A heavily-armed jeep patrol from 'L' Detachment SAS in North Africa, 18 January 1943.
A female member of Air Raid Precautions staff applies her lipstick between emergency calls.
Munition workers in a shell warehouse at National Shell Filling Factory No.6, Chilwell, Nottinghamshire in 1917.
WAAF radar operator Denise Miley plotting aircraft on a cathode ray tube in the Receiver Room at Bawdsey 'Chain Home' station, May 1945.
Women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in flying kit at Hatfield, 10 January 1940.
A Cecil Beaton portrait of a member of the Women's Royal Naval Service equipped for gardening duties.
A veteran sergeant in the Dorking Home Guard cleans his Tommy gun at the dining room table, before going on parade, 1 December 1940.
Two men of the 12th East Yorkshires wearing snow suits leaving their snow-covered trench on daylight patrol. Arleux Sector, 9 January 1918.