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  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: HANDLEY PAGE HP.57 HALIFAX.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: HANDLEY PAGE HP.57 HALIFAX.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP)

    ATP 10962C

    Halifax B Mark V Series 1, DG235, awaiting delivery at Speke, Liverpool, following assembly by Rootes Securities Ltd. DG235 survived the war, after serving with No. 408 Squadron RCAF on two occasions, and also with Nos. 1659 and 1667 Heavy Conversion...

  • 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 2466

    A portrait of a woman war worker as she operates a machine producing 20mm cannon shells at an underground factory on the Wirral.

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945:LOCKHEED V-146 VENTURA.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945:LOCKHEED V-146 VENTURA.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP)

    ATP 12209F

    Ventura GR Mark V, FN957, on the ground at the Lockheed reassembly plant at Speke Airport, Liverpool. Following service with the Telecommunications Flying Unit and the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, FN957 was assigned to the South...

  • HMS ULYSSES

    HMS ULYSSES

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE FOXHILL COLLECTION OF SHIP PHOTOGRAPHS" (photographs) Made by: Stewart Bale Ltd, Liverpool

    FL 9289

    Underway at Liverpool

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN RAF SERVICE 1939-1945: LOCKHEED V-146 VENTURA.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN RAF SERVICE 1939-1945: LOCKHEED V-146 VENTURA.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP)

    ATP 10835B

    Ventura Mark I, AE762, on the ground at Speke Airport, Liverpool, after undergoing post-delivery checks and modifications at the Lockheed reassembly plant. The airport terminal building, partially obliterated by the censor, is visible behind the...

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: NORTH AMERICAN NA 73 & NA 102 MUSTANG.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: NORTH AMERICAN NA 73 & NA 102 MUSTANG.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    ATP 10680C

    Mustang Mark I, AG346, on the ground at Speke Airport, Liverpool, following erection at the Lockheed facility. This aircraft served with Nos. 225, 63 and 26 Squadrons RAF, and then with No. 41 Operational Training Unit. In 1944, AG346 returned to...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: CITY OF LIVERPOOL CENTRAL REHOUSING SCHEME

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: CITY OF LIVERPOOL CENTRAL REHOUSING SCHEME

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) T 4099

    Two plans of the area designated for the central rehousing scheme. The first shows the area as it existed in 1938 and indicates the route of a new road and properties to be retained, whilst the second illustrates the layout of the proposed rehousing...

  • HMSM STOIC

    HMSM STOIC

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE FOXHILL COLLECTION OF SHIP PHOTOGRAPHS" (photographs) Made by: Stewart Bale Ltd, Liverpool

    FL 5819

    Underway on completion at Liverpool.

  • LCE. 827

    LCE. 827

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE FOXHILL COLLECTION OF SHIP PHOTOGRAPHS" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    FL 5973

    Underway in the Albert Dock, Liverpool.

  • AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "LIVERPOOL CONSTABULARY" (photographs)

    MH 685

    An aircraft being transported on a low-loader through the streets of Liverpool.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-45

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 21135

    Home Guard soldiers load an anti-aircraft rocket at a 'Z' Battery on Merseyside, 6 July 1942.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 2695

    Gunners of 177 Heavy Battery, Royal Artillery, man an anti-aircraft Lewis gun at Fort Crosby near Liverpool, England, 1 August 1940. This operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 2696

    ATS girls and gun crews of 177 Heavy Battery rush to 'take post' at Fort Crosby near Liverpool, England. This training operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940

  • HMS INVINCIBLE 1980 - 2000

    HMS INVINCIBLE 1980 - 2000

    part of "SURFACE FLOTILLA PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT (SFPU) ARCHIVE: HMS INVINCIBLE (1977 - 2005)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    SFPU-N-CO-2000-205-18

    HMS INVINCIBLE visits Liverpool during a series of visits to British ports on her return to service following eight months in dry dock for refit. The Liver Building is in the background

  • BRITISH TANKS 1939-45

    BRITISH TANKS 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 14786

    Matilda tanks being loaded onto ships at Liverpool docks for shipment to the Soviet Union, 17 October 1941.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 87916

    Air raid damage: Liverpool

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    TR 2667

    The War Effort: Women working on 20mm cannon shells in an underground munitions factory in Liverpool, which also produced .303 rifle bullets for the Ministry of Supply.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-45

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 21141

    Anti-aircraft rocket or 'Z' Battery manned by the Home Guard on Merseyside, 6 July 1942.

  • 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.

  • 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 2467

    A portrait of a woman war worker as she operates a machine producing 20mm cannon shells at an underground factory on the Wirral.

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: LOCKHEED MODEL 12A.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: LOCKHEED MODEL 12A.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP)

    ATP 10832C

    Lockheed 12A, LA619, on the ground at Speke Airport, Liverpool, following erection at the Lockheed reassembly plant. The aircraft subsequently served with No. 24 Squadron RAF at Hendon, Middlesex.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 2622

    Troops of the 5th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, shelter behind a Matilda II tank of 42nd Royal Tank Regiment during manoeuvres at Knowsley Park, Prescot, near Liverpool, 30 July 1940. A Vickers Medium tank can be seen in the...

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    TR 2665

    The War Effort: In an underground munitions factory at Liverpool, the Pressing Bay Forewoman, Mrs M Porter, gives out shell caps for pressing.

  • AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY IN ENGLAND, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY IN ENGLAND, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    V 51

    A young girl eats an American cheese sandwich at an emergency feeding centre in Liverpool.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 2692

    A 4 inch gun of 177 Heavy Battery, Royal Artillery, being fired at Fort Crosby near Liverpool, England, 1 August 1940. This training operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940.

