SPECIAL OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE WITH THE EDES (NATIONAL REPUBLICAN GREEK LEAGUE) RESISTANCE MOVEMENT IN GREECE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Italian officer with General Adolfo Infante's Autoblinda 41 armoured car at the HQ of the Allied Military Mission, Pertouli, Thessaly, during the negotiations leading to the signing of the Act of Co-operation with Italian forces 11 September 1943.
This unpleasant-looking character is called the Squander Bug, and it was created during the Second World War by artist Phillip Boydell, an employee of the National Savings Committee. The cartoon bug appeared in press adverts and poster campaigns as a menace who encouraged shoppers to waste money rather than buy war savings certificates.
American troops and locals at the Dove Inn, Burton Bradstock, in Dorset, 1944.
In 1942, the first of over 1.5 million American servicemen arrived on British shores in preparation for the Allied offensives against Germany during the Second World War. That year, the United States' War Department published Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain to help soldiers, sailors and airmen – many of whom had never travelled abroad before – adjust to life in a new country.