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  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 35379

    Construction in Britain: An early stage in the construction of a large concrete caisson, known as a Phoenix. The Phoenix units were fitted with flooding valves to allow sinking on site to form a breakwater.

  • 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 21973

    A sign on a beach, probably Slapton Sands, along Start Bay in Devon, reminds repair gangs and civilians that the beach is still dangerous following training exercises carried out in preparation for the D-Day Landings. The notice reads "Danger....

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-1945

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-1945

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

    H 38510

    Churchill Mk IV tanks in storage on the Winchester by-pass in Hampshire, in readiness for the invasion of Europe, 16 May 1944.

  • 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 21992

    US Army camp beds are stacked in piles in the yard of a hotel, probably The Torcross Hotel at Torcross on Slapton Sands, whilst members of the Civil Defence Mobile Reserve arrive in their van to assess the damage to houses in the background. The area...

  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 38675

    Off Selsey, on the south coast of England, completed caissons parked awaiting D Day.

  • 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 21956

    A road in the village of Strete, Devon, showing the damage caused during training exercises in preparation for the D-Day Landings. The windows of the house on the left have no glass, and the buildings on the right, including the old Women's...

  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 39295

    Construction in Britain: A section of the floating causeway parked awaiting D Day.

  • OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944

    OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: US official photographer 1944-06-05

    NYT 27247

    The Final Embarkation: British civilians, Annie Bagg with her parents, Soloman and Eliza Bagg, hanging out washing and tending their garden in Hill Road, Southampton, while, behind them, parked in Rockleigh Road, an American field howitzer unit waits...

  • THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

    THE MULBERRY HARBOUR

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

    H 36496

    Construction in Britain: Completed Phoenix breakwater units at London docks.

  • 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 21986

    The Torcross Hotel at Torcross on Slapton Sands in Devon stands empty and windowless, its facade pockmarked by naval shelling, following training exercises carried out in the area in preparation for the D-Day Landings. The original caption states that...

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