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  • HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Imperial War Museum official photographer

    MH 412

    A lecture in progress at the Ministry of Works training school, which occupied part of the Imperial War Museum Picture Galleries in Lambeth Road, London during the Second World War.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 3096

    A 'fighting column' from the South Wales Borderers man their motorcycles which are parked in a suburban street in Bootle, Liverpool, England, 16 August 1940. This training operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened...

  • 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 7897

    Rescue workers clear rubble and debris from around a woman who has been trapped under a pile of bricks, timber and wire. The workers have the letter 'R' on their steel helmets, indicating that they are part of the rescue team. This photograph...

  • 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 7918

    Walking wounded cases are led to waiting ambulance cars by members of the 'light rescue' teams, as behind them, stretcher cases are carried to ambulances. This photograph was taken on West Cromwell Road/Conan Street, looking West towards North...

  • 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 7885

    A busy scene inside Fulham Ambulance Station as Civil Defence workers direct ambulance drivers out of the depot at Seagrave Road. Four ambulances are being sent to the incident to deal with stretcher cases.

  • 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 7902

    The leader of the 'light rescue' team (on the right) and three Civil Defence wardens prepare to lower a casualty through an upstairs window down to the street. This photograph was taken on Edith Villas. Just visible in the background in West...

  • TRAINING FOR WAR WORK AT THE CHELSEA POLYTECHNIC MINISTRY OF LABOUR TRAINING CENTRE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    TRAINING FOR WAR WORK AT THE CHELSEA POLYTECHNIC MINISTRY OF LABOUR TRAINING CENTRE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 3956

    A trainee in the fitting shop of the Ministry of Labour training centre at Chelsea Polytechnic punches a hole into a bar of metal.

  • 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 7877

    A female Civil Defence worker receives the ARP Warden's report via telephone in the Message Room of the Control Centre. She wears a headset and speaker tube as she takes down the message.

  • 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 7896

    A young boy is carried away from the scene of the incident by a Warden, after being rescued by Civil Defence workers. Behind them, Civil Defence workers carry out stretcher cases and search the building for any survivors trapped inside, including the...

  • WRENS TRAIN FOR NEW JOB: TRAINING FOR SHIP MECHANICS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    WRENS TRAIN FOR NEW JOB: TRAINING FOR SHIP MECHANICS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17073

    Women of the WRNS stand on planks balanced on ladders to paint recognition letters onto the side of a landing craft as part of their training, probably at the Slough Government Training Centre. The letters have been drawn to scale in chalk and are being...

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