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  • THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    THE PRODUCTION OF TANKS FOR RUSSIA, SMETHWICK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    P 233

    Factory workers ride on Valentine tanks as they leave a factory in Smethwick. A notice propped on the front of the tanks reads "All Help for Russia Now". The workers are holding a Union flag and a Russian flag and many have their fists raised...

  • BELGIAN FISHERMEN IN THE BRITISH FISHING VILLAGE OF BRIXHAM, DEVON IN 1944

    BELGIAN FISHERMEN IN THE BRITISH FISHING VILLAGE OF BRIXHAM, DEVON IN 1944

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

    TR 1866

    Portrait of an old lady from a Belgian fishing family.

  • COMMANDER IN CHIEF HOME FLEET, ADMIRAL SIR JOHN TOVEY ON BOARD HMS KING GEORGE V, NOVEMBER 1942

    COMMANDER IN CHIEF HOME FLEET, ADMIRAL SIR JOHN TOVEY ON BOARD HMS KING GEORGE V, NOVEMBER 1942

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

    TR 388

    The Commander in Chief Home Fleet Admiral Sir John Tovey, KCB, KBE, DSO, at his desk.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 159

    A portrait of a young boy, working as a caulker in a shipyard, somewhere in Britain. The caulker's job is to fill in any gaps, making the ship watertight.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: SALVAGED TIMBER, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: SALVAGED TIMBER, UK, 1943

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

    P 1399

    A busy scene at a depot for salvaged timber, somewhere in Britain, as a truck load of timber is delivered.

  • THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    part of "WEAVER KEVIN" (photographs) Made by: Weaver Kevin

    BOS 221

    A young boy scavenges for anything which could be salvaged and sold in a rubbish tip situated near a United Nations compound in Sarajevo, December 1994.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1944

    WAR INDUSTRY, UK, c 1944

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

    P 2122

    A portrait of crane operators Mrs Thyra Hyde and Miss Doris Cunningham at an industrial site, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

    WAR INDUSTRY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN UNDERGROUND FACTORY, NEW BRIGHTON, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c 1945

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

    P 2466

    A portrait of a woman war worker as she operates a machine producing 20mm cannon shells at an underground factory on the Wirral.

  • ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

    ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

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

    TR 487

    Lieutenant Commander G D A Gregory at the periscope of HMS TRIBUNE.

  • ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

    ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

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

    TR 586

    The Seamen's Mess on board HMS TRIBUNE. In the centre Leading Seaman A B Robinson, and to his left Leading Seaman D Murton.

  • ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

    ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

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

    TR 588

    Portrait of a submariner.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

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

    P 870

    Mrs Wardle makes Sten gun parts at an ordnance factory somewhere in Britain.

  • AERO FACTORY GIRLS: AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, MARCH 1942

    AERO FACTORY GIRLS: AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, MARCH 1942

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

    L 345

    A woman war worker wears a protective mask as she sprays a section of fuselage at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • BELGIAN FISHERMEN IN THE BRITISH FISHING VILLAGE OF BRIXHAM, DEVON IN 1944

    BELGIAN FISHERMEN IN THE BRITISH FISHING VILLAGE OF BRIXHAM, DEVON IN 1944

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

    TR 1864

    A group of Belgian fishermen on the quayside at Brixham.

  • ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

    ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

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

    TR 485

    A member of the crew of HMS TRIBUNE.

  • ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

    ON BOARD HM SUBMARINE TRIBUNE, 1942

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

    TR 496

    Lieutenant Commander G D A Gregory at the periscope of HMS TRIBUNE.

  • THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    part of "WEAVER KEVIN" (photographs) Made by: Weaver Kevin

    BOS 224

    A Bosnian woman attempts to sell her few remaining possessions on a Sarajevo street corner in order to raise money for food for the coming winter.

  • THE AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    THE AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "THE ROAD TO WAR" (photographs)

    Q 81838

    A group of women chat in the street outside the Kreuzbrunnen Colonnade in Marienbad, Bohemia.

  • ERNEST BEVIN VISITS NO 11 ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, NEWPORT, MONMOUTHSHIRE, WALES, UK, c 1943

    ERNEST BEVIN VISITS NO 11 ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, NEWPORT, MONMOUTHSHIRE, WALES, UK, c 1943

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

    P 1987

    Minister of Labour, Ernest Bevin, MP, signs an autograph for a factory worker as he joins them in the 'clocking-out' queue before lunch.

  • JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

    JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

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

    L 29

    Jamaican technicians, newly-arrived in Britain, enjoy a game of billiards in their hostel. They have travelled to Britain to train and work in various factories in Merseyside.

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