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  • ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

    ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

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

    D 4564

    A scene in the studio during the broadcast of 'Answering You'. Left to right the panel are: Tom Harrisson, public opinion expert and co-founder of Mass-Observation; Sir Henry Bunbury; Edward Hulton, publishing house proprietor; District...

  • BRITONS LEARN TURKISH: ADULT EDUCATION IN LONDON, 1943

    BRITONS LEARN TURKISH: ADULT EDUCATION IN LONDON, 1943

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

    D 13347

    Bay Ali Riza Sencan, Secretary of the Halkevi, points to the blackboard whilst teaching the class about the three different personal pronoun suffixes. The students sit in rows in an ornate room, with portraits of King George VI and President Inonu on...

  • THE TELEPHONE SERVICE CARRIES ON, LONDON, JANUARY 1942

    THE TELEPHONE SERVICE CARRIES ON, LONDON, JANUARY 1942

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

    D 6423

    A messenger boy (centre) runs down a London street in order to deliver the message received by staff at the Emergency Telephone Bureau on behalf of a telephone subscriber whose own telephone system has been damaged by an air raid. In the foreground, a...

  • LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

    LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

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

    D 2627

    Men of the Auxiliary Fire Service jump up from their beds, where they have been dozing in full kit, grabbing their steel helmets as they go, in response to an alarm call.

  • THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4039

    In the Packing Room at South Africa House, Mrs Waterson, the Chairwoman of the South African Volunteer Service, checks a bale of hospital comforts ready for dispatch. The parcel is addressed to the Matron at Princess Mary's RAF Hospital, Halton...

  • 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 26747

    Italian Prisoners of War stand beside their beds in the large warehouse-like dormitory at the N.144 workers camp near London. According to the original caption "the camp is sub-divided into 5 large dormitories in which are found 2-tiered bunks....

  • 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 1588

    Troops from the Grenadier Guards constructing sandbag defences around government buildings on the corner of Horse Guards Road, Great George Street and Birdcage Walk, London, May 1940.

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2172

    A Royal Engineer smiles for the camera in front of the WVS tea car, donated to the WVS by the American Red Cross. He is holding a mug of tea and a fruit pie, which are his 3 o'clock afternoon tea, purchased from the WVS tea car. The Royal...

  • RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940

    RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 621

    A patient is prepared for radium treatment by a female doctor and nurse at a London hospital in 1940.

  • A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 259

    The master tailor (right) at this tailoring firm (probably Anderson's on Savile Row) helps a new Belgian customer to select cloth for his suit.

  • POW Winter Recreation

    POW Winter Recreation

    (art) Made by: Kenner, George 1916-02-24

    Art.IWM ART 17084

    image: a view looking up at Alexandra Palace in the snow through some trees at the bottom of the hill. In the foreground some POWs can be seen building a snowman and throwing snowballs.

  • Belgian Steel Factory, Goldhawk Road, W12 - Workers

    Belgian Steel Factory, Goldhawk Road, W12 - Workers

    (art) Made by: Seligman, Edgar 1918

    Art.IWM ART 5036

    image: An interior view of a munitions factory in London, with two workers standing at machinery, with a pile of artillery shells in the foreground.

  • Morton, John (Oral history)

    Morton, John (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2007-11

    30617

    British NCO trained as observer with No 8 Air Observers School in Canada, 1944-1945

  • THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

    THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

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

    TR 1146

    Close up of one of the stands at the Army Exhibition held at the bombed site of John Lewis, Oxford Street, London.

  • Dorman, Arabella (Oral history)

    Dorman, Arabella (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2008-05-08

    27358

    British civilian war artist with 3rd Division in Iraq, 2006

  • WOMEN OF THE WVS GARNISH CAMOUFLAGE NETS: WAR WORK IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    WOMEN OF THE WVS GARNISH CAMOUFLAGE NETS: WAR WORK IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17198

    Two members of the Women's Voluntary Service tie strips of sacking to a large net, suspended from the ceiling in an old school building in London.

  • THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

    THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

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

    D 20469

    In the composing room of the Daily Mail, night editor S W G Horniblow (smoking, centre) and Charlie Wilkie (the printer of the paper, left) look on as a newspaper man locks the blocks of type and illustrations into place on the metal frame or 'form...

  • ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, 1946

    ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, 1946

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

    H 42787

    The contingent representing the Royal Navy on the march during in the Victory Parade in London on 8 June 1946.

