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  • Final Stages of the German War: The Ferry-boat 'Goethe' at Frankfurt-am-Main

    Final Stages of the German War: The Ferry-boat 'Goethe' at Frankfurt-am-Main

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5244

    image: a view of a bombed bridge, the central portion has collapsed into the river. A line of people queue at the river bank to board a ferry. On the far bank the cathedral can be seen in the distance. In the foreground there is a Bofors gun emplacement...

  • THE HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    THE HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Insall A J

    Q 64063

    Preparations for war. A barrage balloon is inflated in front of the Imperial War Museum at Lambeth Road, London.

  • ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

    ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain)

    TR 1856

    An American truck passing the Arch of Titus Severus in Rome.

  • Canal Bridge near La Pierrere (St. Venant), May 1918

    Canal Bridge near La Pierrere (St. Venant), May 1918

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1918-05

    Art.IWM ART 4920

    image: a sketch of a bridge over a canal, with a large building on the far bank to the left that has lettering on the exterior.

  • Harbonnieres Church, January 1 1918

    Harbonnieres Church, January 1 1918

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1918-01-01

    Art.IWM ART 4918

    image: a view of a few figures and a horse-drawn cart outside a church, with a few trees standing in the right foreground.

  • WILTSHIRE VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LACOCK, WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    WILTSHIRE VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LACOCK, WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24461

    Two children chat beside the village cross in Lacock, Wiltshire. One girl is sitting on the steps of the cross, whilst the other stands beside her with a bicycle. The cross is situated immediately outside Lacock School (now Lacock Church of England...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15650

    A delivery man finishes loading his cart with beer barrels on Neville Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, before moving off to deliver them to pubs around the city. The kegs are very large and completely fill the cart. In the background, on the right hand...

  • COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

    COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

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

    D 14543

    American airmen staying at Stanbridge Earls in Hampshire decide to go for a picnic in the New Forest, which is about 3 miles away. It is decided that half the group will cycle and half the group will travel by jeep, and they will swap over for the...

  • THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5017

    A view of the 30ft high National Savings poster produced by students of the Sydney Cooper School of Art on display on West Gate, Canterbury, during War Weapons Week. The poster depicts St. George with sword and shield, and features the words 'To...

  • Finished for the Day at an ATS Camp

    Finished for the Day at an ATS Camp

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1422

    image: a group of ATS officers mount their bicycles to leave their camp, a camp building to the left and a corrugated iron bicycle hut to the right. A steam train passes by in the background.

  • INVASION VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN ORFORD, SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, 1941

    INVASION VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN ORFORD, SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4853

    A wide view of the village of Orford, taken from the top of the castle tower, showing houses and vehicles. Dominating the skyline is the tower of St. Bartholomew's Church, visible on the left of the photograph, just in front of the fields and trees...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15651

    Four elderly men sit on a bench under the Stephenson Memorial in Westgate Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Two of the men are smoking a pipe. The original caption describes them as "a quartette of regular morning 'sitters'". A car can...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15668

    A view down Briggate in Leeds, showing men and women going about their business, with the shop 'Burton's' clearly visible on the corner. A banner stretches across the road, advertising a free exhibition of Daily Express war photographs...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15608

    A scene of every day life on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow. Men and women go about their daily business and a number 3 tram can be seen on its way to Moss Park (via Paisley Road). Three cars can be seen driving along the almost deserted road. Shops...

  • France: The Break Through, 1944; 'Marmalade Bridge', A Railway Bridge Crossing the River Seine at Rouen

    France: The Break Through, 1944; 'Marmalade Bridge', A Railway Bridge Crossing the River Seine at Rouen

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4668

    image: A collapsed bridge, just resting above the level of a river. Crossing the bridge are a man pulling a handcart, a young girl on a bicycle, and a succession of military vehicles.

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15653

    Crowds queue for buses at the bus station in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. In the background, the South African War Memorial can be clearly seen.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN MANCHESTER DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN MANCHESTER DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Agency photographer

    HU 87691

    A general scene of devastation in Manchester city centre taken from the top of a building on Deansgate, looking north towards the Cathedral. In the centre of the photograph can be seen a cleared triangular area, which is bordered by Market Street (in...

  • THE AFTERMATH OF THE ATOMIC BOMB: JAPAN, 1945

    THE AFTERMATH OF THE ATOMIC BOMB: JAPAN, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF HOME DEFENCE (SCIENTIFIC ADVISERS' BRANCH)" (photographs)

    MH 29436

    A general view of the devastation caused by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in Japan. A road runs through the sea of debris, and the shell of the Chugoku newspaper building can be seen on the right. The shell of a bus or tram is also visible in the...

