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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

  • Wilkes, James Douglas (Oral history)

    Wilkes, James Douglas (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2005-02-03

    27460

    British driver served with 70th Field Regt Royal Artillery in GB, 1939-1940; NCO served with 1st Medium Regt Royal Artillery in GB, India and Burma, 1944-1945; NCO served with Royal Artillery Depot, Woolwich in GB, 1945

  • Kind, Noel Lancaster (Oral history)

    Kind, Noel Lancaster (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 2001-02-22

    21010

    British officer served with 1/3rd Gurkha Rifles in India and Burma, 1940-1945

  • Gibson, Leonard (Oral history)

    Gibson, Leonard (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2003-03

    25212

    British signaller served with 94 Bty, 2/74th Field Regt, Royal Artillery in GB, 1939; served as NCO with 125th Field Regt, RA and 125th Anti-Tank Regt, Royal Artillery in GB, India and Singapore, 1939-1942; sunk when aboard Empress of Asia off Singapore...

  • Blanchard, Walter Ernest Horace (Oral history)

    Blanchard, Walter Ernest Horace (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1999-11-30

    19906

    British civilian in Barking GB, 1940-1942; seaman served aboard HMS Meynell in Atlantic, 1942; served with Combined Operations in North West Europe and Italy, 1943-1944; artificer served aboard HMS Newfoundland in Far East, 1945

  • THE US NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1917-1918

    THE US NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1917-1918

    part of "AMERICAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: US official photographer 1918-08-15

    Q 79807

    American transport ships on the Mersey River out from the Princes Landing Stage. Liverpool, 15 August 1918.

  • 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 1918-08-09

    Q 69060

    American officers with a female companion outside large mansion turned into a club for officers and YMCA men at the American Rest Camp at Knotty Ash near Liverpool, 9 August 1918.

  • 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 23246

    Two sailors, an rating and a junior officer, can be seen perusing the books on offer at the Royal Navy War Library, in the Liver Builidng, 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 22088

    20 mm Oerlikon gunners of HMS STARLING on arrival at Liverpool. Left to right: Able Seaman Edward O'Malley, of Stockport, Cheshire (about to fix a fresh magazine of ammunition to the gun); Able Seaman John Smith of Islington, London; Able Seaman...

  • 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 26291

    Shipbuilding: A welder working on the deck housing of a ship at Brocklebank Dock, 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 13983

    Ratings from other ships cheering the destroyer HMS HESPERUS as she enters harbour in Liverpool with damaged bows after ramming a German U-boat. HMS HESPERUS, together with HMS VANESSA, were escorting a convoy bound for Britain when the U boat was...

  • 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 28350

    In the Western Approaches Operations Room at Derby House, Liverpool, the main plot is nearest the camera and in the background is the Home Plot and enemy submarine report board. Discs on the main plot are restricted bombing areas for aircraft of...

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

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY WORKERS 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 48

    A demolition worker in Liverpool sucks a raw American egg as he rests on a wheelbarrow next to a smouldering fire.

  • REPATRIATED SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS RETURN FROM THE FAR EAST

    REPATRIATED SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS RETURN FROM THE FAR EAST

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

    H 42408

    Troops line the side of the liner MAURETANIA whilst they wait to come ashore at Princes Landing Stage in Liverpool docks.

  • 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 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 7289

    Using a rake, Wren Unknown moves a 'ship' across the numbered grid map on the Plotting Table of the Operations Room at HMS EAGLET. The Chief of Staff stands to her left, on the right hand side of the photograph, and watches the action unfold...

  • 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.

