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  • FREE FRENCH FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    FREE FRENCH FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 3277

    HM King George VI and General de Gaulle at Cove, near Aldershot, inspecting the Free French forces, who had only just escaped the German advance into France.

  • THE FREE FRENCH DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE FREE FRENCH DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    H 31461

    General Henri Giraud, joint President (with De Gaulle) of the Committee of National Liberation in 1943, with Lieutenant General A E Grossett arriving in England.

  • THE SEVEN SEAS CLUB: LIFE AT THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 1943

    THE SEVEN SEAS CLUB: LIFE AT THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 1943

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

    D 13929

    Men staying at the Seven Seas Club in Edinburgh enjoy a sing-song in one of the bedrooms. Here we see Teaka Makario Bou, a Fighting French sailor from Tahiti playing his guitar for Vernon Zocchi from California and Igitar Nalard from Norway.

  • THE SEVEN SEAS CLUB: LIFE AT THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 1943

    THE SEVEN SEAS CLUB: LIFE AT THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 1943

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

    D 13928

    American seaman J C Winaski from Connecticut (left) shakes hands with Teaka Makario Bou, a Fighting French sailor from French Tahiti at the bar of the Seven Seas Club in Edinburgh. Andrew Jacobsen, from Norway, stands between them.

  • ALLIED SOLDIERS LIKE LONDON AND LONDON LIKES THEM: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1940

    ALLIED SOLDIERS LIKE LONDON AND LONDON LIKES THEM: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1722

    Free French soldiers and sailors buy a copy of the 'France' newspaper from a newsagent somewhere in London in 1940. This newspaper enabled French troops in Britain to read about the war in their own language.

  • SECOND WORLD WAR PERSONALITIES: CHARLES DE GAULLE

    SECOND WORLD WAR PERSONALITIES: CHARLES DE GAULLE

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

    D 1966

    A portrait of Charles de Gaulle seated at his desk, probably in his office in London, c 1940.

  • ALLIED SOLDIERS LIKE LONDON AND LONDON LIKES THEM: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1940

    ALLIED SOLDIERS LIKE LONDON AND LONDON LIKES THEM: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1724

    A policeman gives directions to Free French soldiers and sailors, somewhere in London in 1940. In the background a London Underground subway sign is just visible, and a car is parked alongside the troops.

  • ALLIED SOLDIERS LIKE LONDON AND LONDON LIKES THEM: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1940

    ALLIED SOLDIERS LIKE LONDON AND LONDON LIKES THEM: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1725

    Free French soldiers and sailors enjoy a pint of beer in a London pub, 1940. A young woman serves them their drinks.

  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943

    INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943

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

    D 15273

    Tony Hoye from London (second from left, wearing a checked shirt) celebrates his birthday with a chocolate cake, at Pauntley Court in Gloucestershire. He is surrounded by his friends, fellow London evacuees and refugees from France and Belgium, as he...

  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943

    INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943

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

    D 15271

    Belgian and French refugee children queue up to play on the slide at Pauntley Court in Gloucestershire. Sliding down is Lucienne Clause from Malonne in Belgium, whilst Claude Bernard and Nanette Wassertheil, both also from Belgium, wait their turn...

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