Snow covers the destruction of an air raid around St Paul’s Cathedral in winter 1942.
The gunners of the Royal Artillery enjoy a Christmas lunch with their paper hats at New Ferry near Birkenhead on 14 December 1940.
Christmas anywhere should be spent in comfortable clothing, as shown here by Winston Churchill with General Eisenhower in Tunisia, 1943.
“Father Christmas” is seen here giving a present to Winston Churchill Jr, the Prime Minister’s grandson in 1942.
Soldiers check on the pigs being fattened up for Christmas at Eastern Command in December, 1942.
During the Second World War soldiers overseas were able to buy gifts, like this Christmas tree, for their families through ‘Gifts to Home League’ set up by the YMCA.