  • Carney, John Joseph (Oral history)

    Carney, John Joseph (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 2002-04-24

    22927

    British NCO served with 2nd King's Regt in GB and Gibraltar, 1936-1941; NCO served with 3 Commando in GB, during Dieppe Raid, Sicily, Italy and North West Europe, 1942-1945

  • Weldon, Hugh 'Enoch' (Oral history)

    Weldon, Hugh 'Enoch' (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2001-08-03

    22087

    British aircraftman served with RAF Regt in GB, India, Burma and French Indo-China, 1941-1945

  • Jewsbury, David (Oral history)

    Jewsbury, David (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 2001-03-06

    20583

    British seaman served aboard HMS Circassia and HMS Arethusa in Atlantic, 1939-1940; officer served aboard HMS Western Iles and HMS Eastern Iles in GB coastal waters, 1941-1942; served aboard HMS Belvoir, HMS Exmoor and HMS Croome in Arctic, Atlantic,...

  • Private Papers of R A Graydon

    Private Papers of R A Graydon

    (private papers) Made by: Graydon, R A

    Documents.2996

    Catalogue date 1994-12-21

  • Shean, Maxwell Henry (Oral history)

    Shean, Maxwell Henry (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2005-09-20

    28642

    Australian officer served aboard HMS Bluebell in Atlantic, 1941-1942; trained with X Craft in GB, 1942-1943; served aboard submarine X9 during attack on Tirpitz, 9/1943; commanded submarine X24 in GB and during attack on Bergen, Norway, 1943-1944;...

  • Hawksworth, Robert Whiston (Oral history)

    Hawksworth, Robert Whiston (Oral history)

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

    12708

    British boy musician, private and NCO served with 1st Bn Durham Light Infantry in GB, China, Hong Kong, North Africa, Syria, Greece and Italy, 1936-1944; NCO served with Durham Light Infantry in GB, 1944; NCO served with 6th Bn West Yorkshire Regt in GB...

  • Ford, John Frederick (Oral history)

    Ford, John Frederick (Oral history)

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

    8172

    British boy bugler with 15th Stationary Hospital Royal Army Medical Corps at Gallipoli and Lemnos, Greece, 1915; served as laboratory technician with 155th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps with North Russia Relief Force in Soviet Union, 1919

  • Armandias, Louis Silvio Marie (Oral history)

    Armandias, Louis Silvio Marie (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1989-04-12

    10661

    French civilian manufacturer of hydraulics in GB, 1935-1943; civilian served as helicopter test pilot with 529 Sqdn, RAF in GB, 1944-1945

  • Strachan, Robert Douglas (Oral history)

    Strachan, Robert Douglas (Oral history)

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

    28625

    British private and NCO served with 1st Gordon Highlanders and Gordon Highlanders Depot in GB, Germany, Malaya, Cyprus, Kenya, Zanzibar, Swaziland and Borneo during Indonesian Confrontation, 1950-1970; officer served with 1st Gordon Highlanders in GB and...

  • McNie, Duncan (Oral history)

    McNie, Duncan (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1999

    19798

    British NCO served with 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry in GB, 1939-1943; served with Staffordshire Yeomanry in Egypt, 1943; served with 7th Hussars in North Africa, Italy and Austria, 1943-1946

  • Summers, Robert Oscar (Oral history)

    Summers, Robert Oscar (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2000-12-10

    20949

    British officer served with 555 Field Coy, Royal Engineers, 53rd Welsh Division in Germany, 1945

  • Simpson, Harry (Oral history)

    Simpson, Harry (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1998-10-26

    18560

    British NCO served with 7th Bn Black Watch in GB, North Africa, Sicily and North West Europe, 1939-1945

  • Ritz, Nathan (Oral history)

    Ritz, Nathan (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2007-09

    30398

    British NCO signaller served with 1st Bn Royal Norfolk Regt in Korea and Hong Kong, 1951-1952

  • Fry, William Alfred (Oral history)

    Fry, William Alfred (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1998-11-11

    18579

    British civilian in Liverpool, GB, 1940-1941; seaman served as sick berth attendant at Stonehouse Hospital, Plymouth, GB, 1943-1944; served aboard Landing Ship Tank 409 during Normandy landings, 6/1944; served aboard HMS Sultan, Singapore, Malaya, 1945-...

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