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England at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection

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England at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: The Blitz

The Blitz Collection
44 Photographic Prints

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Dover Castle Wartime Tunnels N110338

Dover Castle Wartime Tunnels N110338
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The Secret Wartime Tunnels. The Repeater Station

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Dover Castle Wartime Tunnels J920840

Dover Castle Wartime Tunnels J920840
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. Hellfire Corner. View of the Second World War Anti-Aircraft Operations Room in the Secret Wartime Tunnels

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Paddle steamer under arms CC80_00195

Paddle steamer under arms CC80_00195
DEPTFORD CREEK, LONDON. The paddle steamer Plinlimmon (formerly Cambrai) was hired by the Ministry of War transport in 1939

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Dover Castle Wartime Tunnels J950001

Dover Castle Wartime Tunnels J950001
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. Hellfire Corner. The reconstructed Second World War telephone and telex exchange in the Secret Wartime Tunnels

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: HMS Warspite EAW005978

HMS Warspite EAW005978
HMS WARSPITE, Prussia Cove, Cornwall. Warspite was launched in 1913 and saw action with the Royal Navy at the Battle of Jutland in 1916

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Dover Castle Wartime Tunnels J010002

Dover Castle Wartime Tunnels J010002
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. Hellfire Corner. View of the Second World War Anti-Aircraft Control Room in the Secret Wartime Tunnels

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Market Hall, Birmingham, 1941 a42 / 00726

Market Hall, Birmingham, 1941 a42 / 00726
The High Street elevation of Market Hall showing damage caused by an incendiary attack. Bull Ring, Birmingham. Photographed by G B Mason for the National Buildings Record, 1941

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Mulberry Harbour 24688_027

Mulberry Harbour 24688_027
Two blocks of Mulberry Harbour, Portland Harbour, Dorset. This modular design enabled two complete prefabricated harbours to be towed across the channel

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Coventry 1941 a42_00337

Coventry 1941 a42_00337
The bomb damaged front elevation of 4 Gosford Street, Coventry. Photographed by G B Mason, 1941. Oxo poster advertisement

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Teign Valley US_7PH_GP_LOC118_V_5046

Teign Valley US_7PH_GP_LOC118_V_5046
Teign Valley, Devon, photographed by an aircraft of the United States Eighth Air Force's 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group on 22 December 1943

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Cordite laboratory HAY03_01_087

Cordite laboratory HAY03_01_087
Royal Naval Cordite Factory, Wareham Road, Holton Heath, Wareham St. Martin, Dorset. The interior of the main laboratory, Royal Naval Cordite Factory

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Cordite railway HAY03_01_037

Cordite railway HAY03_01_037
Royal Naval Cordite Factory, Wareham Road, Holton Heath, Wareham St. Martin, Dorset. Cordite being transported to the press houses on the narrow-gauge railway system, Royal Naval Cordite Factory

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Wartime communications centre HAY03_01_035

Wartime communications centre HAY03_01_035
Royal Naval Cordite Factory, Wareham Road, Holton Heath, Wareham St. Martin, Dorset. A photograph taken during the Second World War showing the interior of the control trench

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Le Marchant Camp 33996_006

Le Marchant Camp 33996_006
The six remaining huts of Le Marchant Prisoner of War Camp at Devizes, Wiltshire, 2021

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Le Marchant Camp 33996_007

Le Marchant Camp 33996_007
The six remaining huts of Le Marchant Prisoner of War Camp at Devizes, Wiltshire, 2021

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Directions to air raid shelter NBR_LEICA_VI_17_08

Directions to air raid shelter NBR_LEICA_VI_17_08
PRYSTEN HOUSE, FINEWELL STREET, PLYMOUTH, DEVON. The main entrance to Prysten House bearing a sign to the nearest air raid shelter

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Horsea Island slipways 33943_022

Horsea Island slipways 33943_022
Second World War D Day landing craft slipways at Horsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 2020

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Horsea Island slipways 33943_018

Horsea Island slipways 33943_018
Second World War D Day landing craft slipways at Horsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 2020

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Horsea Island slipways 33943_016

Horsea Island slipways 33943_016
Second World War D Day landing craft slipways at Horsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 2020

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Horsea Island slipways 33943_006

Horsea Island slipways 33943_006
Second World War D Day landing craft slipways at Horsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 2020

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Acaster Malbis Airfield 34097_020

Acaster Malbis Airfield 34097_020
Acaster Malbis Airfield, former site of World War II battle headquarters, Acaster Marshes, North Yorkshire, 2018

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Anti-Aircraft battery 33911_008

Anti-Aircraft battery 33911_008
Heavy Anti-aircraft battery, City of Bristol, 2020

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Warren Farm battery 33312_013

Warren Farm battery 33312_013
Second World War Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery ZE1 at Warren Farm which was later retained as a Nucleus Force Headquarters Battery, Chadwell Heath, London, 2017

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Warren Farm battery 33312_015

Warren Farm battery 33312_015
Second World War Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery ZE1 at Warren Farm which was later retained as a Nucleus Force Headquarters Battery, Chadwell Heath, London, 2017

