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  • GUY'S HOSPITAL: LIFE IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1941

    GUY'S HOSPITAL: LIFE IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2330

    Doctors examine the x-ray of a patient under the bright light of the Operating Theatre at Guy's Hospital, whilst a third doctor operates on the patient.

  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

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

    D 2952

    Boys, including a Boy Scout, enjoy a game of football in the sunshine in Hyde Park. A naval cadet and several other children can be seen in the background, watching from a distance.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

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

    TR 40

    The Minister of Aircraft Production, The Rt Hon Colonel J J Llewellyn, MP, at his desk.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

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

    TR 43

    The Minister of Aircraft Production, The Rt Hon Colonel J J Llewellyn, MP, at his desk.

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    D 29316

    Miss A Caulker from Mambo Shengea, Sierra Leone, reads a Government White Paper in the common room at the London School of Economics (LSE). According to the original caption, Miss Caulker was headmistress of a girls' school, specialising in welfare...

  • MEETING OF THE SUPREME COMMAND, ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, LONDON, 1 FEBRUARY 1944

    MEETING OF THE SUPREME COMMAND, ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, LONDON, 1 FEBRUARY 1944

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

    TR 1631

    Left to right: Front row: Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur W Tedder, Deputy Supreme Commander, Expeditionary Force; General Dwight Eisenhower, Supreme Commander, Expeditionary Force; General Sir Bernard Montgomery, Commander in Chief, 21st Army Group. Back...

  • 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 28419

    A half length portrait shot of Britain's new Fifth Sea Lord Rear Admiral Thomas Troubridge, CB, DSO and Bar stood in his office at Rex House London. He succeeded Vice Admiral D W Boyd.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    OWIL 54492

    Wartime Entertainers: American dance band leader Glenn Miller at the microphone during a London radio broadcast. Miller's music, featuring the clarinet led 'Miller sound', was hugely popular among the Allied troops. In December 1944, he...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - PRISONERS OF WAR: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - PRISONERS OF WAR: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

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

    D 18941

    German PoWs with kitbags are marched through a London station (possibly Euston) under escort by British Military Police as they are transferred from one camp to another.

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 19043

    Lorry driver Fred Horrod arrives back in London at about 7:25pm on his return trip from Manchester. On his way along a misty Victoria Embankment, he passes several trams as he heads towards Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The original caption...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20986

    During a visit to a jam factory near his church, (probably Tate and Lyle in Silvertown), Reverend Joseph Stevens accompanies factory workers down into their air raid shelter as the siren sounds. The women carry their trays of strawberries with them to...

  • ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN ITALIAN POW CAMP, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN ITALIAN POW CAMP, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 26752

    Cooks at work in the kitchen of the N.144 Italian workers camp near London. Piles of buckets can be seen stacked up towards the right of the photograph.

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20995

    Reverend Joseph Stephens leads his congregation in prayer during a service at St Mark's Church, Silvertown. The services are held in a curtained off section of a side chapel in the church, as much of the building was damaged during the Blitz....

  • REPAIRING BOOKS FOR THE SERVICES: THE WORK OF THE SERVICES CENTRAL BOOK DEPOT, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK , 1944

    REPAIRING BOOKS FOR THE SERVICES: THE WORK OF THE SERVICES CENTRAL BOOK DEPOT, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK , 1944

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

    D 21910

    Women at work in the repair depot of the Services Central Book Depot. These women are all volunteers and are working hard to repair many different types of books. In the background can be seen the presses which, according to the original caption, have...

  • MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1944

    MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1944

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

    V 157

    A 'portrait' of a vegetable pie with cheese and oatmeal crust. This is one of a series of meals developed by the Ministry of Food to encourage people to make the best use of available home-grown produce.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 11984

    Portrait photograph of Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh Mallory KCB DSO, taken at the Air Ministry, London.

  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    part of "PEOPLE'S DISPENSARY FOR SICK ANIMALS" (photographs)

    HU 43577

    A mobile PDSA (People's Dispensary for Sick Animals) van giving aid to Londoners' pets in a badly bombed area of the city during the Blitz.

  • Cox, James George (Oral history)

    Cox, James George (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1976

    728

    British boy trained aboard Warspite with Marine Society 1906-1907; boy seaman trained aboard HMS Impregnable in GB coastal waters, 1907-1908; served aboard HMS Sutlej in Mediterranean, 1908-1909; seaman served aboard HMS Natal in GB coastal waters, 1909-...

  • 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 19022

    Admiral Sir Chas Kennedy-Purvis the Deputy First Sea Lord, accompanied by Major Lord Bruntisfield, MC (Parliamentary Secretary) inspecting the Admiralty Company of Home Guards at Horse Guards Parade, London. At the rear is Paymaster Captain Maurice Jones...

  • THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

    THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 11333

    Head and shoulders portrait of Air Marshal Sir Richard Peck, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff. Photograph taken in the Air Ministry studios, London.

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