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  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT, 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT, 1939 - 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer (Undefined) 1940-10-29

    H 5122

    The Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS): Using a Kine-Theodolite - an instrument which records on film the bursts of anti-aircraft shells - two ATS women check the accuracy of the firing at an AA Battery at Manorbier, 29 October 1940.

  • THE AMERICAN ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    THE AMERICAN ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    NYT 21628

    Women in the United States Forces in Britain: Hundreds of US nurses underwent a toughening up course in preparation for the opening of the second front, where their job would be to follow the troops of liberation and establish hospital units. Lieutenant...

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: United States Army Signal Corps photographer

    EA 10182

    Off Duty: At a Red Cross Club a GI and WAC (Women's Army Corps) are pictured standing in front of a counter bearing the notice: "GIs spend your Christmas at home with a British family".

  • 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 1942

    P 948

    Munitions production: Fuses being assembled in a die casting factory, 1942. This work was carried out almost exclusively by women.

  • 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 Photo Division Photographer 1941

    D 10547

    Women in Industry: Mrs Dart, a childminder in Bristol entertains six children in Bristol with a story book while their mothers work, 1941. Nurseries and childminders were vital if women were to take part in war work.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer (Undefined) 1942-06-01

    CH 5974

    Aircraft construction: The framework of a Vickers Wellington bomber being welded together by female workers at the Vickers-Armstrong factory in Chester, 1 June 1942.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    EN 75957

    GI Brides: The wartime wedding of Carl Mazzola, twenty year old boatswain's mate, second class, USNR from Detroit, Michigan, United States, to Julie Pope from Fulham, London, at a church in Kensington, London.

  • 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 1943

    P 1666

    The Wartime Workforce: A woman war worker with refugee status assembles voltmeters and ammeters in a converted showroom in the Paddington area of London, 1943.

  • 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

    D 6246

    Women in Industry: Part-time women workers, popularly known as the "Housewives Brigade" at a Royal Ordnance shell filling factory. They spent approximately four hours per day making fuses and wore a red, white and blue badge on their cap so...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer (Undefined) 1940-10-23

    H 4963

    Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspecting troops of the 1st Rifle Brigade (1st Polish Corps) based at St Andrews in Fife, Scotland, accompanied by his wife Clementine, who is wearing a Polish officer's great coat. On the right of the photograph...

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