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Damaged theatre BB44_04083

Damaged theatre BB44_04083
New Royal Pavilion Theatre, 191 - 193 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, Greater London. Interior view of the New Royal Pavilion Theatre, showing the auditorium, in a derelict condition

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Chatham High Street BB42_00150

Chatham High Street BB42_00150
High Street, Chatham, Medway, Kent, 1942. View from the north-west showing terraced shops on the north side of the High Street, with number 277 in the foreground

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Poole shops a53_02629

Poole shops a53_02629
96-96A High Street, Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, 1942. The exterior of 96 & 96A High Street, premises of a very futuristic looking J&M Stone (96) and more traditional Barrie Ltd (96A)

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Poole shops a53_02970

Poole shops a53_02970
159 High Street, Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, 1942. The exterior of 159 High Street, premises of J Thomas & Son, photographic dealers

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Chester Rows a42_09178

Chester Rows a42_09178
32-34 Bridge Street, Chester, Cheshire West and Chester, 1942. The buildings date from the medieval period but were refronted in brick, probably in circa 1811

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Roofless church a44_00568

Roofless church a44_00568
St Johns Church, Waterloo Road, Lambeth, Greater London. Interior view of the bomb damaged remains of St Johns Church, showing the east end, June 1941

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Policeman a42_09125

Policeman a42_09125
National Westminster Bank, 33 Eastgate Street, Chester, Cheshire West and Chester, Autumn 1942. A policeman directing traffic in front of the Westminster Bank at the junction of Eastgate Street

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Lion Brewery a44_02523

Lion Brewery a44_02523
Sun Inn, 14-16 Castle Street, Reading, Berkshire, 1942. Exterior view showing the front elevations of the Lion Brewery and the Sun Inn, 1942. The Lion Brewery has since been demolished

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Moreton-in-Marsh US_7GR_LOC349_RP_3041

Moreton-in-Marsh US_7GR_LOC349_RP_3041
Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucesterhsire. Photographed by the USaF early in 1944, prior to D-Day, with barracks, truck parks and Sherman tanks parked in the main street

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: D-Day embarkation hard 33562_039

D-Day embarkation hard 33562_039
Remains of D-Day Embarkation Hard G2, Stokes Bay, Hampshire, 2018. SZ5998

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: D-Day embarkation hard 33562_035

D-Day embarkation hard 33562_035
Remains of D-Day Embarkation Hard G1, Stokes Bay, Hampshire, 2018. SZ5998

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: D-Day embarkation hard 33562_028

D-Day embarkation hard 33562_028
Remains of D-Day Embarkation Hard G2, Stokes Bay, Hampshire, 2018. SZ5998

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: D-Day embarkation hard 33562_030

D-Day embarkation hard 33562_030
Remains of D-Day Embarkation Hard G1, Stokes Bay, Hampshire, 2018. SZ5998

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Shivering Sands Fort 29756_006

Shivering Sands Fort 29756_006
Shivering Sands Army Fort, Thames Estuary, 2015. Built between 18th September and 13th December 1943 for anti aircraft defence

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Practice trenches 29753_018

Practice trenches 29753_018
Birchington, Kent, 2015. World War Two practice trench showing as a crop mark. TR2868

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Red Sands Fort 29756_013

Red Sands Fort 29756_013
Red Sands Fort, Thames Estuary, 2015. Built for anti aircraft defence, at the mouth of the Thames Estuary. TR0779

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Lizard Lane Battery 28689_025

Lizard Lane Battery 28689_025
Lizard Lane World War Two Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery, near Whitburn, South Tyneside, 2015. NZ4063

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Lizard Lane Battery 28689_029

Lizard Lane Battery 28689_029
Lizard Lane World War Two Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery, near Whitburn, South Tyneside, 2015. NZ4063

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Charles Church Plymouth a57_00340

Charles Church Plymouth a57_00340
CHARLES CHURCH, CITY OF PLYMOUTH. Exterior view from the south-east showing the ruins of Charles Church, which was burned out by incendiary bombs in March 1941

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Bomb damage, Exeter BB42_00712

Bomb damage, Exeter BB42_00712
Exeter, Devon. A view looking towards the remains of the terrace of houses comprising numbers 25-36 Southernhay West showing bomb damage

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Wroughton, Wiltshire US_7PH_GP_LOC209_V_5004

Wroughton, Wiltshire US_7PH_GP_LOC209_V_5004
WROUGHTON, Wiltshire. This vertical photograph (taken in 1944 by the US Army Air Force) shows Barbury Castle hillfort, RAF Wroughton (centre), and the village of Wroughton

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Prefabricated hospital med01_01_0643

Prefabricated hospital med01_01_0643
Mount Vernon Hospital, Rickmansworth Road, Hillingdon, Greater London. Ministry of Health new hutted hospitals. A view of the ends of the new hutted hospital being built at Mount Vernon

Background imageEngland at War 1939-45 Photographic Print Collection: Mobile first aid post MED01_01_0220

Mobile first aid post MED01_01_0220
A bus which has been converted into an A.R.P. mobile first aid post. Converted buses were first used in September 1939. Some could still be used as ordinary buses



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