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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 17450

    Two Royal Marines preparing meat in the butchers shop of HMS DUKE OF YORK whilst she is in northern waters. This is one of the Marines' duties on board ship.

  • LIFE IN A BASEMENT AIR RAID SHELTER, SOUTH EAST LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LIFE IN A BASEMENT AIR RAID SHELTER, SOUTH EAST LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1623

    Tea and buns are supplied by local Air Raid Precautions (ARP) workers to fellow ARP workers and civilians in this basement shelter in South East London. The boy with the tray of mugs wears a steel helmet with the letter 'SP' indicating that he...

  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

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

    D 2960

    A Canadian soldier looks on as a woman and her children feed the pigeons in Trafalgar Square.

  • WOMEN'S LAND ARMY TRAINING, PROBABLY AT CANNINGTON FARM, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, C 1940

    WOMEN'S LAND ARMY TRAINING, PROBABLY AT CANNINGTON FARM, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 187

    A member of the Women's Land Army makes cheese, probably at the WLA training centre at Cannington, c 1940.

  • THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    D 4001

    The cook, Mrs Allen, seen here on the right, allows Mrs Dale of the Anglo-American Ambulance Unit to taste her cooking before mealtime. Other members of the Unit look on, including Miss Vivian Thomas at the rear and Miss Gladys Harper wearing a...

  • DIG FOR VICTORY: LIFE ON A WARTIME ALLOTMENT, ACTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, 1940

    DIG FOR VICTORY: LIFE ON A WARTIME ALLOTMENT, ACTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 477

    Amateur gardeners down tools for tea and sandwiches on an alloment in Acton, 1940.

  • GUY'S HOSPITAL: LIFE IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1941

    GUY'S HOSPITAL: LIFE IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2336

    A group of nurses at Guy's Hospital in London get cups of tea from the canteen, poured for them buy members of the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS). There are different types of nurses at work at Guy's, including VADs (Voluntary Aid...

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    D 1972

    A canteen run by the Women's Voluntary Service.

  • DAY NURSERY AT TOTTENHAM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    DAY NURSERY AT TOTTENHAM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 467

    A nurse displays a bottle of milk at a class as part of a wartime clinic for mothers held at the Park Lane Municipal Day Nursery in Tottenham. On the blackboard behind her, information about wartime cookery is displayed, including a suggested breakfast...

  • FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

    FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2038

    Sister Hurley helps Mary Doan with her lunch at Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey, February 1941.

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