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  • V1 FLYING BOMB ATTACKS ON LONDON

    V1 FLYING BOMB ATTACKS ON LONDON

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM STILLS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Crown Film Unit

    [MOI] FLM 2000

    A view over the rooftops of London captured on cine film as a V1 flying bomb explodes close to Westminster in London. Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament can be seen on the right.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1916-01-31

    HO 43

    A general view of the damage caused to houses 107 - 111 Shobnall Street in Burton-on-Trent, following a raid by Zeppelins L15, L20 and L19 on 31 January 1916.

  • EFFECTS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR ON BUILDINGS IN THE CITY OF BATH

    EFFECTS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR ON BUILDINGS IN THE CITY OF BATH

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Works official photographer

    (MOW) T 4482

    Map produced by the Bath and District Planning Team indicating bomb damage to 18th Century buildings in Bath.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1915-10-14

    HO 13

    Two police officers stand amidst rubble beside a crater caused by bombs dropped from German airship L15 on Chambers Street, Bermondsey.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.

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

    CL 2557

    Part of the locomotive shop of the Krupps AG works at Essen, Germany, seriously damaged by Bomber Command in 1943, and further wrecked in the daylight raid of 11 March 1945

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 106 (PR) Group RAF

    C 4885

    Vertical photographic reconnaissance aerial taken over the E- and R-Boat pens at Ijmuiden, Holland, following the daylight raid by 17 Avro Lancasters of No. 617 Squadron RAF, led by their Commanding Officer, Wing Commander J B Tait, on 15 December 1944...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 540 Squadron RAF

    C 4586

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial taken over Konigsberg, Germany, following Bomber Command's first attack on the town, by Avro Lancasters of No. 5 Group on the night of 26/27 August 1944. a south-westerly wind blows the smoke from fires...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 106 (PR) Group RAF

    C 3906

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial showing the centre of Kassel following the heavy raid by aircraft of Bomber Command on the night of 22/23 October 1943. This view shows devastated buildings in the vicinity of Konigsplatz and the main railway...

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: THE STRATEGIC AIR OFFENSIVE 1939 - 1945

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: THE STRATEGIC AIR OFFENSIVE 1939 - 1945

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

    HU 44269

    Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris studies aerial reconnaissance photos at his High Wycombe Headquarters a few days after the second anniversary of his appointment as Commander in Chief of Bomber Command. Photographic intelligence played a vital role in...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 541 Squadron RAF

    C 5078

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial taken over Harburg, Germany, showing severe damage to the Rhenania Ossag AG oil refinery (top) and the Ebano Ashpaltwerke AG (lower right), following an accurate attack by 234 aircraft of No. 5 Group, Bomber...

  • THE OCCUPATION AND LIBERATION OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS 1940-1945

    THE OCCUPATION AND LIBERATION OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS 1940-1945

    part of "THE CHANNEL ISLANDS" (photographs)

    HU 25922

    Guernsey: The gutted clock tower and smashed vehicle by Julian's Pier, St Peter Port, after the German air raid of 28 July 1940 which claimed four lives. As a result of British governmental prevarication, the Germans were unaware that the islands...

  • THE TUNISIAN PORT OF SOUSSE AFTER ALLIED BOMBING, 4 JUNE 1943

    THE TUNISIAN PORT OF SOUSSE AFTER ALLIED BOMBING, 4 JUNE 1943

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

    TR 1010

    The dockyard at Sousse after Allied bombing.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE RAIDS ON HAMBURG, JULY - OCTOBER 1943

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RAIDS ON HAMBURG, JULY - OCTOBER 1943

    part of "AIR RAID DAMAGE IN GERMANY, 1943" (photographs)

    MH 24762

    Men search amid debris for survivors in Hamburg following RAF raids of July to October 1943.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1915-10

    HO 29

    Bomb damage to properties at 69 - 73 Stretton Road in Croydon, Surrey, probably sustained during the Zeppelin raid on the night of 13 - 14 October 1915.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ibbotson Fg Off): No. 106 (PR) Group

    HU 92985

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial of the underground flying-bomb storage dump at St Leu d'Esserent, north-west of Paris, after a successful attack by Avro Lancasters of No. 5 Group, Bomber Command, on the night of 7/8 July 1944. The...

  • PICTURES FROM THE WESTERN DESERT

    PICTURES FROM THE WESTERN DESERT

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 1434

    A British gun boat from China waters with a shallow draught, crept along the coast and entered Bardia harbour. The shore batteries of the Italians could not depress low enough to shoot at her when her presence in the harbour was discovered. She sank...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 542 Squadron RAF

    CL 476

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial of a bombed area around Sannerville and Banneville la Campagne east of Caen, France, following a daylight attack on German fortified positions by aircraft of Bomber Command on the morning of 18 July 1944, in...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 106 (PR) Wing RAF

    C 4332

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerail showing severe damage to the St Pierre des Corps marshalling yards at Tours, France, after the raid by 180 Avro Lancasters of No. 5 Group, Bomber Command, on the night of 10/11 April 1944.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 106 (PR) Group RAF

    CL 478

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial photograph of the steelworks at Colombelles, east of Caen, France following a daylight attack on German fortified positions by aircraft of Bomber Command on the morning of 18 July 1944, in support of Operation...

  • SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

    SALVAGING MATERIAL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A BOMB DAMAGED FACTORY, c 1944

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

    P 2254

    A woman war worker salvages a typewriter from the wreckage of a bombed out factory, somewhere in Britain.

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