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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • The Crutch we Want

    The Crutch we Want

    (posters) Made by: Cheviot, Lilian (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 10829

    whole: the image occupies the majority, with the title integrated and positioned upper centre, in red outlined black. The text is integrated and positioned across the lower half in brown, and in red outlined black. Further text is separate and positioned...

  • Caen

    Caen

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4513

    image: a view along a street in Caen which has been almost wholly demolished. Large piles of rubble lie amongst ruined facades of buildings along either side of the road. In the foreground there is a small area marked with four wooden crosses with German...

  • War Drawings By Muirhead Bone: Château near Brie on the Somme

    War Drawings By Muirhead Bone: Château near Brie on the Somme

    (art) Made by: Bone, Muirhead (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM REPRO 000684 59

    one of a portfolio of 60 prints

  • GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 7690

    German workmen repairing a section of the damaged water mains in the town of Wessel.

  • BRITISH FORCES OF OCCUPATION IN AUSTRIA 1945 - 1947

    BRITISH FORCES OF OCCUPATION IN AUSTRIA 1945 - 1947

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    VIE 1182

    Civilian contractors using a reconditioned former German military lorry to clear rubble from bomb damaged buildings in Vienna. Over 500 such vehicles, captured by British forces in Italy and Austria, were sent to Vienna by rail for reconditioning at the...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bernières-sur-Mer : the church steeple after the German snipers had been killed

    Bernières-sur-Mer : the church steeple after the German snipers had been killed

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 4366

    image: looking up at the church steeple from ground level. There are shell holes puncturing the masonry and much of the church roof is damaged.

  • War Drawings By Muirhead Bone: A Via Dolorosa, Mouquet Farm

    War Drawings By Muirhead Bone: A Via Dolorosa, Mouquet Farm

    (art) Made by: Bone, Muirhead (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM REPRO 000684 55

    one of a portfolio of 60 prints

  • Croix-Rouge Française - Vente de Guerre [The French Red Cross - War Sale]

    Croix-Rouge Française - Vente de Guerre [The French Red Cross - War Sale]

    (posters) Made by: Capon, Georges and Dorival, Georges (Undefined) 1916

    Art.IWM PST 11118

    whole: the image occupies the upper two-thirds and is held within a black border. The title and text are separate and positioned in the lower third, in red against a white background. image: a large Red Cross flag on a flagpole, set against a battlefield...

  • Final Stages of the German War: Würzburg

    Final Stages of the German War: Würzburg

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5243

    image: an American soldier stands on a bridge decorated with statues. He has a rifle slung over his shoulder. Behind him the bridge is strewn with debris, and crossing it is an armoured jeep. On the other side of the river the city is in ruins.

  • Flying-bomb Site at Bonningues showing the Ramp

    Flying-bomb Site at Bonningues showing the Ramp

    (art) Made by: Hennell, Thomas Barclay

    Art.IWM ART LD 4644

    image: the flying bomb ramp ascends upwards in the background through the woods, while the foreground is filled with charred trees and rubble.

  • Albert

    Albert

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5928

    image: A large column of horse-drawn British carts move along a road through the French town of Albert. The road is muddy, the landscape is bare and the buildings in the background have been badly damaged by artillery fire.

  • An Evening in the City : April 1941

    An Evening in the City : April 1941

    (art) Made by: Hailstone, Bernard 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1354

    image: firemen hose down a smoking fire in pile of rubble, surrounded by the remains of bombed buildings in a London street. Through the damaged facades the unharmed spire of St James Garlickhythe is visible in the background.

  • Smash Japanese Aggression!

    Smash Japanese Aggression!

    (posters) Made by: Nockolds, Roy Anthony (Undefined) 1942

    Art.IWM PST 14992

    whole: the image occupies the upper three-quarters, with the title and text are separate and positioned in the lower quarter, in black. All set against a white background. image: a depiction of four British Vickers Wellington bomber aircraft dropping...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7899

    A medical officer, or mobile unit doctor, adminsters morphia to a female casualty, who has just been freed from under a pile of rubble and timber. Her legs have been heavily bandaged, with her right leg requiring a splint. The Civil Defence workers who...

  • REHOUSING BRITAIN: BOMB DAMAGE IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    REHOUSING BRITAIN: BOMB DAMAGE IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24336

    Civil Defence workers pick their way over rubble as they carry a stretcher case to safety, following a V2 incident, somewhere in the south of England. The original caption states that the rocket fell here "about two hours ago" and that this...

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

    BOMB DAMAGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 4119

    A pile of rubble and timber dominates the foreground of this photograph, recording bomb damage to George Street and Hospital Street in Birmingham. In the background, further damage can be seen to a row of houses.

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