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  • 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 5799

    A gunner keeps watch at the 9.2 inch gun battery at Castle Priory, Tynemouth, England, manned by 508th Coastal Regiment, Royal Artillery. This operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940

  • 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 2695

    Gunners of 177 Heavy Battery, Royal Artillery, man an anti-aircraft Lewis gun at Fort Crosby near Liverpool, England, 1 August 1940. This operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940.

  • 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 2696

    ATS girls and gun crews of 177 Heavy Battery rush to 'take post' at Fort Crosby near Liverpool, England. This training operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940

  • 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 3096

    A 'fighting column' from the South Wales Borderers man their motorcycles which are parked in a suburban street in Bootle, Liverpool, England, 16 August 1940. This training operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened...

  • L.D.V. Look-out Post, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, 1940

    L.D.V. Look-out Post, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, 1940

    (art) Made by: Trivick, Henry Houghton 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6747

    image: a small wooden shed dug into an earthen bank surrounded by sandbags, which serves as a Land Defence Volunteers post. In the foreground is what appears to be a dummy machine gun mounted on a wooden post. There is a wood in the background.

  • CIVIL DEFENCE - BRITAIN'S WARTIME DEFENCES, 1940

    CIVIL DEFENCE - BRITAIN'S WARTIME DEFENCES, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 49250

    A signpost in Surrey being dismantled as part of a campaign to remove everything which may prove of value to the enemy, should invasion occur.

  • 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 1945

    A car negotiates a barricade comprising concrete blocks, on the road between Warnham and Horsham, Surrey, 26 June 1940.

  • BRITAIN'S WARTIME DEFENCES 1940

    BRITAIN'S WARTIME DEFENCES 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Agency photographer

    HU 81686

    Anti-invasion defences: digging tank traps on a golf course.

  • A Road Barricade in Northamptonshire

    A Road Barricade in Northamptonshire

    (art) Made by: Rothenstein, Michael 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1127

    image: a country road stretches off into the distance. In the ditch at the side of the road is a wrecked car entangled with some agricultural machinery and scrap metal.

  • INVASION DEFENCES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    INVASION DEFENCES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Saidman (Mr)

    H 1947

    A pillbox on the promenade on the sea front at Worthing, 26 June 1940. The pier can be seen in the background.

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