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  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

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

    D 1568

    Elephant and Castle London Underground Station Shelter: People sleeping on the crowded platform of Elephant and Castle tube station while taking shelter from German air raids during the London Blitz.

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18772

    A group of British Army officers enjoy a chat and a cigarette in a railway compartment as they return to their units after a period of leave. One man tries to read as the others share a joke.

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18771

    A Lance Corporal of the Royal Engineers checks the tickets and passes of passengers in a compartment on a train travelling between London and Scotland. The initials 'MC' on his brassard stand for 'Movement Control'. The men pass the...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - CHANGE AT CREWE: LIFE AT CREWE RAILWAY STATION, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - CHANGE AT CREWE: LIFE AT CREWE RAILWAY STATION, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18509

    At 6am, a cleaner washes the brightly-tiled floor of the refreshment room at Crewe station, whilst servicemen and civilians buy tea and read the morning papers as they wait for their connecting train. A large sign behind the counter reminds customers to...

  • GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 22239

    Lieutenant Colonel Aguis, MC (centre right) and Mr W T Gould, JP (holding his hat in his hand), arrive at the entrance of the new George Cross Club for merchant seamen in Cardiff to take part in the opening ceremony. Lt Col Aguis is due to make the...

  • THE GERMAN ARMY ON THE EASTERN FRONT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE GERMAN ARMY ON THE EASTERN FRONT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "DAS HEER IM GROSSDEUTSCHEN FREIHEITSKAMPF" (photographs) Made by: Bauer

    COL 161

    Two dust covered German despatch riders relax with cigarettes by their Zundapp motorbike after delivering a despatch on the Eastern Front.

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15611

    Men, women and children are lined up along the fence beside Hogganfield Loch, Glasgow, to watch the boating on a sunny evening.

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18782

    A British Army Sergeant waits beside a mother and baby on a station platform, somewhere between London and Scotland. Behind them, a Nestle chocolate machine can be seen, providing snacks for the journey (chocolate is 1d per tablet) and to the right of...

  • THE LONDON UNDERGROUND AS AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    THE LONDON UNDERGROUND AS AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1677

    One of London's most popular shelters is that which is to be found in a section of the London underground system which has been converted by tearing up the tracks. The advertisements remain pasted on the wall. Hats and coats are hung on nails which...

  • CO-OPERATIVE YOUTH SUMMER SCHOOLS: EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT, CRAIG SCHOOL, WINDERMERE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    CO-OPERATIVE YOUTH SUMMER SCHOOLS: EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT, CRAIG SCHOOL, WINDERMERE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16193

    Young people attending the Co-Operative Union Summer School at Craig School, Lake Windermere, enjoy a spot of rowing on the lake. According to the original caption, one day in the week-long summer school was devoted to an outing across the lake,...

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