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Background imageWorld War II Collection: D-Day - British and Canadian troops landing - Juno Beach

D-Day - British and Canadian troops landing - Juno Beach
British and Canadian 3rd Division troops land at Juno Beach. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases - the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Winston Churchill making his famous V for Victory sign, 1942

Winston Churchill making his famous V for Victory sign, 1942. A typical gesture of defiance from Britains wartime Prime Minister. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Home Park Stadium Going to the Match - Plymouth Argyle FC

Home Park Stadium Going to the Match - Plymouth Argyle FC
Home Park is a football stadium in Plymouth, England. The ground, nicknamed the Theatre of Greens, has been the home of Football League Two club Plymouth Argyle since 1901.[3] After undergoing

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Holland House library after an air raid BB83_04456

Holland House library after an air raid BB83_04456
HOLLAND HOUSE, Kensington, London. An interior view of the bombed library at Holland House with readers apparently choosing books regardless of the damage. Photographed in 1940

Background imageWorld War II Collection: St. Pauls Survives

St. Pauls Survives
The iconic view of St. Pauls Cathedral from the roof of the Daily Mail newspaper building, through the smoke and flames of the nights German bombing raids

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Colonel David Stirling with a patrol in the desert

Colonel David Stirling with a patrol in the desert
Colonel David Stirling with a patrol of Special Air Service (SAS) men in the Middle East. Date: 1944

Background imageWorld War II Collection: The Sinking of the Bismarck

The Sinking of the Bismarck
The sinking of the German Battleship Bismarck. In response to sinking the HMS Hood, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill issued the order to " Sink the Bismarck"

Background imageWorld War II Collection: D-Day - Landing in France - Omaha Beach

D-Day - Landing in France - Omaha Beach
American assault troops prepare to disembark their landing craft as it approaches the beach head, Omaha Beach. The smoke visible in the background attests to the massive naval artillery assault

Background imageWorld War II Collection: London, GWR poster, 1940s

London, GWR poster, 1940s
Poster produced for Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote train services to London. Although the style of the artwork would suggest a date in the 1940s

Background imageWorld War II Collection: AI IMAGE - Spitfire aircraft flying over the White Cliffs of Dover, 1940s, (2023)

AI IMAGE - Spitfire aircraft flying over the White Cliffs of Dover, 1940s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images
AI IMAGE - Spitfire aircraft flying over the White Cliffs of Dover, 1940s, (2023). British single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries before, during

Background imageWorld War II Collection: WW2 recruitment poster, Join the Wrens

WW2 recruitment poster, Join the Wrens (Womens Royal Naval Service) and free a man for the Fleet. Printed for HMSO. Date: circa 1940

Background imageWorld War II Collection: WW II - Admiral Karl Doenitz Donitz, German navy

WW II - Admiral Karl Doenitz Donitz, German navy
Vintage photograph World War II - Admiral Karl Doenitz Donitz, German navy

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Short Sunderland flying boat, RAF Wig Bay, WW2

Short Sunderland flying boat, RAF Wig Bay, WW2
RAF Short Sunderland flying boat B9604/RBJ, in service with RaF (Royal Australian Air Force) 10th Squadron. Seen here on water at RAF Wig Bay, Stranraer, Scotland, 11 June 1942. Date: 1942

Background imageWorld War II Collection: WW2 poster, We shall not flag, Winston Churchill speech

WW2 poster, We shall not flag, Winston Churchill speech
WW2 poster, We shall not flag, we shall not fail. Winston Churchill speech, 4 June 1940. Date: 1940

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Daily Mail Front page 10th June 1944, reporting the progress of the D-Day landings

Daily Mail Front page 10th June 1944, reporting the progress of the D-Day landings
Daily Mail Front page of June 10th 1944, reporting the progress of the D-Day landings

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Recruitment poster, Join the Royal Artillery

Recruitment poster, Join the Royal Artillery and know the pride of being a gunner. 1940s

Background imageWorld War II Collection: '... Meanwhile, in Britain, the entire population faced by the threat of invasion

"... Meanwhile, in Britain, the entire population faced by the threat of invasion
7168495 "... Meanwhile, in Britain, the entire population faced by the threat of invasion, has been flung into a state of complete panic

Background imageWorld War II Collection: World War II France and Britain commemorate D-Day

World War II France and Britain commemorate D-Day
Vintage World War II photograph - France and Britain commemorate the first anniversay of the D-Day landings on the beach at Arromanches, Normandy

Background imageWorld War II Collection: World War II Invasion of France. Men of number three commando

World War II Invasion of France. Men of number three commando, 1 Special Service Brigade, dig in beside a Horsa glider near La Haute Ecarde on the Western end of Drop Zone N between Ranville

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Naval Trawler, HMS Liffy alongside a Grimsby fishing vessel in Grimsby Docks, 1937

Naval Trawler, HMS Liffy alongside a Grimsby fishing vessel in Grimsby Docks, 1937
A Naval Trawler (H.M.S. Liffy) alongside a Grimsby fisihing vessel in Grimsby Docks, 1937. From Shipping Wonders of the World, Vol. II, edited by Clarence Winchester. [The Fleetway House, London]

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Churchills praise for RAF Pilots

Churchills praise for RAF Pilots
" Never was so much owed by so many to so few" - Prime Minister Winston Churchill from a speech made on 20th August 1940

