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  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    D 13554

    Production Drives and Posters: A poster on display during the Second World War: 'Opportunities now in local factory for married women to volunteer to fill millions of shells needed to win the war. Full details at Employment Exchange'.

  • THE BELGIAN GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE BELGIAN GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 37681

    The Belgian Prime Minister Monsieur Hubert Pierlot and Major General R G Sturges CB DSO, stand to attention while the Royal Salute is played during M Pierlot's visit to the Special Services at Group HQ.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE PARACHUTE PACKERS AT AN RAF GLIDER STATION IN BRITAIN, MAY 1944

    ROYAL AIR FORCE PARACHUTE PACKERS AT AN RAF GLIDER STATION IN BRITAIN, MAY 1944

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

    TR 1782

    Royal Air Force parachute packers on an RAF glider station folding coloured parachutes for use by airborne troops during the Normandy invasion.

  • BEEKEEPING IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    BEEKEEPING IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    TR 2030

    Two beekeepers with a beehive containing two brood chambers and three honey chambers.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    E(MOS) 300

    Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA): ATA woman flying instructor, Miss J Broad, with a male pupil in an Oxford training aircraft.

  • FROM MEDALS TO STEN GUNS: MUNITIONS PRODUCTION, BRITAIN, 1942

    FROM MEDALS TO STEN GUNS: MUNITIONS PRODUCTION, BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 10487

    Two smiling workers at a small factory compare a large sports trophy with a Sten gun. This factory had previously produced medals, commemorative plaques and trophies, but has been turned over to Sten production during the war.

  • PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

    PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 10900

    Two Canadians who are serving in the RAF help to collect the sugar beet harvest by hand and load it into a waiting truck. According to the original caption: "They are sons of farmers away in Canada and are particularly interested in our...

  • PERSIAN AIRMEN TRAIN IN BRITAIN, 1944

    PERSIAN AIRMEN TRAIN IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    D 20763

    A group of Persian airmen who are training in Britain talk to officers of the Royal Air Force in the airfield mess, somewhere in the UK. Some appear to be looking at maps.

  • OLD RAGS INTO NEW CLOTH: SALVAGE IN BRITAIN, APRIL 1942

    OLD RAGS INTO NEW CLOTH: SALVAGE IN BRITAIN, APRIL 1942

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

    D 7463

    A mill worker supervises the facing machine at this textile mill, somewhere in Britain. The facing machine brushes a light pile onto the material, which in this case, is lady's Utility checked material, which has been made from 75 year old...

  • STEN GUN PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STEN GUN PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    TR 641

    Mrs Lusby, a part-time worker at a small workshop, levelling off and making the firing pin during the first stages of breech block production.

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