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  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7919

    Walking wounded cases are helped out of ambulance cars and guided across the playground of the school which is serving as a First Aid Post, following the incident. The school is Mary Boon School, on the corner of Earsby Street and Bishop King's...

  • US RANGER GOES TO BRITISH BATTLE SCHOOL: AMERICANS TRAIN FOR BATTLE IN THE UK, 1943

    US RANGER GOES TO BRITISH BATTLE SCHOOL: AMERICANS TRAIN FOR BATTLE IN THE UK, 1943

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

    D 13653

    Corporal Harold Clausen of the United States Army and his colleagues negotiate a railway line as part of their training at this battle school, somewhere in Britain. Smoke is used to provide cover as they cross the tracks.

  • 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 285

    As part of their training at a colliery near Canterbury, 'Bevin Boys' throw pit props onto piles during a Physical Training lesson with their ex-army instructor Alex Hamilton. According to the original caption "PT is specialised; is...

  • BELGIAN AIR TRAINING SCHOOL IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AT SNAILWELL, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BELGIAN AIR TRAINING SCHOOL IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AT SNAILWELL, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25507

    Belgian trainees at work on a Hercules engine at the Belgian Air Training School at Snailwell.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-45

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-45

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

    H 12425

    The townspeople of Worthing in Sussex watch with interest as the Home Guard resist an 'attack' on the pier by regular troops supported by a Universal carrier, 3 August 1941.

  • GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BELGIUM

    GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BELGIUM

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

    BU 12332

    A German prisoner of war is given instruction in vehicle repair by a British sergeant in a repair shop adjoining a prisoner of war camp near Brussels where German labour is used to service British military vehicles.

  • BELGIAN SAILORS AT A SKEGNESS TRAINING CAMP: BELGIAN NAVAL TRAINING AT BUTLIN'S, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BELGIAN SAILORS AT A SKEGNESS TRAINING CAMP: BELGIAN NAVAL TRAINING AT BUTLIN'S, SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24888

    A group of new recruits take part in a boat drill at HMS ROYAL ARTHUR, Skegness. Half of the group remain on the poolside, whilst the other group are in the boat, oars raised. Before the war, this training establishment was a Butlin's holiday camp.

  • BELGIAN AIR TRAINING SCHOOL IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AT SNAILWELL, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BELGIAN AIR TRAINING SCHOOL IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AT SNAILWELL, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25504

    A pupil and instructor sit in a dual-control Tiger Moth aircraft at the Belgian Air Training School at Snailwell, near Newmarket. A large number 10 is painted on the side of the aircraft, near the nose.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

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

    H 483

    Troops of the 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders aim a Bren gun at an imaginary aircraft from the back of a 15 cwt truck while on an exercise, 1939.

  • BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

    BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    D 8823

    24 year old Anne Keys reverses a tractor out of a shed during her training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture. She is checking over her shoulder to make sure that all is well as she parks. Before the war, Anne was assistant forewoman in a boot...

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