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  • ON THE PRIME MINISTER'S SPECIAL TRAIN

    ON THE PRIME MINISTER'S SPECIAL TRAIN

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

    H 32954

    For his journeys throughout Canada and the USA, the Prime Minister used a special train on which he and his secretaries were able to work while travelling. This image shows Winston Churchill reading despatches in his saloon while Mrs Churchill sits...

  • GERMAN ARMOURED VEHICLE IN DANZIG

    GERMAN ARMOURED VEHICLE IN DANZIG

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

    GER 1210

    A German armoured vehicle in Danzig.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE DISPLAY AT COPENHAGEN

    ROYAL AIR FORCE DISPLAY AT COPENHAGEN

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CL 2961

    Many thousands of Danish people turned out to watch a display given by the RAF at Copenhagen. The Queen of Denmark was among the spectators. It was estimated that 80,000 bicycles were parked whilst their owners watched the flying display.

  • INVASION OF WALCHEREN ISLAND [WESTKAPELLE]

    INVASION OF WALCHEREN ISLAND [WESTKAPELLE]

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 1281

    The occupation of Walcheren Island is going fast. Flushing is in the hands of the British and troops fanning out to the West are close to the Marine Commandos coming down from the Weskapelle beachhead (where these pictures were taken). This image shows a...

  • AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH AT ROSMALEN

    AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH AT ROSMALEN

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Pollitt, G P (Major)

    BU 1242

    British flame-throwing tanks were used against German troops in Rosmalen, East of s'Hertogenbosch, and the result can be seen in this photograph from the air. On the left of the picture is a German Red Cross train intact.

  • Awaiting the Train to the Port of Embarkation

    Awaiting the Train to the Port of Embarkation

    (art) Made by: Adamson, George Worsley 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 3356

    image: Groups of soldiers stand with their kit bags on a platform, illuminated by the lamp above them. Some are sat on the floor, another sits alone on a suitcase with his head in his hands. A Sergeant marches past.

  • Personnel Dispatch Unit

    Personnel Dispatch Unit

    (art) Made by: Adamson, George Worsley

    Art.IWM ART LD 3357

    image: An aerial view of a camp scene. Groups of figures are seen standing in formation next to some low huts. There are more figures with kit bags climbing onto a truck in the lower left corner.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 3161

    The Duke of Kent shakes hands with a BOAC pilot as he prepares to board Consolidated Liberator Mark I, AM261, of Ferry Command, for his journey from Prestwick, Scotland, to Canada. This was the first occasion on which a member of the Royal Family...

  • THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE IN JAMAICA, 1944

    THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE IN JAMAICA, 1944

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

    K 5928

    Women of Jamaica's first ATS unit arriving at their headquarters in an Army lorry.

  • TANK RECOVERY DURING THE BATTLE

    TANK RECOVERY DURING THE BATTLE

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 13082

    The recovery of damaged tanks during or immediately after battle has proved to be of the greatest importance. Many tanks are put out of action but not seriously damaged, and they can be repaired quickly and put back into action in a very short time. The...

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