  • LIFE IN A BASEMENT AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LIFE IN A BASEMENT AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1646

    Shelterers sleep on mattresses and quilts along the floor of this shelter in the basement of a large West End department store, probably Dickins and Jones, in November 1940. Many have brought small fold-up tables to the shelter and there are rows of...

  • BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24989

    A general view of a busy shopping street, showing men, women and children queuing for fish, somewhere in London, probably around Kentish Town. They are queuing past a large pub building owned by Charrington's Ales: a wine and spirit merchant...

  • NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE ON WAR PRODUCTION: WAR WORK IN A FIRE STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE ON WAR PRODUCTION: WAR WORK IN A FIRE STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17217

    Firemen of the NFS produce control units for night fighter radios at a fire station, somewhere in East London. Their work is inspected by Miss Milner (not pictured) from the factory in the mornings, whilst they are on station duties, and she supervises...

  • LONDON MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOME AND RED ENSIGN CLUB, 1942

    LONDON MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOME AND RED ENSIGN CLUB, 1942

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

    D 8203

    George Lappin (on the right) and a fellow Merchant Seaman write letters in the peace and quiet of the Library at the Merchant Seamen's Home and Red Ensign Club.

  • NIGHT SCHOOL GIRL: EVENING CLASSES IN WARTIME LONDON, C 1940

    NIGHT SCHOOL GIRL: EVENING CLASSES IN WARTIME LONDON, C 1940

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

    D 366

    Mrs Ridley studies a book in the library at the City Literary Institute, London. Mrs Ridley took evening classes in singing and drama.

  • AID FROM AMERICA: LEND-LEASE FOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    AID FROM AMERICA: LEND-LEASE FOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4321

    Two groups of smiling children sit at tables and eat cheese, imported from America as part of the Lend-Lease scheme, in the playground of a severely bomb-damaged school in London, now being used as a feeding centre. Piles of salvaged wood, including...

  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2775

    A view of the surface shelters in Trafalgar Square, London.

  • MIDDLE EAST MAIL: THE POST OFFICE IN WARTIME, 1940

    MIDDLE EAST MAIL: THE POST OFFICE IN WARTIME, 1940

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

    D 2600

    Large sacks of letters and parcels await dispatch, probably at the King Edward Building, King Edward Street, London, EC1A in 1940. They are all stamped to say that they contain letter mail for the British Fleet.

  • INTERNATIONAL PICCADILLY: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN LONDON, 1942

    INTERNATIONAL PICCADILLY: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN LONDON, 1942

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

    D 9785

    A wide aerial view of Piccadilly Circus, showing Eros boarded up and covered in war savings posters. A London double-decker bus can be seen in the bottom right hand corner, travelling just in front of a group of overseas service personnel. More troops...

  • SANCTUARY: AIR RAID SHELTER IN JOHN KEBLE CHURCH, MILL HILL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    SANCTUARY: AIR RAID SHELTER IN JOHN KEBLE CHURCH, MILL HILL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1434

    A female member of the shelter team attends to a sleeping shelterer in the nave of John Keble Church. The nurse sits at a nearby desk and amends the sick bay records for the shelter. The shelter mainly cares for homeless women and children and...

  • LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

    LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

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

    D 2611

    Auxiliary Fireman Norman Hepple switches on the water to the hose from a trailer pump, somewhere in London in 1940.

  • RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940

    RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 622

    A nurse switches on the radium treatment apparatus at a London hospital in 1940. When the patient is ready and everyone else has left the treatment room, the nurse presses a button and air pressure once more transfers the radium from the lead safe to...

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2161

    Patience 'Boo' Brand pours tea into the cup of a man who has been bombed out of his home, from the back of the WVS tea car. This man's wife is currently staying with friends. The cup which is being filled has been brought to the tea car...

  • MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN: EID UL FITR CELEBRATIONS, 1941

    MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN: EID UL FITR CELEBRATIONS, 1941

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

    D 5129

    Amongst the congregation bowing in prayer at the East London Mosque are Muslims from India, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Sudan, Palestine, Transjordan, Syria, Arabia, Aden and Somaliland, and they include soldiers and merchant seamen.

  • 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 2331

    A photograph of the x-ray of the fractured arm of a man who protected his head with his arm, to protect his head from falling masonry when a house fell on him.

  • ANGLO-AMERICAN RECIPROCAL AID: THE WORK OF THE 'POST EXCHANGE', 1942

    ANGLO-AMERICAN RECIPROCAL AID: THE WORK OF THE 'POST EXCHANGE', 1942

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

    D 11827

    American soldiers buy sweets, tissues, toothpaste, tobacco and notepaper from clerks Private Julian Desrosiers, Corporal Herman Boy and Private Albert Black at the London Post Exchange.

