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  • HANDING OVER WVS WAR NURSERY, MANOR HOUSE, WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    HANDING OVER WVS WAR NURSERY, MANOR HOUSE, WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    D 2423

    Lady Iris Capel removes the American and British flags to unveil the plaque commemorating the handover of the nursery from America to the WVS and the Waifs and Strays Society. Looking on are Mr McCoy of the American Red Cross and Reverend John G Lister.

  • GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 22243

    Lieutenant Colonel Aguis, MC (standing centre) gives the opening speech at the opening ceremony of the George Cross Club for Maltese merchant seamen. Also seated at the top table are Alderman James Griffiths (former Lord Mayor of Cardiff and an ex-sea...

  • MTC GIRLS FOR AMERICA: WOMEN OF THE MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS AT WORK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    MTC GIRLS FOR AMERICA: WOMEN OF THE MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS AT WORK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 2531

    Mrs Pat Macleod slides out from under the ambulance she is repairing to smile for the camera. She is doing maintenance work on ambulance 8, which was presented by Elliott Nugent Esq. through the American Field Service. The depot is probably somewhere...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: PRODUCTION DRIVE EXHIBITION AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY RADWAY GREEN, ALSAGER, CHESHIRE, UK, 1943

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

    P 1292

    A huge banner flutters in the spring sunshine, suspended between two flagposts, outside ROF Radway Green, near Alsager, during the 'Radway Green Spring Attack', which took place between 5th and 24th April 1943. The banner encourages "100...

  • ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE PASSOVER: JEWISH TRADITIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, APRIL 1944

    ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE PASSOVER: JEWISH TRADITIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, APRIL 1944

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

    D 19334

    Service personnel sit at long trestle tables to enjoy their Passover meal in a large hall, somewhere near London. Men and women from all branches of the forces and from many different countries are clearly visible. High above their heads in the girders...

  • GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    GEORGE CROSS CLUB: REST AND RECREATION FOR MALTESE MERCHANT SEAMEN IN CARDIFF, WALES, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 22246

    A view of the exterior of the newly-opened George Cross Club for Maltese merchant seamen in Cardiff. It was built on a bomb site in Bute Street. Outside the entrance is a a sign which reads: 'George Cross Club Hostel and Club for Maltese Seamen...

  • THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

    THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 4016

    The photograph shows the audience, made up largely of children, in a large purpose-built shelter. They are seated around a pillar which is marked "Section 1A" and decorated with a Union Jack and bunting. Neither the projector nor the screen...

  • REHOUSING BRITAIN: THE GREAT CLEAR UP OPERATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1945

    REHOUSING BRITAIN: THE GREAT CLEAR UP OPERATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    D 24217

    Old Age Pensioner, Mr F. Medlock and his daughter Mrs T. Scott clear rubble from the front garden of their bomb damaged home, in preparation for the arrival of Gunner Scott home on leave from Holland. On their front window, which is boarded up, are the...