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  • V1 FLYING BOMB ATTACKS ON LONDON

    V1 FLYING BOMB ATTACKS ON LONDON

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM STILLS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Crown Film Unit

    [MOI] FLM 2000

    A view over the rooftops of London captured on cine film as a V1 flying bomb explodes close to Westminster in London. Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament can be seen on the right.

  • 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 39807

    3.7-inch anti-aircraft guns emplaced on the promenade of a South Coast resort, 6 August 1944.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 2160

    A barrage balloon of Balloon Command attached to a winching lorry and anchored to the ground near Biggin Hill, Kent. In the background a number of airborne balloons are visible. Large numbers of barrage balloons were located across the south-eastern...

  • DAMAGE CAUSED BY V2 ROCKET ATTACKS IN BRITAIN, 1945

    DAMAGE CAUSED BY V2 ROCKET ATTACKS IN BRITAIN, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) 1945-03-27

    HU 88803

    Ruined flats in Limehouse, East London. Hughes Mansions, Vallance Road, following the explosion of the last German V2 rocket to fall on London, 27 March 1945.

  • Anti-aircraft Fire meeting Flying-bombs as they cross the Coast Defences, Dymchurch, July 1944

    Anti-aircraft Fire meeting Flying-bombs as they cross the Coast Defences, Dymchurch, July 1944

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4285

    image: View along the defended beach at Dymchurch with puffs of anti-aircraft fire in the sky and the fleeting shape of a flying-bomb in upper right corner

  • A Flying-bomb Brought Down on Romney Marshes : propulsion unit in the foreground

    A Flying-bomb Brought Down on Romney Marshes : propulsion unit in the foreground

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4286

    image: a view across Romney Marshes with a small farm in the distance and a narrow path running along the left side of the image. In the foreground the propulsion unit of a flying bomb lies in a crater in a field.

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21214

    Women of the American Ambulance Great Britain talk to an elderly man next to the pile of rubble which was once his home, following a devastating V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. This man had been for a walk as his...

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21241

    A vicar who has been helping with the rescue effort following a devastating V1 attack on the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood, pauses in his work to smoke a cigarette and chat to one of his parishioners. The vicar is wearing overalls...

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21208

    Civil Defence rescue workers stand on piles of rubble as they try to dig survivors out of collapsed buildings following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Norwood, London, SE19. In the background, half-destroyed houses can also be...

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21233

    A fireman of the National Fire Service prepares to lift equipment from a truck following a V1 attack in the Highland Road and Lunham Road area of Upper Norwood. An NFS trailer pump can be seen in the foreground, standing ready should it be required. In...

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