  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18092

    Pedestrians and buses hurry along as they go about their daily business on High Street, Coventry. The focus of this photograph is the Cathedral, the tower of which can be seen behind some Ministry of Information posters.

  • BRISTOL'S ARMY BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE, FEBRUARY 1944

    BRISTOL'S ARMY BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE, FEBRUARY 1944

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

    D 18549

    A busy scene Colston Avenue in Bristol, showing pedestrians and vehicles going about their daily business. The statue of Edmund Burke has been covered in boards publicising the Ministry of Information blood donation campaign. Along with an...

  • Final Stages of the German War: A Wrecked Iron Bridge over the River Rhine between Ludwigshafen and Mannheim

    Final Stages of the German War: A Wrecked Iron Bridge over the River Rhine between Ludwigshafen and Mannheim

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5246

    image: View of a wrecked bridge spanning the Rhine with a view of a town on the opposite shore

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15672

    Civilians go about their daily business in a busy scene looking down Briggate in Leeds. On the left hand side, Burton's can be seen alongside the Imperial Hotel. The number 3 tram can also be seen travelling away from the camera, whilst on the...

  • London buses at St Omer

    London buses at St Omer

    (art) Made by: Blaikley, Ernest 1916-01-16

    Art.IWM ART 15179 146

    image: two rows of motor lorries and omnibuses drawn up in front of three storey buildings in a town square

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 13825

    Civilians walk past a poster on the wall of the Ministry of Health building in Westerminster, London in 1943. The poster warns citizens about the dangers of Venereal Disease.

  • LANDGIRL'S DAY: EVERYDAY LIFE AND AGRICULTURE IN WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LANDGIRL'S DAY: EVERYDAY LIFE AND AGRICULTURE IN WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18050

    29 year old Land Girl Rosalind Cox cycles down a country lane, past a large timber-framed, thatched farmhouse on her way to the grain dryer on Mr Tupper's farm, at Bignor, West Sussex.

  • US ARMY UNIVERSITY, SHRIVENHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    US ARMY UNIVERSITY, SHRIVENHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 26025

    Students and staff at the US Army University, Shrivenham, begin to queue in the sunshine for the transport that will take them into Stratford-upon-Avon to see a performance at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre. According to the original caption, two...

  • View from our Coal Cart, 23rd October 1916

    View from our Coal Cart, 23rd October 1916

    (art) Made by: Anderson, William McDougall 1916-10-23

    Art.IWM ART 16250 2

    image: a tiny sketch of a courtyard with British infantrymen loading or unloading material from a cart. Buildings are visible in the background and to the right.

  • A Wish

    A Wish

    (posters) Made by: Clausen, George (Undefined) 1917

    Art.IWM PST 13661

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a narrow brown border. The title and text are separate and positioned along the top edge and in the lower fifth, in brown. All set against a white background. image: an idyllic scene of an English...

  • BRCS and Order of St John Motor Ambulances at Ypres, 1915

    BRCS and Order of St John Motor Ambulances at Ypres, 1915

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3637

    image: in the lower left foreground sits a British soldier with a bandaged right leg. Further away across a rubble strewn square seven men are loading stretcher cases into one of two Red Cross ambulances. Beyond them the ruined tower of the Ypres Cloth...

  • Smart Men Wanted for the Irish Guards

    Smart Men Wanted for the Irish Guards

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 3542

    whole: the main image occupies the upper left, central third and lower left. A smaller image occupies the centre. The title is partially integrated and positioned along the top edge and upper right, in green. The text is separate and positioned along the...

  • London Memories - Denham

    London Memories - Denham

    (posters) Made by: Tafani, Emilio Camilio Leopoldo (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 13665

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a black border. The title and text are separate and positioned top edge left and along the bottom edge, in grey. All set against a light green background. image: a depiction of a honeysuckle plant, set...

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25386

    A view of the exterior of the Huntley and Palmer's biscuit factory in Reading. Several pedestrians and vehicles, including a bus, can also be seen, going about their daily business. According to the original caption, "biscuit-making is an old...

  • The Arrival of the First Guns on the Carso Front, Italy, 1916

    The Arrival of the First Guns on the Carso Front, Italy, 1916

    (art) Made by: Lipscombe, Guy 1917

    Art.IWM ART 1856

    image: A line of British artillery waggons travelling along an Italian road. They pass a group of Italian soldiers walking along the road; the troops wave and cheer to each other. Behind the convoy are two large badly bombed buildings, one with a tall...

