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  • COMMONWEALTH FORCES IN NORTH AFRICA

    COMMONWEALTH FORCES IN NORTH AFRICA

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

    E 56

    The troopship SS ETRICH docking at Kantara in Egypt, bringing Australian troops of the 2nd AIF, 18 May 1940.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA

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

    E 4312

    A Stuart tank being unloaded from a ship at an Egyptian port, 19 July 1941.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

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

    CM 150

    The Air Officer Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Longmore, inspects a section of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF, which was attached to the British Army from duty in Iraq to the to assist in the coming counter-offensive in the...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

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

    ME(RAF) 144

    A Vickers Valentia taxying at an airfield in Egypt. Although obsolete by the start of the Second World War, Valentias continued in service as transports in the Middle East, operated by Nos. 31 and 216 Squadrons of the RAF, until September 1941.

  • Landscape near Ismailia : distant warship on Lake Timsah

    Landscape near Ismailia : distant warship on Lake Timsah

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-07-10

    Art.IWM ART 1424

    image: a view across the Egyptian landscape near Ismailia. In the right foreground is a small cluster of trees, with an Egyptian man with a horse and cart standing near to what appears to be a camp to the left. In the distance a Royal Navy warship sails...

  • By the Ouse Again : Hospital Ship "Indiana"

    By the Ouse Again : Hospital Ship "Indiana"

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-07-23

    Art.IWM ART 1433

    image: in the immediate foreground a young boy lies on a stretcher with his arms by his side on the deck of a hospital ship, his eyes looking to the right. Beside him and behind him are other boys also lying on stretchers.

  • Loading Provisions

    Loading Provisions

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-06-16

    Art.IWM ART 2943

    image: a view along a wooden decked pier or wharf within a large harbour. A transport ship is moored on the left, shown from the stern end. Egyptian dock workers load boxes of supplies along the wharf and up a gangway, with two British Army officers in...

  • A Transport entering Port Said : Early morning. The liner coming up to the anchorage.

    A Transport entering Port Said : Early morning. The liner coming up to the anchorage.

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-06-21

    Art.IWM ART 1411

    image: a view from the harbour side of a large transport ship entering Port Said, preceded by a Royal Navy destroyer. The scene is viewed from a wooden platform, upon which stands a woman wearing traditional robes and with a basket perched on her head....

  • Frozen Meat : meat from Australia is being checked by the ASC and loaded into the ice tanks, which will be conveyed by lighter and rail to the front

    Frozen Meat : meat from Australia is being checked by the ASC and loaded into the ice tanks, which will be conveyed by lighter and rail to the front

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-06-29

    Art.IWM ART 1415

    image: a night scene with a man of the British Army Service Corps sitting and writing at a desk, upon which sits a lamp. Two men stand either side of him, the one further back appearing to closely inspect a packet of meat. Another man stands to the right...

  • A Station on the Railway

    A Station on the Railway

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-09-29

    Art.IWM ART 1441

    image: a desert landscape; on the left a train on a railway track and seated figures, on the right mounted figures, tents and sheds.

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