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  • ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    D 26720

    Italian prisoners of war attend a church service in a prisoner of war camp in Britain.

  • POW currency, 1 Shilling, Great Britain

    POW currency, 1 Shilling, Great Britain

    (currency) Made by: HMSO 1943

    CUR 11921

    A one shilling paper currency note, printed by HMSO and dated 1943, for use within the civilian internee camps established during the Second World War on the Isle of Man. Civilians of German, Austrian and (later) Italian extraction were interned in...

  • Monopoly

    Monopoly

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: John Waddington Ltd, Leeds and London

    EPH 2217

    Boxed game (with board and accessories and instructions).

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26165

    The facilities of the Yorkshire Tennis Club were made available on some afternoons to the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26177

    For the repatriated prisoners of war attending No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough, afternoons were free time. Many took the chance to play or watch sports such as football.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26170

    A selection of the pamphlets relating to different careers that were made available to repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough. Where the centre could not initiate training itself the staff would assist the men in finding...

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26171

    Although not compulsory, many of the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough, found the well equipped gymnasium a useful asset.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26168

    Dancing was always popular with the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough. At dances the former prisoners, staff and friends all mixed to create a very natural social situation.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26173

    The Belvedere Club, run by the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS), for all ranks at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26163

    Warrant Officer Viles, one of the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre worked part-time for a carpet fitting company in Scarborough to prepare him to take up his pre-war occupation in Leeds.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26167

    One of the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough, attending a book-keeping course, one of the many educational and vocational subjects available at the centre.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26164

    Three of the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre visit Scarborough Castle. Afternoons were free and those men not wanting to take part in sports were able to visit the town, harbour and local places of interest.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26172

    Although not compulsory, many of the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough, found the well equipped gymnasium a useful asset.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26175

    Warrant Officer Brown, one of the repatriated prisoners of war attending No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough, was given the chance to try out teaching at a local school.

  • POW currency, two shillings and sixpence, Great Britain

    POW currency, two shillings and sixpence, Great Britain

    (currency) Made by: HMSO 1947

    CUR 12635

    Prisoner of War (POW) Camp 78 was High Garrett Camp, near Braintree, Essex. Paper POW currency, printed by HMSO (His Majesty's Stationery Office) was introduced in 1943, and issued by the War Department. The first mass influx of POWs into Britain...

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    D 26162

    Repatriated prisoners of war attend the Music Circle at No 1 Resettlement Centre along with friends and staff.

  • GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN

    GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN

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

    H 6292

    German POWs repair a barbed wire fence at Glen Mill Prisoner of War camp, Oldham, England on Christmas Eve, 1940

  • GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN

    GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN

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

    H 6294

    German POWs taking vegetables harvested from the camp garden to the cookhouse at Glen Mill prisoner of war camp, Oldham, on Christmas Eve.

  • GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN

    GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN

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

    H 6299

    German POWs at Glen Mill camp, Oldham, on Christmas Eve 1940.

  • shoes, slippers, child's, handmade

    shoes, slippers, child's, handmade

    (souvenirs and ephemera) 1946

    EPH 32

    A pair of child's slippers, handmade from rope (in red and beige with red pom-poms) by an unidentified German prisoner of war (POW) at Mortimer Camp near Reading, Berkshire (Camp No 88), circa 1946.

  • Italian Prisoners-of-war Working on the Land

    Italian Prisoners-of-war Working on the Land

    (art) Made by: Ford, Michael 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1833

    image: View across an onion field in autumn with sixteen Italian prisoners-of-war gathering in the crop, supervised by a single British soldier at the near edge of the field. The PoWs are wearing clothing marked with a distinctive red spot on the jackets...

  • GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN

    GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN

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

    H 6293

    German POWs working in the vegetable garden at Glen Mill prisoner of war camp, Oldham on Christmas Eve, 1940.