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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

    P 847

    Welfare and Personnel Management: A doctor examins the hands of munitions workers.

  • 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.

  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS, 1940

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS, 1940

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

    HU 104542

    Female ambulance drivers knit and listen to a wireless while they await a call out to air raid incidents on 2 March 1940.

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM POSTER COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 6713

    The Second World War: "Gas Helmets For Infants Under 2 Years". Poster issued by Westminster City Council in August 1939.

  • 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

  • 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

    P 144

    Welfare and Personnel Management: Welfare officers, who offered legal, personal and financial advice to factory employees.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1942

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

    L 463

    A woman war worker uses a 'Do-All' Contour Sawing and Filing Machine to cut casings for hatch bolts in the 'smithy' of a marine engineering shop, somewhere in Britain. According to the original caption, this woman also "cuts...

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    P 243

    Women in Industry: Six women painters at work on a Ministry of Supply site, where houses were being built for arms workers.

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL AS PRIME MINISTER 1940-1945

    WINSTON CHURCHILL AS PRIME MINISTER 1940-1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYP 45063

    Winston Churchill: half length portrait.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: WOMEN'S FACTORY TRAINING, UK, 1941

    WAR INDUSTRY: WOMEN'S FACTORY TRAINING, UK, 1941

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

    L 39

    A portrait of 21 year old Margaret Woolford as she carries a large metal tube on her shoulder at a government training factory, possibly the Government Training Centre in Slough. She was previously a shop assistant, but is re-training so that she can...

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