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  • 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 19036

    At 9:30am, lorry driver Fred Horrod (left) receives his final instructions from Mr T Wolstenholme, the manager of the Manchester depot of H & G Dutfield, before climbing into his cab for the return trip to London. Fred has had a day of rest in...

  • 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 19029

    At just after 8am, Fred Horrod arrives at the depot in Manchester. It has taken him about 12 hours to drive through the night from London. Here he can be seen reversing his lorry towards the large gates of the warehouse, directed by another worker. A...

  • 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 19030

    Upon arrival from London at the Manchester depot of H & G Dutfield, lorry driver Fred Horrod (left) hands his load and papers over to Fred Sutcliffe, the relief driver who will take the load further north. According to the original caption, Fred...

  • 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 19034

    Whilst lorry driver Fred Horrod is asleep at his lodgings, workers at the Manchester depot of H & G Dutfield load up his lorry for the return trip to London. The load includes boxes of Calverts tooth powder.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN MANCHESTER DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN MANCHESTER DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Agency photographer

    HU 87691

    A general scene of devastation in Manchester city centre taken from the top of a building on Deansgate, looking north towards the Cathedral. In the centre of the photograph can be seen a cleared triangular area, which is bordered by Market Street (in...