Two Battle of Britain fighter pilots, Flight Lieutenant Brian Kingcome (left), commanding officer of No 92 Squadron RAF and his wingman, Flying Officer Geoffrey Wellum, next to a Spitfire at RAF Biggin Hill, Kent, 1941
Christmas dinner for children in a home for evacuees at Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, 1941.
A female member of Air Raid Precautions staff applies her lipstick between emergency calls.
Cecil Beaton portrait of a British tank driver peering out of his Grant tank in North Africa, 1942.
Cecil Beaton portrait photograph of a Royal Air Force officer in the Western Desert, 1942.
A Cecil Beaton portrait of a member of the Women's Royal Naval Service equipped for gardening duties.