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  • WEST INDIAN VOLUNTEERS JOIN THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, C 1944

    WEST INDIAN VOLUNTEERS JOIN THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, C 1944

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

    D 21133

    The Right Honourable Colonel Oliver Stanley MC, MP (Secretary of State for the Colonies) and Air Marshal Sir Arthur Barratt, KCB, (Air Officer Commanding in Chief Technical Training Command) inspect new West Indian recruits to the RAF.

  • WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

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

    D 14965

    Broadwater Road in the industrial zone of Welwyn Garden City, showing how the idea of landscaping an area to create a pleasant environment was viewed as not just important for residential areas.

  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS DOG AT WORK IN POPLAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS DOG AT WORK IN POPLAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5953

    Rip the dog and ARP Warden Angelus visit an air raid shelter in Poplar, London, December 1941. Rip was very popular with the children in the shelter.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

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

    D 24945

    Group of exhibition panels stressing the importance of urban and rural planning in the relatively small geographical area that is the British Isles. One of the lead slogans states: 'Our elbow room is less...our need to plan is greater.'

  • I'D-UL-FITR CELEBRATIONS IN ENGLAND, 1941

    I'D-UL-FITR CELEBRATIONS IN ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5159

    Indian soldiers and sailors chat outside the Sir Salar Jung Memorial House, attached to Woking Mosque in Surrey, as part of I'd-Ul-Fitr celebrations.

  • 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.

  • BOMBS HIT LONDON STORES: AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    BOMBS HIT LONDON STORES: AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1096

    A wide view of the damage sustained by the Peter Robinson department store at Oxford Circus, following an air raid on London. Half of the front of the building has been destroyed and large mounds of rubble are piled outside.

  • 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.

  • THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

    THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 4016

    The photograph shows the audience, made up largely of children, in a large purpose-built shelter. They are seated around a pillar which is marked "Section 1A" and decorated with a Union Jack and bunting. Neither the projector nor the screen...

  • COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

    COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

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

    D 18091

    Men work to remove the tramlines in Broadgate and Trinity Street for salvage. In the background stands Holy Trinity Church, which survived the Blitz on Coventry thanks largely to the effors of the vicar, Canon Graham Clitheroe and his fire-fighting team...

  • 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.

  • 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 9417

    Men and women walk past 'Ye Olde Nelson' public house on the corner of Temple Row and Bull Street in Birmingham. The pub has been slightly damamged by an air raid that destroyed the buildings that once stood next to it on Temple Row.

  • REHABILITATION AT QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL, ROEHAMPTON, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1944

    REHABILITATION AT QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL, ROEHAMPTON, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 18156

    Six patients who have each lost a leg exercise with their crutches and a medicine ball in the gymnasium at Queen Mary's Hospital. In the background, their instructor and several other patients can be seen.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    D 20152

    American GIs and British Children: GI Sergeant, Bert Spence, teaching a British boy to play the all-American game of baseball.

  • 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.

  • 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 9424

    A Civil Defence worker walks along Whitehall Road in Birmingham following an air raid. Behind him can be seen the remains of houses that once lined the road.

  • GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

    GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

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

    D 25704

    Guardsmen laying the first courses of brick to form the foundations of a nissen hut style temporary house.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    D 19141

    Off Duty: Allied troops being given a tour of Oxford by a member of the English Speaking Union. Two parties pass in New College Lane.

  • DURHAM, ENGLAND IN WARTIME, C 1943

    DURHAM, ENGLAND IN WARTIME, C 1943

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

    D 15629

    A striking view of Durham Cathedral standing proud against the skyline of the city. The Castle is also visible to the left of the photograph.

  • DEVASTATION CAUSED BY A FLYING BOMB, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1944

    DEVASTATION CAUSED BY A FLYING BOMB, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 21215

    PC Frederick Godwin of Gipsy Hill Police Station supplies tea and sympathy to a now homeless man after a V1 attack that sadly killed his wife and destroyed his home. He returned from taking his dog (also pictured) for a walk to find a scene of...

  • WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

    WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5762

    Three West Indian Merchant Seaman are welcomed by the warden upon arrival at the hostel at 14-16 Lovaine Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

  • 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.

  • 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 8180

    A display showing the weekly food ration for an adult: bacon, egg, sugar, cheese, meat, tea, butter, margarine and lard on ration book, and prunes, rice and cornflakes on points ration book.

  • 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.

  • ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR 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 26720

    Italian prisoners of war attend a church service in a prisoner of war camp in Britain.

  • NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND IN WARTIME, C 1943

    NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND IN WARTIME, C 1943

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

    D 15659

    Men and women go about their daily business on this busy street in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Several vehicles can also be seen.

  • AIRCRAFT ENGINE PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, C 1943

    AIRCRAFT ENGINE PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, C 1943

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

    D 12099

    Men and women work on the manufacture of bolts, studs and pins from bar materials, used in the production of the Merlin engine, at a Rolls Royce factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • EXETER IN WARTIME, 1943

    EXETER IN WARTIME, 1943

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

    D 16649

    Signboards advertise the new locations of the shops that once stood on High Street, Exeter before their demolition following destroyed in the Blitz stand amongst the rubble that exists where the shops once stood. In the background, Exeter

  • WASTELAND RECLAIMED, HUNTINGDONSHIRE, ENGLAND, C 1942

    WASTELAND RECLAIMED, HUNTINGDONSHIRE, ENGLAND, C 1942

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

    D 9599

    Farmers use a five furrow plough-tractor to plough up reclaimed grassland overlooking the village of Spaldwick in Huntingdonshire. The land was previously thought to be agriculturally useless, but like so much other similar land, was requisitioned as...

  • COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

    COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

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

    D 18093

    A wide aerial view of the hollow, roofless shell of Coventry Cathedral showing how a path has been cleared through the rubble and debris inside the building. The walls and spire of the Cathedral still stand.

  • 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.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, JANUARY 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, JANUARY 1942

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

    D 6406

    A small mobile crane and lorry can be seen, working to clear up snow-covered debris around the Old Bailey in London. The photograph was taken from St Paul's churchyard.

  • SHOPPING IN WARTIME PLYMOUTH, 1943

    SHOPPING IN WARTIME PLYMOUTH, 1943

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

    D 16663

    Men and women shop at a stall and in corrugated iron sheds which have been erected in place of shops that were destroyed during an air raid. Amid the rubble, signs advertising the new locations of various shops state that B J Woodrow, Chemist and Arnold...

  • 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.

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN

    POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN

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

    D 14890

    Pullman Court flats, Streatham Hill, London

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN

    POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN

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

    D 14920

    Benchill shopping centre on the Wythenshawe Estate, Manchester

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION OF COVENTRY

    POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION OF COVENTRY

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

    D 15523

    Part of the model prepared to the plans of Donald Gibson (Coventry City Architect) for the post-war rebuilding of Coventry's bomb damaged city centre.

  • GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

    GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

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

    D 25706

    Sergeant Whyte looks on as a guardsman finishes off the brickwork to complete the first nissen hut style temporary house built by the Grenadier Guards at Windsor.

  • 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.

  • FIREFIGHTERS AT WORK IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

    FIREFIGHTERS AT WORK IN 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 4110

    Firefighters hose water through the glassless windows of the shell of a building on Small Brook Street, which was destroyed by fire after an air raid, c 1940. A pile of rubble and debris is clearly visible in the foreground.

  • ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

    ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 20387

    Staff at the Army Post Office 'somewhere in the Midlands' work on the card index of two million casualties that is maintained there. This index enabled letters for prisoners to be sent to the Red Cross for delivery, and enabled letters for...

  • 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 Photo Division official photographer

    D 8275

    Mining: Coal miners at the end of their shift. Strikes were prevalent in the mining industry during the Second World War. This situation was partly due to the legacy of the bitter strike of 1926 and also due to very low wages.

  • THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN

    THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN

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

    D 8455

    Members of the WLA help a farmer to plough reclaimed fenland in Cambridgeshire. The deep digger plough and International tractor being used are ploughing 15 inches deep.

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION OF COVENTRY

    POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION OF COVENTRY

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

    D 15518

    Part of the model prepared to the plans of Donald Gibson (Coventry City Architect) for the post-war rebuilding of Coventry's bomb damaged city centre.

  • 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...

  • EXAMPLES OF PRE-WAR BUILDING DESIGN USED AS MODELS FOR POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    EXAMPLES OF PRE-WAR BUILDING DESIGN USED AS MODELS FOR POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION

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

    D 14926

    Working class maisonettes in Gee Street, Birmingham

  • 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...

  • BOMB DAMAGE TO THE KENT AND SUSSEX HOSPITAL, TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT, ENGLAND c 1940

    BOMB DAMAGE TO THE KENT AND SUSSEX HOSPITAL, TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT, ENGLAND c 1940

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

    D 1064

    Salvage workers stand amongst the rubble of part of the Outpatients Department at the Kent and Sussex Hospital in Tunbridge Wells after a German air raid.

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