  • DEMOBILISATION OF BRITISH SERVICE PERSONNEL.

    DEMOBILISATION OF BRITISH SERVICE PERSONNEL.

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

    H 42435

    A member of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) assists a soldier with his selection of demob clothing at the demobilisation centre at Olympia, London.

  • ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, 1946

    ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, 1946

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

    H 42784

    Servicemen and women of the South African contingent on the march during in the Victory Parade in London on 8 June 1946.

  • LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    D 6594

    A wide view of customers in the Grocery Department of Selfridge's in London. Men and women queue at the counter to buy goods. A large display of tinned or canned goods can be seen in the foreground. A sign over one section of the counter reads...

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2162

    Patience 'Boo' Brand washes mugs in a bowl of water on the ground next to the WVS tea car, somewhere in London, 1941. The cups are washed straight after use and put away so that they are immediately ready when the tea car arrives at its next...

  • A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 264

    In the packing room at a London tailoring firm (probably Anderson's on Savile Row), a tailor seals a newly-boxed suit with string and sealing wax.

  • BLITZ REPAIR SQUAD'S LONDON CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE BLITZ REPAIR TEAMS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BLITZ REPAIR SQUAD'S LONDON CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE BLITZ REPAIR TEAMS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21291

    Builders of the 'Blitz Repair Squad' queue to collect their breakfast from women of the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS) in the mess hut of their camp in London's Onslow Square.

  • THE EMPLOYMENTOF WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE EMPLOYMENTOF WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Lewis, George P. (Photographer) 1918-06

    Q 28002

    A female worker carries on her back a cwt sack of coal up a short flight of wooden steps, at the South Metropolitan Gas Company, Old Kent Road, London, June 1918.

  • Tate, Tom (Oral history)

    Tate, Tom (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2005-01

    27249

    British officer served as wireless operator/air gunner in Wellington bomber during operations with 75 (New Zealand) Sqdn, RAF over North West Europe while based in GB, 1941-1943; served as wireless operator/air gunner in Flying Fortress with 214 Sqdn RAF...

  • Schutz, Mildred Ivy (Oral history)

    Schutz, Mildred Ivy (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 2002-06-12

    23142

    British secretary served with First Aid Nursing Yeomanry and Special Operations Executive in GB and Italy, 1942-1945

  • Skinner, Richard Anthony (Oral history)

    Skinner, Richard Anthony (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 2000-09-18

    20606

    British officer served with 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars in Korea, 1950-1951

  • Sherwood, Cyril (Oral history)

    Sherwood, Cyril (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2000-07

    20398

    British civilian in east London, 1930-1940; officer served with 91st Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regt in GB and North Africa, 1941-1942; served with 94th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regt, Royal Artillery in North Africa, 1942-1943; served as intelligence officer with...

  • A Polo Ground in War-time, 1940

    A Polo Ground in War-time, 1940

    (art) Made by: Rowntree, Kenneth 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 637

    image: A man walks through the gates that lead to an open field behind. He carries a spade over his shoulder and a bucket in his hand. There are mounds of earth dotted over the grass in the background, several figures standing or digging, and a red...

  • Patients waiting Outside a First Aid Post in a Factory

    Patients waiting Outside a First Aid Post in a Factory

    (art) Made by: Spear, Ruskin 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2683

    image: Two figures sitting on chairs in a makeshift waiting room. A curtain dividing this space off from the rest of the interior runs along the left of the composition to the centre ground. There is a white table standing in the foreground, an open...

  • COMMEMORATION OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, JULY 2005

    COMMEMORATION OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, JULY 2005

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE HQ LAND COMMAND" (photographs) Made by: Penfound Giles (WO1)

    HU 94236

    A father and his two sons take a rest and pause for thought in the shade during a visit to the Living Museum in St James Park, London. Once of the boys has a Union Jack flag with the word "Thanks". The Living Museum was the focus of events to...

  • THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, 1914-1918

    THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, 1914-1918

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Nicholls, Horace (Photographer) 1918-10

    Q 31119

    A scene outside the Photographic Bureau of the Ministry of Information the day before the official opening, 10 Coventry Street, London.

  • LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    D 6567

    A busy scene in the bakery section of a large London department store. Men and women, both in the forces and civilians, queue to buy bread and rolls at the counter of this ornately decorated food hall.

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