  • 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 2469

    A general view of the 'lounge' at a underground factory on the Wirral, showing munitions workers relaxing with a cigarette and a cup of tea or Horlicks. A game of darts is on progress in the background.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 2530

    Matilda II and Vickers Medium tanks of the Royal Tank Regiment, on exercise in Knowsley Park, Prescot, near Liverpool, 25 July 1940.

  • THE ZEEBRUGGE RAID, 22-23 APRIL 1918

    THE ZEEBRUGGE RAID, 22-23 APRIL 1918

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) 1918

    Q 55564

    HMS IRIS II on her return to Liverpool following the Zeebrugge Raid.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 2529

    Matilda II and Light Mk VI tanks of the Royal Tank Regiment on exercise in Knowsley Park, Prescot, near Liverpool, England, 25 July 1940. This training operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940.

  • 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 2468

    A general view of women at work on machines to produce 20mm cannon shells in an underground factory at New Brighton, on the Wirral.

  • Private Papers of R A Graydon

    Private Papers of R A Graydon

    (private papers) Made by: Graydon, R A 1944

    Documents.2996

    Catalogue date 1994-12-21

  • FEEDING A NATION [Main Title]

    FEEDING A NATION [Main Title]

    (film) Made by: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor) 1918-03

    IWM 548

    Spanish language version of a British official film showing the export of meat and sugar from round the world to Britain, and production of fish and bread in the British Isles, early 1918.

  • THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 13420

    A group of Wrens, in Liverpool, make toys from scraps of old clothing as Christmas gifts to the children of local sailors.

  • Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service : syringing the ear of a WRNS rating

    Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service : syringing the ear of a WRNS rating

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4498

    image: a Wren rating sitting side on with a cape tied round her neck and supporting a small dish on her left shoulder, is having her ear syringed by a QARNNS nurse, who stands next to her with the syringe in her ear. Another Wren looks on, sitting...

  • THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 15161

    Section of a pom-pom gun being reassembled by two qualified Ordnance Wrens at Liverpool.

  • 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 9891

    Women's Royal Naval Service: With several Wrens stood around it, the "Table" laid out on the floor for a class at the Western Approaches Tactical School, Derby House, Liverpool. Here naval officers are taught the strategy of anti-U-Boat...

  • 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 28353

    The group plot with main plot in the background in the operations room, Derby House, Liverpool, three Wrens can be seen at work. All escort groups and the areas they cover are shown here. It was in this room that the Battle of the Atlantic was planned...

  • WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LIVERPOOL, 1944

    WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LIVERPOOL, 1944

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

    A 26847

    The final of the Women's Royal Naval Service netball competition in progress in Liverpool.

  • 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 28036

    The Women's Royal Naval Service: HM Queen Elizabeth meeting 1st Officer Jean Davies, MBE, of Liverpool, when inspecting the WRNS Guard of Honour outside Derby House, Liverpool one of the Western Approaches establishments. With Her Majesty is Chief...

  • HMS Wildgoose and HMS Starling

    HMS Wildgoose and HMS Starling

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3878

    image: two sloops moored side by side. A lone figure stands on the deck of the ship on the left, while a small group of officers gather on the quay side.

  • U-BOAT WARFARE 1939-1945

    U-BOAT WARFARE 1939-1945

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

    A 28677

    Axis Forces: U 532, a Type IXC submarine converted for carrying cargoes of essential war supplies from Japan to Germany. Photographed entering Gladstone Dock, Liverpool after being captured by the Royal Navy.

  • Imperial War Museum

    Imperial War Museum

    (posters) Made by: Wadsworth, Edward Alexander (Undefined) 1936

    Art.IWM PST 4624

    image: A dazzle painted ship in dry dock, the bottom being painted in red lead by four painters. Two other dazzled ships lie at dock in the background. text: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM. OPEN EVERY DAY. WEEKDAYS 10 to 6 SUNDAYS 2 to 6. ADMISSION FREE. NEAREST...

  • Private Papers of W Bratley

    Private Papers of W Bratley

    (private papers) Made by: Bratley, Walter

    Documents.1641

    Catalogue date 1987-09

  • WAR OFFICE OFFICIAL TOPICAL BUDGET 359-2 (French version, fragment 1) [Main Title]

    WAR OFFICE OFFICIAL TOPICAL BUDGET 359-2 (French version, fragment 1) [Main Title]

    (film) Made by: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor) 1918-07-11

    IWM 666b

    I. French language version of a newsreel item on the funeral of Lord Rhondda at Llanwern in Wales, July 1918.

  • GUNNERY SCHOOL FOR INTER-ALLIED MERCHANT SEAMEN. 1 AND 2 APRIL 1942, LIVERPOOL.

    GUNNERY SCHOOL FOR INTER-ALLIED MERCHANT SEAMEN. 1 AND 2 APRIL 1942, LIVERPOOL.

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

    A 8200

    Chinese seamen learning how to handle an Oerlikon gun.

  • 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 25737

    Official Wartime Film Production: Army Film Unit cameramen filming a Wren marking a position on the chart in the Atlantic Battle Operations Room at Derby House, Liverpool, for use in "The True Glory", January 1945. The location is genuine,...

  • 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 25746

    In the operations room at Derby House, Liverpool, where up to the minute shipping positions are shown on a huge indicator, a Wren can be seen up a ladder making an alteration to an indicator on one of the large, wall mounted maps. This is one of the...

  • 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 9605

    HMS RODNEY underway after refitting at Liverpool.

  • 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 25743

    The female plotter at work in the Operations Room at Derby House, Liverpool. This is one of the scenes for an Anglo-American official film covering the battle of the Atlantic right up to D-Day, being shot by Army Film Unit cameramen at the headquarters...

  • 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 17875

    A view of the boiler room and two of the stokers working there on board HMS MOURNE whilst she is docked at Liverpool.

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