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  • THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    P 233

    Factory workers ride on Valentine tanks as they leave a factory in Smethwick. A notice propped on the front of the tanks reads "All Help for Russia Now". The workers are holding a Union flag and a Russian flag and many have their fists raised...

  • THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    P 234

    Russian Ambassador Ivan Maisky addresses workers at a tank factory in Smethwick, during 'Tanks for Russia' week. A Valentine tank which has been produced at the factory can be seen behind him.

  • THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    P 231

    Factory workers ride on Valentine tanks as they leave a factory in Smethwick. The notice on the front of the tanks reads "Tanks for Russia Week. Every Second Counts!". Chalked on the side of the tank (on the left hand side of the photograph...

  • INDIAN SEAMEN ON RUSSIAN CONVOY: INJURED SEAMAN RECOVERS IN HOSPITAL, 1942

    INDIAN SEAMEN ON RUSSIAN CONVOY: INJURED SEAMAN RECOVERS IN HOSPITAL, 1942

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

    D 10966

    Indian seaman Mohamed Maberzok was injured when the Russian convoy in which he was sailing was attacked. He is now in hospital, undergoing a process of rehabilitation. Here he can be seen reading a letter.

  • THEY LEARN TO BE LUMBERJILLS: WOMEN'S LAND ARMY FORESTRY TRAINING, CULFORD, SUFFOLK, 1943

    THEY LEARN TO BE LUMBERJILLS: WOMEN'S LAND ARMY FORESTRY TRAINING, CULFORD, SUFFOLK, 1943

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

    D 14123

    Land Girls, some in uniform, some in mufti, dance with British soldiers at a dance in a large hall, near to their camp in Culford, Suffolk. The dance band plays and Union flags, and the flags of America and Russia decorate the walls above the musicians...

  • INDIAN SEAMEN ON RUSSIAN CONVOY: INJURED SEAMAN RECOVERS IN HOSPITAL, 1942

    INDIAN SEAMEN ON RUSSIAN CONVOY: INJURED SEAMAN RECOVERS IN HOSPITAL, 1942

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

    D 10965

    Zavier Fernandez is from Bombay and was injured when the Russian convoy in which he was sailing was attacked. He is now in hospital, undergoing a process of rehabilitation. Here we see him recovering the use of his fingers by working at strings on a...

  • HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS AT WHITEHALL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS AT WHITEHALL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4419

    Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, gives a speech to workers in Whitehall, London, 1941.

  • PROPAGANDA ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1941

    PROPAGANDA ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1941

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

    D 4372

    Two soldiers and a civilian woman look at one of two posters pasted onto a wall or fence encouraging citizens to support Russia. The posters feature an illustration of a Red Army soldier next to a silhouette of the British Isles with the words 'The...

  • Machine-Tools for Russia

    Machine-Tools for Russia

    (art) Made by: Ginner, Charles 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2809

    image: a view across a tool shop in an empty munitions factory.

  • EXHIBITION OF TOYS FOR RUSSIA, ST MARTIN'S SCHOOL OF ART, LONDON, 1942

    EXHIBITION OF TOYS FOR RUSSIA, ST MARTIN'S SCHOOL OF ART, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 9084

    Boys of Acton County School help to arrange the gifts of toys and games which are destined for children in Russia. Among them, Peter Veal (third from left) is holding a model of a battleship made from matchsticks. Many of the toys on display were the...

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