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  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE AZORES, JANUARY 1944

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE AZORES, JANUARY 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1493

    A bullock cart on an airfield.

  • BEVIN BOYS: MINING TRAINING, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BEVIN BOYS: MINING TRAINING, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    PD 284

    As part of their training at a colliery near Canterbury, 'Bevin Boys' have Physical Training lessons with their ex-army instructor Alex Hamilton. According to the original caption "PT is specialised; is designed to strengthen up the...

  • WOMEN DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    WOMEN DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "ST CLAIRE STOBART (MRS)" (photographs) Made by: unknown (Photographer) 1915

    Q 69144

    Mrs St Clair Stobart leading her column of medical staff through the snow near Roshai during the Serbian Army's retreat through the Albanian mountains on 7 December 1915. By this point, they had abandoned all wheeled transport. Other columns can...

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

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

    D 2590

    Policemen and billeting officers help a group of children, evacuated from Bristol, to board a bus at Kingsbridge, Devon, which will take them to their final destination. Each child carries some kind of bag, suitcase or bundle, and they all have their...

  • US BATTLE TRAINING AREA, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    US BATTLE TRAINING AREA, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 21977

    Thomas Brash and Mrs Gladys Mitchell, telephone engineers of the General Post Office, arrive in their small van to reconnect the badly damaged Church House Inn in Stokenham to the telephone network. They are removing cables and equipment from their...

  • MODERN FARMING: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    MODERN FARMING: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 15988

    Agricultural workers operate a tractor-drawn 'Cutlift' machine in a clover field in Hampshire. This machine can be used to cut any green crop. Once cut, the crop passes up the conveyor and is dropped into the trailer. It can then be taken to...

  • INVASION BUILD-UP: PREPARATIONS FOR THE D-DAY LANDINGS, UK, 1944

    INVASION BUILD-UP: PREPARATIONS FOR THE D-DAY LANDINGS, UK, 1944

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

    D 20396

    A line of army trucks awaits collection along a tree-lined lane or path, somewhere in Britain. They will soon be collected by various units and transported to the Second Front. In the foreground, an ATS mechanic can be seen sitting on the wheel arch...

  • THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY IN THE  RECLAMATION OF FEN LAND, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

    THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY IN THE RECLAMATION OF FEN LAND, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 8456

    Land Girl May Edwards, a factory worker in peacetime, drives the tractor whilst other members of the WLA help a farmer to remove the roots of reeds and rushes from reclaimed fen land in Cambridgeshire.

  • AMERICAN EMBASSY REPRESENTATIVE OPENS NEW YOUTH HOSTEL: LIFE AT BURGAGE MANOR YOUTH HOSTEL, SOUTHWELL, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    AMERICAN EMBASSY REPRESENTATIVE OPENS NEW YOUTH HOSTEL: LIFE AT BURGAGE MANOR YOUTH HOSTEL, SOUTHWELL, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21339

    A general view of the opening ceremony of the Youth Hostel at Burgage Manor, Southwell. Sara Lamport of the American Embassy is just visible in the centre. A large American flag has been draped from the central window above the porch, and just below...

  • WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain) (Photographer) 1944-06-18

    TR 1920

    A German Tiger tank on its side in a ditch, north of Rome, and an American lorry in the background driving past, 18 June 1944.

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