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  • 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.

  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN INDIA, 1942

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN INDIA, 1942

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

    IND 1492

    Parsi women taking a course of Air Raid Precaution (ARP) training at the Cusrow Baug Training School, Bombay. Stretchers bearers taking part in a demonstration, 1942.

  • WEST AFRICAN TROOPS IN INDIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST AFRICAN TROOPS IN INDIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    IND 2864

    Indian soldiers mingle with troops of the 81st West African Division after the latter had arrived in India for jungle training. The first African colonial troops to fight outside Africa, the 81st Division went on to Burma in December 1943.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MOSQUITO IN FLIGHT OVER BENGAL, MARCH 1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MOSQUITO IN FLIGHT OVER BENGAL, MARCH 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 2788

    De Havilland Mosquito PR XVI, NS787`M', of No 684 Squadron, Royal Air Force based at Alipore. The aircraft, piloted by Flight Lieutenant C G Andrews, a New Zealander, is carrying a 100-gallon auxiliary tank under each wing. The natural metal finish...

  • DELHI VICTORY WEEK PARADE

    DELHI VICTORY WEEK PARADE

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

    IND 5045

    Aerial view of contingents setting off on the Victory Parade in Delhi.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs)

    TR 842

    Portrait of the Viceroy of India, Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell at his desk.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs)

    TR 841

    Portrait of the Viceroy of India, Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell at his desk.

  • SCENES IN INDIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    SCENES IN INDIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    IB 1875

    An Indian nurse at an ARP First Aid Post in Calcutta.

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