  • 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 2949

    A hole in the ground and a pile of debris is all that is left of the building that once stood here in New Bridge Street, London, EC4. Across the rubble, life continues as before, with cars and pedestrians hurrying by. A branch of Boots the Chemist can...

  • VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 MAY 1945

    VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 MAY 1945

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

    D 24587

    A number 3 double-decker bus slowly pushes its way through the huge crowds gathered in Whitehall to hear Churchill's Victory speech and celebrate Victory in Europe Day. The crowd is a mix of service personnel, civilians and children. Behind the...

  • CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR TROOPER DEVEREUX'S DAUGHTER: CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME, PINNER, MIDDLESEX, DECEMBER 1944

    CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR TROOPER DEVEREUX'S DAUGHTER: CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME, PINNER, MIDDLESEX, DECEMBER 1944

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

    D 23005

    Outside the main entrance to Selfridge's department store on Oxford Street, representatives of the YMCA load the Christmas tree they have just purchased into their van. The tree is destined for Mrs Devereux and her daughter Jean, a present from Mrs...

  • LONDON AT WAR, 1942

    LONDON AT WAR, 1942

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

    D 9314

    Crowds of men and women, including servicemen, queue for buses in the Strand. Two buses, the number 13 to Golders Green and number 15 to Ladbroke Grove can be seen in the foreground as passengers jump on and off. Just visible in the background are the...

  • ON THE MOVE IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    ON THE MOVE IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    D 9320

    A busy scene in London's Regent Street as a bus, taxis, cars and pedestrians go about their daily business. The photograph is taken looking towards Piccadilly Circus, and the boarded-up Eros and posters in Piccadilly Circus can just be seen in the...

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

    VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    D 27856

    Crowds line the route as fire engines of the National Fire Service (NFS) make their way towards the Saluting Base in the Mall, as part of the Victory Parade. These vehicles represent the contribution of the Civil Defence services to the war effort. In...

  • 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 2973

    A busy scene in London's Leicester Square as civilians and service personnel queue for admission to the Empire and Ritz cinemas. The queue snakes past a large Dolcis shoe shop and a small milk bar before reaching the cinemas. The Empire is showing...

  • SAVILE ROW: TAILORING AT HENRY POOLE & CO., LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SAVILE ROW: TAILORING AT HENRY POOLE & CO., LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21867

    A view down the west side of Savile Row, showing the impressive facade of Henry Poole and Co. Cars can be seen parked along the road and several pedestrians go about their daily business.

  • LONDON IN THE FIFTH YEAR OF WAR: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LONDON IN THE FIFTH YEAR OF WAR: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18300

    On a busy corner of London's Tottenham Court Road, a soldier and his companion ask for directions from a policeman. Other pedestrians go about their daily business and there is quite a lot of traffic on the road.

  • WARTIME PROPAGANDA: NATIONAL SAVINGS POSTERS, LONDON, 1941

    WARTIME PROPAGANDA: NATIONAL SAVINGS POSTERS, LONDON, 1941

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

    D 5597

    War Savings posters cover the sand-bagged and boarded Eros in London's Piccadilly Circus. These posters tells citizens 'It's up to 'U' to buy War Savings'. A number 60 bus passes on its way round to Aldwych, and cars and...

  • 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 2938

    Cars, buses, taxis and pedestrians go about their daily business in this photograph of a busy and bustling Regent Street.

  • 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 6425

    After delivering a message, the messenger boy accompanies the telephone subscriber to the Emergency Telephone Bureau, where this business man can make a telephone call in response to the message. The road on the left is Sise Lane, so they are walking...

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

    VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    D 27858

    Crowds line the route as a Land Drainage Excavator and Farm Tractor and Binder make their way towards the Saluting Base in the Mall, as part of the Victory Parade. Two London buses can be seen in the procession behind them. These vehicles represent the...

  • THE LONDON VICTORY PARADE

    THE LONDON VICTORY PARADE

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1946-06-08

    D 27864

    Crowds line the route as Cromwell, and behind, Comet tanks make their way towards the Saluting Base in the Mall, as part of the Victory Parade, 8 June 1945. In the background, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge can be clearly seen.

  • VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

    VICTORY PARADE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 8 JUNE 1946

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

    D 27863

    Crowds line the route as Royal Navy amphibious load carriers make their way towards the Saluting Base in the Mall, as part of the Victory Parade. In the background, the Tower of London can be clearly seen.

  • VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 16842

    Lilian Carpenter (left) and Vera Perkins eat their packed lunch on the back of their horse-drawn LMS Railway Company van. The area behind them has been badly damaged in an air raid.

  • 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...

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