDS, UK, MAY 1945

    THE RELIEF OF GUERNSEY AND SARK, CHANNEL ISLANDS, UK, MAY 1945

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

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    A general view of the main street of a town in Guernsey, showing people queuing for the stocks of British food which have just arrived following liberation. Several shop fronts can be seen, including 'Cumber' dispensing chemist (established...

  • ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE JEWISH NEW YEAR: RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS AT THE BALFOUR SERVICE CLUB, LONDON, UK, 1943

    ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE JEWISH NEW YEAR: RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS AT THE BALFOUR SERVICE CLUB, LONDON, UK, 1943

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

    D 16288

    A group of Allied servicemen and women crowd into the hallway at the Balfour Service Club, some standing on the staircase, following the Rosh Hashanah celebrations. On the blackboards on the left are chalked the names of all who attended the feast....

  • VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 MAY 1945

    VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 MAY 1945

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

    D 24586

    A young man holds aloft a large Union Flag amongst the huge crowd of people that has gathered in Whitehall to listen to Churchill's Victory speech and to celebrate Victory in Europe Day. The crowd is a mix of service personnel, civilians and...

  • NAVAL WELFARE: THE WORK OF THE NAVAL FAMILY WELFARE SERVICE, UK, 1945

    NAVAL WELFARE: THE WORK OF THE NAVAL FAMILY WELFARE SERVICE, UK, 1945

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

    D 26073

    Chief Wren Nye of the Naval Family Welfare Service leads the twins of a sick sailor's wife to their temporary home. According to the original caption, the children are to be looked after by SSAFA. Behind them, as they walk down the street, can be...

  • GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 22243

    Lieutenant Colonel Aguis, MC (standing centre) gives the opening speech at the opening ceremony of the George Cross Club for Maltese merchant seamen. Also seated at the top table are Alderman James Griffiths (former Lord Mayor of Cardiff and an ex-sea...

  • MTC GIRLS FOR AMERICA: WOMEN OF THE MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS AT WORK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    MTC GIRLS FOR AMERICA: WOMEN OF THE MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS AT WORK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 2531

    Mrs Pat Macleod slides out from under the ambulance she is repairing to smile for the camera. She is doing maintenance work on ambulance 8, which was presented by Elliott Nugent Esq. through the American Field Service. The depot is probably somewhere...

  • CHANNEL ISLANDS LIBERATED: THE END OF GERMAN OCCUPATION, CHANNEL ISLANDS, UK, 1945

    CHANNEL ISLANDS LIBERATED: THE END OF GERMAN OCCUPATION, CHANNEL ISLANDS, UK, 1945

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

    D 24599

    Crowds of people smile and wave as Lieutenant E D Stoneman of the British Task Force salutes the raising of the Union flag at St Peter Port, Guernsey, following the signing of the surrender document. This is the first time that this flag has been raised...

  • GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 22246

    A view of the exterior of the newly-opened George Cross Club for Maltese merchant seamen in Cardiff. It was built on a bomb site in Bute Street. Outside the entrance is a a sign which reads: 'George Cross Club Hostel and Club for Maltese Seamen...

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