A study of a young woman welder . She is posing for the photographer, leaning against a column. In the background a ship under construction can be seen in a slipway.
The crew of Consolidated Liberator Mark II, AL511 'A', of No. 108 Squadron RAF walk from their aircraft at Fayid, Egypt. Note the "Dumbo" motif painted on the nose. AL511 failed to return from a bombing sortie over Tripoli on 3 May 1942.
The Axis Offensive 1941 - 1942: Remains of German tanks form circular patterns in the sand at Sidi Rezegh in Libya.
A horticultural school for women now training students in all branches of agriculture and horticulture with special regard to producing disease free crops.The Plant Junior Hoe which saves time and labour and hoes fields of carrots in record
A British sailor uses a sewing machine to repair a signal flag on board the armed merchant cruiser HMS ALCANTARA en route to Sierra Leone, 1942
Flying Officer Neville Duke of No 92 (East India) Squadron with his Spitfire at RAF Biggin Hill, 1941. After the war, Neville Duke became one of Britain's leading test pilots and broke the World Air Speed Record in 1953