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  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

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

    H 5745

    The Home Guard: The machine gun section of Amersham Company, 5th Buckinghamshire Battalion Home Guard pictured with their Vickers gun mounted in an army lorry.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

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

    H 1917

    Local Defence Volunteers: A sergeant instructor explaining the working of a rifle to two members of the Local Defence Volunteers at Bisley range.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

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

    H 4755

    The Home Guard: Men of the 5th Battalion (Doncaster) Home Guard rounding up an 'enemy' parachutist during training for assisting the Army in the event of an invasion.

  • THE HOME GUARD DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME GUARD DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 2722

    Members of the Home Guard stage an attack on an enemy 'tank' - in reality a corrugated iron mock-up - as they defend a concrete road barrier with petrol bombs, August 1940.

  • INVASION DEFENCES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    INVASION DEFENCES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

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

    H 1951

    Members of the Local Defence Volunteers (LDV) stand guard at a concrete road barricade at Findon, Sussex, 26 June 1940.

  • THE HOME GUARD DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME GUARD DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 2625

    Local Defence Volunteers (LDV) aim their rifles at a passing RAF aircraft from behind a sandbagged position, 30 July 1940.

  • THE HOME GUARD IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME GUARD IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 5839

    Two members of the Home Guard armed with a 'Tommy gun' and Bren light machine-gun, Dorking, Surrey, 1 December 1940.

  • 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 4757

    Men of the 5th (Doncaster) Battalion of the Home Guard under attack from an 'enemy dive-bomber' during a training exercise at Punch's Hotel, Bessacarr, Doncaster, 14 October 1940. The aircraft is an RAF Miles Magister trainer.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: THE HOME FRONT

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: THE HOME FRONT

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

    H 5842

    Two members of the Home Guard with a Vickers machine gun on a village green in Surrey. Originally known as the Local Defence Volunteers, the force was set up in 1940 as a precaution against enemy parachute landings behind the lines in the event of an...

  • brassard, British, Home Guard, General Post Office

    brassard, British, Home Guard, General Post Office

    (uniforms and insignia)

    INS 7999

    Second World War period British General Post Office (GPO) Home Guard armband. British Home Front associations.

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