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  • 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 7919

    Walking wounded cases are helped out of ambulance cars and guided across the playground of the school which is serving as a First Aid Post, following the incident. The school is Mary Boon School, on the corner of Earsby Street and Bishop King's...

  • SERVICEMEN'S LINER - THE BRITISH TROOPSHIP "GEORGIC": ARMY TRANSPORT, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c JULY 1945

    SERVICEMEN'S LINER - THE BRITISH TROOPSHIP "GEORGIC": ARMY TRANSPORT, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, c JULY 1945

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

    D 25624

    Troops carry heavy kitbags on their shoulders as they climb aboard the troopship SS GEORGIC at the Princes Landing Stage at Liverpool. They are boarding the ship via a 'Mersey Docks and Harbour Board' gangway.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

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

    D 1568

    Elephant and Castle London Underground Station Shelter: People sleeping on the crowded platform of Elephant and Castle tube station while taking shelter from German air raids during the London Blitz.

  • THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-09-13

    Q 7069

    Battle of the Drocourt-Queant Line. German ammunition horse-limbers smashed by shell fire near Pronville, 13 September 1918.

  • LAUNDRY IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF GLENIFFER LAUNDRY, CATFORD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LAUNDRY IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF GLENIFFER LAUNDRY, CATFORD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23407

    At Gleniffer Laundry in Catford, large bundles of finished laundry are loaded into a large van for delivery to customers.

  • 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 BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

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

    B 10362

    Universal carriers in Deurne during the advance towards Gemert, 26 September 1944.

  • DOMINION AND EMPIRE FORCES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    DOMINION AND EMPIRE FORCES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

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

    H 15707

    Canadian troops on the deck of a troopship arriving at a British port, 23 November 1941.

  • THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

    THE HOME GUARD 1939-1945

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

    H 5745

    The Home Guard: The machine gun section of Amersham Company, 5th Buckinghamshire Battalion Home Guard pictured with their Vickers gun mounted in an army lorry.

  • 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...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME EXETER, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME EXETER, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

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

    D 16655

    Two farmers attend the 91st sale of the 'Devon Cattle Breeder's Society'. They are leading a bull down the ramp from the cattle truck in which it has been transported to the sale. The original caption states that Devon bulls are ideal...

  • THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945

    THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945

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

    D 25849

    A striking photograph of a completed South African Railways 15F class locomotive being steam tested at a large locomotive works, somewhere in Britain. The engine has all cylinder joints tested under full boiler pressure.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

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

    BU 3322

    Ram Kangaroo personnel carriers passing through Hopsten, 8 April 1945.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN MALAYA 1941

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN MALAYA 1941

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Palmer (Lt)

    FE 100

    Cheerful British soldiers on board a troopship arriving at Singapore, October 1941.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1919 - 1939

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1919 - 1939

    part of "THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1919 - 1939" (photographs)

    H(AM) 345

    Troops emplaning on a Vickers Victoria transport aircraft "Mayfly".

  • DEMOBILISATION OF THE BRITISH ARMY

    DEMOBILISATION OF THE BRITISH ARMY

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

    BU 12284

    The four millionth British soldier to be demobilised, Rifleman John Neale, aged 31, of the King's Royal Rifle Corps, is greeted by the captain of his troopship, Commodore Master T C Woods. Rifleman Neale, of Hounslow, Middlesex, served as an officer...

  • THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI, NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 1917

    THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI, NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-12-06

    Q 7287

    Tanks of the 2nd Brigade on railway trucks at the railhead returning from the battle. Fins, 6 December 1917.

  • THE WAR CORRESPONDENCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE WAR CORRESPONDENCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-07-17

    Q 6859

    Arrival of Canadian journalists at Boulogne, 17 July 1918.

  • THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917

    THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-06-11

    Q 3519

    A German Light Railway destroyed by British guns, 11th June 1917.

  • THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-09

    Q 4111

    Light railway bringing up supplies for the British Army, Doullens-Arras road. September 1916.

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