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  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    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 2775

    A view of the surface shelters in Trafalgar Square, London.

  • BELGIAN CLUBS AND CAFES IN LONDON: REST, RELAXATION AND ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BELGIAN CLUBS AND CAFES IN LONDON: REST, RELAXATION AND ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25115

    Belgian pilots enjoy a beer, a cigarette and a chat as they relax at "Aux Neufs Provinces", a club attached to the restaurant "Chez Gaston", near Victoria Station. The wall behind them is lined with portrait photographs of airmen.

  • INTERNATIONAL PICCADILLY: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN LONDON, 1942

    INTERNATIONAL PICCADILLY: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN LONDON, 1942

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

    D 9785

    A wide aerial view of Piccadilly Circus, showing Eros boarded up and covered in war savings posters. A London double-decker bus can be seen in the bottom right hand corner, travelling just in front of a group of overseas service personnel. More troops...

  • WOOLMORE STREET RESTAURANT: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    WOOLMORE STREET RESTAURANT: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    D 10680

    The Woolmore Street British Restaurant works on a self-service basis, with diners taking their plates to the counter to be served. Here we see 77 year old T Hambly receiving his lunch from one of the 'dinner ladies', whilst others queue up...

  • FAIREYS PLAY SOCCER: A WOMEN'S FOOTBALL MATCH BETWEEN FAIREY AND AV ROE, FALLOWFIELD, MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FAIREYS PLAY SOCCER: A WOMEN'S FOOTBALL MATCH BETWEEN FAIREY AND AV ROE, FALLOWFIELD, MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23516

    A player of the Fairey team (striped jersey) kicks the ball as two members of the AV Roe team (white jerseys) run in from either side. The match is taking place on the snow-covered pitch of Manchester Athletic Club's ground at Fallowfield.

  • BOSTON MARKET: THE COUNTRY MARKET AND MAY FAIR, BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BOSTON MARKET: THE COUNTRY MARKET AND MAY FAIR, BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24675

    Farmers gather around the wooden huts of corn and cattle merchants, which have been erected in the market place at Boston, Lincolnshire. Clearly visible amongst these is that of 'A Church and Sons' of Horncastle, selling 'International...

  • LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    D 6594

    A wide view of customers in the Grocery Department of Selfridge's in London. Men and women queue at the counter to buy goods. A large display of tinned or canned goods can be seen in the foreground. A sign over one section of the counter reads...

  • 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 264

    In the packing room at a London tailoring firm (probably Anderson's on Savile Row), a tailor seals a newly-boxed suit with string and sealing wax.

  • BLITZ REPAIR SQUAD'S LONDON CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE BLITZ REPAIR TEAMS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BLITZ REPAIR SQUAD'S LONDON CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE BLITZ REPAIR TEAMS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21291

    Builders of the 'Blitz Repair Squad' queue to collect their breakfast from women of the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS) in the mess hut of their camp in London's Onslow Square.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

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

    H 17175

    A contingent of RAF servicemen march across Lendal Bridge in York, as part of a parade by the three services during York Warship Week, 14 February 1942.

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