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  • 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 Photo Division official photographer

    D 2587

    Some of the 175 children being monitored by the Ministry of Health during their evacuation from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of Devon. The photograph was taken on arrival at Brent Station.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

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

    D 2591

    A group of evacuees arrive at Brent station. About 175 children were evacuated at this time from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of Devon.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

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

    D 2597

    A group of young female evacuees carry their suitcases and gas masks as they are led along the platform upon arrival at Brent Station. The train on which they have just travelled is visible behind them. About 175 children were evacuated at this time...

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

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

    D 2593

    A group of evacuees from Bristol carry bags, suitcases and gas masks as they walk off the platform upon arrival at Brent station. About 175 children were evacuated at this time from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of Devon.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

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

    D 2595

    A female doctor examines a young boy for head lice in the corridor of a train as they travel from Bristol to Devon. A second boy smiles for the camera beside them. About 175 children were evacuated at this time from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of...

  • SHELL PRODUCTION ON BRITAIN'S HOME FRONT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    SHELL PRODUCTION ON BRITAIN'S HOME FRONT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    D 326

    A general view of a busy scene in the light shell machine shop of a British shell factory.

  • THE HOME OF SHAKESPEARE: LIFE IN STRATFORD-ON-AVON, ENGLAND, 1943

    THE HOME OF SHAKESPEARE: LIFE IN STRATFORD-ON-AVON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 16691

    A pleasant view of a near-empty street in Stratford-on-Avon, showing Stratford Grammar School on the left. A cyclist rides past the solitary parked car in the street.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940/1941

    BOMB DAMAGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940/1941

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

    D 4018

    Piles of rubble and timber are all that remains of this building on the corner of Grant Street in Birmingham, after an air raid, c 1940/1941.

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

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

    D 5891

    The Second World War: The civilian respirator. The threat of aerial bombardment and widespread use of gas was perceived particularly in Britain and was evidenced by the massive issue of gas masks to civilians at the time of the Munich crisis of 1938.

  • 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 official photographer

    D 21958

    The Women's Land Army (WLA): A group of happy Land Army girls in the back of an OHMS truck, Devon, England.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND C 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND C 1942

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

    D 5983

    A panoramic view of part of Liverpool, showing the damage caused by an air raid to the city.

  • THE LIBERATION OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS, MAY 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS, MAY 1945

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

    D 24597

    A house decorated with flags and banners saying "At long last liberty" in St Peter Port, Guernsey.

  • THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN CARDIFF, C 1943

    THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN CARDIFF, C 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Stone Richard

    D 15285

    The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor James Griffiths address the audience at the ceremonial opening of a new mosque in Butetown. The ceremony is taking place outside the mosque, which was built with the aid of the Colonial Office and the British...

  • POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND

    POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND

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

    D 22066

    Part of central Portsmouth around the town hall (clock tower in centre) tidied up in the years following the bombing of 1941. Wrecked buildings have been demolished and most of the rubble removed in preparation for reconstruction work to begin.

  • FIRE DESTRUCTION, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

    FIRE DESTRUCTION, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 4010

    A pile of rubble and timber is all that is left of this building on Small Brook Street, Birmingham, after it was destroyed by fire, c 1940.

  • POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH

    POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH

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

    D 21922

    City centre section of the model produced by the city architects as part of the City of Portsmouth Replanning Scheme. The model represents a proposal for the rebuild of the area destroyed during heavy German bombing raids on 10 January, 10 March and 21...

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, C 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, C 1942

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

    D 5984

    A panoramic view of the city of Liverpool, showing bomb damage received after an air raid. The Liver Building can be clearly seen just to the right of centre, and the River Mersey is just visible to the left of the photograph.

  • BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

    BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

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

    D 9425

    Men, women and children walk past the remains of houses on Whitehall Road in Birmingham, following a devastating air raid. Two salvage workers can be seen in the centre of the photograph, checking through the rubble and debris.

  • POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND

    POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND

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

    D 22064

    Part of central Portsmouth tidied up in the years following the bombing of 1941. Wrecked buildings have been demolished and most of the rubble removed in preparation for reconstruction work to begin.

  • BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

    BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

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

    D 9416

    People walk past a large bomb site on the corner of New Street in Birmingham, England. A large notice states that this 'important site' is to be reserved for the building of Grosvenor House, when conditions permit. Three members of the Women...

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