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  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION" (photographs)

    ZZZ 11215F

    Exterior view of bomb damage at Aveton Gifford church in South Devon.

  • THE AFTERMATH OF A BAEDEKER RAID, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    THE AFTERMATH OF A BAEDEKER RAID, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    Q(HS) 299

    A general view of damage to St Augustine's Abbey and the surrounding area, following the devastating Baedeker raid on Canterbury. Shops in the foreground have lost half their roofs, and timber and debris is all that is left of several other...

  • 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...

  • MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

    MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

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

    D 15313

    Muslim men and children listen to the Call to Prayer in the sunshine outside entrance of the newly opened Mosque and Cultural Centre on Peel Street in Butetown. The children are holding flags which they carried through the town during the procession to...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 19044

    Back at the London headquarters of H & G Dutfield, at 10 Walnut Tree Walk in Lambeth, lorry driver Fred Horrod (left) discusses the performance of his vehicle on the journey he has just completed from Manchester with one of the firm's...

  • MOSQUES IN GREAT BRITAIN: ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE UK, c 1945

    MOSQUES IN GREAT BRITAIN: ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE UK, c 1945

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

    D 24085

    A striking view of the entrance to the Fazl Mosque in Southfields, London. The original caption states that it was built by the Ahmadiyya Movement of Qadian, in the Byzantine style. It was opened by Sir Abdul Qadir in October 1926, and the interior is...

  • ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

    ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain)

    TR 1850

    Three British soldiers walk across St Peter's Square after attending a service in the church.

  • ENTRY OF ALLIED TROOPS INTO ROME, 5 JUNE 1944

    ENTRY OF ALLIED TROOPS INTO ROME, 5 JUNE 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain)

    TR 1845

    Pope Pius XII addressing the crowd in St Peter's Square, Rome, from the balcony of St Peter's Cathedral.

  • ENTRY OF ALLIED TROOPS INTO ROME, 5 JUNE 1944

    ENTRY OF ALLIED TROOPS INTO ROME, 5 JUNE 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain)

    TR 1846

    Pope Pius XII addressing the crowd in St Peter's Square, Rome, from the balcony of St Peter's Cathedral at 6 o'clock in the evening.

  • MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

    MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

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

    D 15283

    A group of young Muslim boys who will have the honour of leading the procession through the town to the commemorate the opening of the new Mosque, wait with their banner for the parade to begin.

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