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  • SERVICEMEN'S LINER - THE BRITISH TROOPSHIP "GEORGIC": ARMY TRANSPORT, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c JULY 1945

    SERVICEMEN'S LINER - THE BRITISH TROOPSHIP "GEORGIC": ARMY TRANSPORT, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c JULY 1945

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

    D 25624

    Troops carry heavy kitbags on their shoulders as they climb aboard the troopship SS GEORGIC at the Princes Landing Stage at Liverpool. They are boarding the ship via a 'Mersey Docks and Harbour Board' gangway.

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1943-09-10

    A 19213

    A quarter view of the Polish cruiser ORP Dragon (Dragoon) off Liverpool, 10 September 1943.

  • Hobson, George Leonard (Oral history)

    Hobson, George Leonard (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1996-10-01

    16853

    British civilian in Liverpool GB, 1940-1941; private served with 2nd Bn King's Liverpool Regt in Greece, Libya and Cyprus, 1946-1947; served with 1st Bn Royal Ulster Rifles, 29th British Infantry Bde in Korea, 1950-1951; POW in North Korea, 1951-1953

  • Hogg, James (Oral history)

    Hogg, James (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 2002-01-21

    22584

    British NCO served with 115 and 13 Light Anti-Aircraft Regts, Royal Artillery in GB, North Africa and Italy, 1941-1945

  • WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

    WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

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

    P 2470

    Two war workers carry boxes of ammunition up the steps from the underground factory on the Wirral in which they were produced.

  • Bushell, William Ernest “Bill” (Oral history)

    Bushell, William Ernest “Bill” (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2007

    30024

    British gunner served with 236 Bty 59th (4th West Lancs) Medium Regt Royal Artillery in GB, 1934-1940; private served with Royal Army Service Corps in GB, 1940; served with 1st Armoured Division Coy Royal Army Service Corps in France, GB and North Africa...

  • Tremble, John Robert (Oral history)

    Tremble, John Robert (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1992-08-25

    12724

    British civilian in Liverpool, GB, 1939-1941; aircraftman served as driver/mechanic in GB, Iraq and Iran, 1941-1942; served on ground duties with 601 Sqdn, RAF in North Africa and Italy, 1942-1945; served with 244 Wing, RAF in Palestine, 1945-1946

  • Feuerheerd, Anita 'Maxie (Oral history)

    Feuerheerd, Anita 'Maxie (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1984

    8701

    British civilian in Germany and Holland, 1934-1940; interned at Schoorl camp, Holland, and Liebenau camp, Germany, 1940-1944; worked for the Dutch Relief Force in GB, Belgium and Holland, 1944-1945, and as interpreter and translator with the Allied...

  • Webber, Alfred John (Oral history)

    Webber, Alfred John (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 2000-03-30

    20267

    British NCO served with 3rd Bn Royal Marines in GB, 1940-1943; served with 44 Commando, Royal Marines in India, Ceylon and Arakan, Burma, 1944-1945

  • Kelbrick, William James (Oral history)

    Kelbrick, William James (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1997-12-23

    17729

    British civilian in Liverpool, GB, 1940-1941; NCO served as air gunner with 50 Sqdn, 5 Group, RAF in GB, 7/1943-2/1944; involved in identifying bodies of RAF aircrew in Germany, 1945

  • Langford, Frederick William 'Sam' (Oral history)

    Langford, Frederick William 'Sam' (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1994-05-31

    14143

    British signalman served aboard HMS Burnham in Atlantic, 1940-1944; Yeoman of signals served with Naval Party, Nuto 2 in Normandy, 6/1944-9/1944

  • THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

    THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

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

    D 7302

    Wren Unknown enjoys a relaxing swing in a big tree near to HMS EAGLET, as another Wren push the swing higher. A tennis racket can be seen at the base of the tree, indicating that sport is clearly important to these women when off duty.

  • Thompson, Thomas (Oral history)

    Thompson, Thomas (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1992-08-04

    12711

    British private trained with Durham Light Infantry Depot in GB, 1940; served with 1st Bn Durham Light Infantry in North Africa and Syria, 1940-1941; private and NCO served with 9th Bn Durham Light Infantry in North Africa, Italy, GB and North West Europe...

  • 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 27377

    HM Submarine SPUR leaving the Cammel Laird shipyard on her acceptance trials, River Mersey, Liverpool.

  • THE US ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1917-1918

    THE US ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1917-1918

    part of "AMERICAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: US official photographer 1918-08-14

    Q 69062

    Soldiers of the 316th Field Artillery Regiment (81st Division) boarding a train at Knotty Ash Depot near Liverpool en route for Southampton and France, 14 August 1918.

  • Thompson, Arthur (Oral history)

    Thompson, Arthur (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1993-09-13

    13370

    British private served with 8th Bn East Yorkshire Regt in GB, 1940-1942; NCO served with 16 Platoon, D Coy, 2nd Bn East Yorkshire Regt in GB and Normandy, 1942-1944

  • Baruch, Ury Bernard Helmut (Oral history)

    Baruch, Ury Bernard Helmut (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1996-02-10

    16440

    German Jewish student at Liverpool University, Liverpool, GB, 1938- 1940; internee in Huyton Internment Camp in GB, 1940; internee in Camps Q and N, Canada, 1940-1941; medical student at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, 1942- 1945

  • Hodge, John Albert (Oral history)

    Hodge, John Albert (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2001-10

    22384

    British rating served aboard HMS Manxman in Mediterranean, South Atlantic and Indian Ocean, 1940-1942. Sunk aboard HMS Manxman, 1/12/1942. Served as gunner yeoman aboard HMS Bullen in North Atlantic and North West Approaches, 1942-1944. Sunk aboard HMS...

  • SS Lackawanna

    SS Lackawanna

    (art) Made by: Douglas, Sholto J 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1041

    image: A view of the dazzle painted ship SS Lackawanna moored at a quayside, shown port side on. Several dock workers are visible on the quayside.

  • Hargreaves, Thornton (Oral history)

    Hargreaves, Thornton (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2004-03

    26842

    British doctor served aboard HMS Redmill, 42nd Escort Group in Atlantic and Arctic, 1943-1945

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