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Miss Winifred Ashford, Mrs Pat Macleod and a helper from the Pioneer Corps shut up the mobile canteen after supplying refreshments to men of the Pioneer Corps who have been clearing up bomb damage. Behind the canteen, the damaged houses can be clearly...
Mrs Pat Macleod accepts a cigarette from a member of the Pioneer Corps as she and Miss Winifred Ashford enjoy a cup of tea, somewhere in London. They are resting on a large pile of rubble. Behind them, more rubble and timbers can be seen, and also...
Civil Defence rescue workers search for survivors under a huge pile of rubble and timbers following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood, as men of the Pioneer Corps awaiting instructions on where to dig, look on. In...
Civil Defence rescue workers search for survivors in a cavity under a huge pile of rubble and timbers following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. In the background, a group of Pioneer Corps men can be seen, awaiting...
Civil Defence rescue workers search for survivors under a huge pile of rubble and timbers following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. In the background, an ambulance of the American Ambulance Great Britain, several...
part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer
Men of the Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps (AMPC) search buildings demolished by bombing in Fore Street in the City of London, 3 January 1941.
A group of Pioneer Corps enjoy tea and buns, bought from the WVS canteen on a cleared bomb-site, somewhere in London, 1941. This site had just been cleared by these men. A row of men can be seen drinking tea whilst sitting on the pile of planks and...
At 11:30am, a queue of hungry Pioneer Corps men forms at the WVS canteen. These men have been helping to clear away debris and rubble caused by an air raid in this area of London and are now waiting to buy their lunchtime snack.
It is now 11am and members of the Pioneer Corps help WVS ladies unload trays of buns and pies from the WVS canteen, somewhere in London, 1941. The Pioneer Corps have been helping to clear up the rubble and debris caused by an air raid in this area.
Patience 'Boo' Brand, a WVS volunteer, stands on the 'wrong' side of the counter of the WVS canteen amongst a group of thirsty Pioneer Corps. She is receiving a cup of tea from a WVS colleague inside the canteen and is just about to...