Background imageWorld War II Collection: T class Submarine

T class Submarine
Inside a British submarine: complex details of the craft in which our underwater crews live and fight. A sectional view of a boat of the T class, showing how machinery, torpedoes

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Royal Navy Battlecruiser HMS Hood

Royal Navy Battlecruiser HMS Hood, sunk by the German Battleship Bismarck at the Battle of Denmark Strait on 24th May 1941. Named after the 18th-century Admiral Samuel Hood (1724-1816)

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Tempest aeroplanes

Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Tempest aeroplanes
Supermarine Spitfire Mk. 1, Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb, and Hawker Tempest aeroplanes, all in camouflage paint. 1940s

Background imageWorld War II Collection: H. M. S. Glowworm ramming the Admiral Hipper

H. M. S. Glowworm ramming the Admiral Hipper
The 1345-ton destroyer Glowworm ramming the 10, 000-ton German cruiser Hipper after a single-handed duel at point-blank range

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Recruitment poster for the Corps of Military Police

Recruitment poster for the Corps of Military Police - Second World War. circa 1940

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Robert Blair 'Paddy'Mayne was born in Newtownards, County Down

Robert Blair "Paddy"Mayne was born in Newtownards, County Down
Robert Blair " Paddy" Mayne was born in Newtownards, County Down, the second youngest of seven children. The Mayne family were prominent landowners who owned several retail businesses in

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Poster: Save kitchen scraps to feed the hens

Poster: Save kitchen scraps to feed the hens! Keep it dry, free from glass, metal, bones, paper, etc. It also feeds pigs. Your council will collect. 1940s

Background imageWorld War II Collection: HMS Suffolk

HMS Suffolk, heavy cruiser, the ship that shadowed the Bismarck by maintaining radar contact from the evening of 23rd May 1941 for 31 long hours until the early morning of 25th May

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Bismarck battleship

Bismarck battleship
Bismarck, German battleship Date: 1941

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Handley Page Halifax bombers of 35 Squadron

Handley Page Halifax bombers of 35 Squadron
Two Handley Page Halifax II aircraft of 35 Squadron RAF, 1942

Background imageWorld War II Collection: RAF Poster, Back Them Up! WW2

RAF Poster, Back Them Up! WW2
RAF Poster, Back Them Up!, showing a British Spitfire shooting down a German bomber during the Second World War. 1940s

Background imageWorld War II Collection: The French Memorial - Lyle Hill, Greenock

The French Memorial - Lyle Hill, Greenock
The Free French Memorial - Lyle Hill, Greenock with Cardwell Bay and Gourock in background - Scotland. The war memorial (built in the shape of the Cross of Lorrain)

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Churchill and Roosevelt

Churchill and Roosevelt
Washington D.C. Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Roosevelt relax in the south grounds of the White House prior to the daily meeting of the combined British and U.S

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Firefighters on a tea break after fire St Katherines Dock

Firefighters on a tea break after fire St Katherines Dock
London firefighters (with cork helmets) and Auxiliary Fire Service firefighters (with tin hats and AFS badges on their tunics)

Background imageWorld War II Collection: DH Mosquito

DH Mosquito

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Britains Sea Power Is Yours

Britains Sea Power Is Yours
World War Two propaganda poster - Britains Sea Power Is Yours - showing the might of a British King George V Class Battleship cutting a swathe through the ocean

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Short Sunderland

Short Sunderland
circa 1940: A Royal Air Force flying boat sits on the water. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Lancaster Bomber

Lancaster Bomber
circa 1945: A Royal Air Force Lancaster Bomber in flight. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II Collection: HMS Hood, British battlecruiser

HMS Hood, British battlecruiser
HMS Hood, a British Admiral-class battlecruiser, launched 1918, served before and during the Second World War, sunk 24 May 1941. Seen here from above. Date: 20th century

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Propaganda poster for the RAF

Propaganda poster for the RAF during World War Two. Victory of the Allies is assured. Intensive bombing of Germanys war industries continues

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Britains Sea Power Is Yours

Britains Sea Power Is Yours
World War Two propaganda poster for the Royal Navy - Britains Sea Power Is Yours - depicting a British submarine crew at action stations during an attack

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery - British Army Officer

Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery - British Army Officer
Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (" Monty" ) KG, GCB, DSO, PC (1887-1976) - British Army Officer, famed for his successes and tactical ability in WW2. Date: circa 1944

Background imageWorld War II Collection: The Mansion, Bletchley Park, the World War II code-breaking centre, Buckinghamshire

The Mansion, Bletchley Park, the World War II code-breaking centre, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Boarding a Wellington II of 104 Sqn

Boarding a Wellington II of 104 Sqn
Vickers Wellington II of 104 Squadron at RAF Driffield, aircrew boarding, September 1941

Background imageWorld War II Collection: National Savings Group wartime poster

National Savings Group wartime poster
Convoy your country to victory : save and lend through our National Savings Group. World War II poster illustrated by warship flying the Royal Navy ensign

Background imageWorld War II Collection: Together Poster

Together Poster, showing the armed forces of the British Empire marching together

Background imageWorld War II Collection: H. M. S. Warspite

H. M. S. Warspite
An overhead view of H.M.S.Warspite during the Battle of Cape Matapan. Warspite was a veteran British Queen Elizabeth class battleship which had taken part in the Battle of Jutland in World War I



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