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  • VERA LYNN CHATS WITH TROOPS [Allocated Title]

    VERA LYNN CHATS WITH TROOPS [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: Indian Army Film Unit (Production company) 1944-05-14

    MWY 33

    Vera Lynn, the popular female vocalist known as 'The Forces Sweetheart', visits units of the 14th Army at Sylhet, a short distance from the Indian-Burmese border.

  • Wimpy at Dawn, Chaklala, December 1942

    Wimpy at Dawn, Chaklala, December 1942

    (art) Made by: Briton (?), P 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15370

    image: a British Vickers Wellington bomber, nicknamed 'Wimpy', silhouetted in black against a dawn sky. The sun is breaking over the horizon, with white clouds above.

  • BATTLE FOR MANDALAY - BOMBING OF FORT DUFFERIN AND GENERAL REES' INSPECTION [Allocated Title]

    BATTLE FOR MANDALAY - BOMBING OF FORT DUFFERIN AND GENERAL REES' INSPECTION [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: Hayat, A R (Production individual) 1945-03-20

    JIN 20

    In Mandalay, Burma's second city, the stronghold of Fort Dufferin is pounded by air attacks and after the fall of the fort, the divisional commander Major-General Rees makes a tour of inspection.

  • Havildar Gurbakhsh Singh IDSM MM

    Havildar Gurbakhsh Singh IDSM MM

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5616

    image: A half-length portrait of Gurbakhsh Singh in uniform. He wears a green turban and his Havildar rank stripes are visible on his upper right arm.

  • THANBYUZAYAT SWEAT CAMP: RELIEF AND EVACUATION OF ASIAN FORCED LABOURERS ON BURMA-SIAM RAILWAY [Allocated Title]

    THANBYUZAYAT SWEAT CAMP: RELIEF AND EVACUATION OF ASIAN FORCED LABOURERS ON BURMA-SIAM RAILWAY [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: War Office Directorate of Public Relations (Production sponsor) 1945-12-17

    JFU 492

    At Thanbyuzayat camp in Burma Asian forced labourers receive food, clothing and medical attention from the Civil Affairs Service (Burma) before being evacuated to Rangoon, and General Stopford makes a visit.

  • SURABAYA PATROL BY 17TH DOGRAS [Allocated Title]

    SURABAYA PATROL BY 17TH DOGRAS [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: War Office Directorate of Public Relations (Production sponsor) 1945-12-17

    JFU 493

    A section of infantry from 17th Dogra Machine Gun Battalion conduct a patrol of villages in the vicinity of Surabaya (Sourabaya/Soerabaja), Java, Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia).

  • Flag, Japanese soldier's personal 1941-1945

    Flag, Japanese soldier's personal 1941-1945

    (Equipment)

    FLA 5503

    Flags of this type ('Hokobukuro') were carried by many Japanese soldiers to enhance personal good luck and patriotic virtue. By tradition they were inscribed by friends, family and acquaintances, and often featured sentiments of good fortune,...

  • MEDICAL SERVICES IN INDIA, 1944

    MEDICAL SERVICES IN INDIA, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil (Photographer) 1944

    IB 1869

    A British sister instructs an Indian nurse how to adjust a doctor's mask at a first aid post in Calcutta, 1944.

  • THE WAR EFFORT IN INDIA, 1942

    THE WAR EFFORT IN INDIA, 1942

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit 1942

    IND 517

    Workers at an Indian railway workshop now employed in the construction of armoured vehicles, 1942.

  • THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST, 1944

    THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST, 1944

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1944

    CF 166

    Indian women labourers, engaged in airfield construction work, pass mechanics working on a Royal Air Force Consolidated Liberator bomber at a base in Bengal, 1944.

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