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  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18092

    Pedestrians and buses hurry along as they go about their daily business on High Street, Coventry. The focus of this photograph is the Cathedral, the tower of which can be seen behind some Ministry of Information posters.

  • The Bailey Bridge at Medjez-el-Bab

    The Bailey Bridge at Medjez-el-Bab

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3100

    image: View along a river and a bomb-damaged bridge repaired with a section of bailey bridge

  • Study for the Bridge over the Arras-Lens Railway (IWM ART 1163)

    Study for the Bridge over the Arras-Lens Railway (IWM ART 1163)

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART 3909

    image: a squared up preparatory drawing for John Nash's painting 'The Bridge over the Arras-Lens Railway'. A view of the arched bridge over the Arras-Lens railway. A line of British infantrymen walk along the railway line, with another...

  • Albert

    Albert

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5928

    image: A large column of horse-drawn British carts move along a road through the French town of Albert. The road is muddy, the landscape is bare and the buildings in the background have been badly damaged by artillery fire.

  • BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

    BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

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

    D 25637

    Civilians walk amongst the piles of torn up paper which have been thrown, 'ticker tape'-style, from the windows of offices, on Lower Regent Street, London, to celebrate the signing of the Peace with Japan. A young boy can be seen playing with...

  • THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5017

    A view of the 30ft high National Savings poster produced by students of the Sydney Cooper School of Art on display on West Gate, Canterbury, during War Weapons Week. The poster depicts St. George with sword and shield, and features the words 'To...

  • THE HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    THE HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Insall A J

    Q 64063

    Preparations for war. A barrage balloon is inflated in front of the Imperial War Museum at Lambeth Road, London.

  • THE DESTRUCTION OF WARSAW, 1944

    THE DESTRUCTION OF WARSAW, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR FOREIGN OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Russian official photographer 1945-02

    RUS 5128

    Residents of Warsaw pull a large cart loaded with their belongings as they return to their homes following the "liberation" of the city by the Red Army, February 1945. They are approaching the Church of the Holiest Saviour (Kościół...

  • VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 16840

    Lilian Carpenter passes a large basket from the back of her horse-drawn van to the waiting trolley of a porter in St Paul's Churchyard, as part of a delivery she is making on behalf of the LMS Railway Company. Her mate can be seen in the background...

  • The Mark of the Navy : the bridge over the Wadi Hesy Deir Seneid. The hole was made by a 12-inch shell fired at a range of over 9 miles.

    The Mark of the Navy : the bridge over the Wadi Hesy Deir Seneid. The hole was made by a 12-inch shell fired at a range of over 9 miles.

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-11-13

    Art.IWM ART 1509

    image: a view of an arched bridge crossing a wadi in a desert landscape. There is a large shell hole on the road of the bridge, with military vehicles driving across the dry riverbed itself rather than going over the bridge, and a few men walking over...

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