Skip to main content

1945 Collection

Background image1945 Collection: Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Elizabeth as Junior Commander in the ATS inspecting

Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Elizabeth as Junior Commander in the ATS inspecting The Motor Transport Training Centre at Camberley, Surrey during the Second World War. Circa May 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Summertime activities, children at Plymouth barbican diving if from a quayside lamp post

Summertime activities, children at Plymouth barbican diving if from a quayside lamp post WW2 childhood group of Children sports playing summer time activities lamp posts fun past times air raid

Background image1945 Collection: Polish troops of the 2nd Corps in Italy. The continue to train

Polish troops of the 2nd Corps in Italy. The continue to train, even after hostilities have ended. Picture taken 25th May 1945

Background image1945 Collection: A two thousand pound unexploded bomb was discovered in the garden of a house at Belgrave

A two thousand pound unexploded bomb was discovered in the garden of a house at Belgrave Road, Plymouth today. It was necessary to evacuate 300 people until a Bomb disposal Squad had removed

Background image1945 Collection: Returning evacuee children wave goodbye to Derby as their train moves out

Returning evacuee children wave goodbye to Derby as their train moves out, bound for London and their homes. 15th June 1945

Background image1945 Collection: German submarine seen in Cardiff, just after the end of the War in Europe

German submarine seen in Cardiff, just after the end of the War in Europe. It is the U - 1023. Commander H A L Marsham is seen on the vessel. Picture taken 16th June 1945

Background image1945 Collection: The Theatre Royal in Chatham, Kent. 22nd February 1945

The Theatre Royal in Chatham, Kent. 22nd February 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Mine disposal team deal with a mine in Rye Bay England during WW2 1945

Mine disposal team deal with a mine in Rye Bay England during WW2 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Thousands of Napier workers demonstrating in Acton Park

Thousands of Napier workers demonstrating in Acton Park, West London during the Second World War. 31st May 1945

Background image1945 Collection: The 30th Corps memorial at Nienburg, a prancing black boar

The 30th Corps memorial at Nienburg, a prancing black boar, sign of the corps since its formation, was unveiled by the corps commander, Lieut.Gen. Sir Brain Horrocks

Background image1945 Collection: St Pauls Cathedral flood lit during the VE day celebrations to celebrate victory in

St Pauls Cathedral flood lit during the VE day celebrations to celebrate victory in Europe. 8th May 1945

Background image1945 Collection: VJ Day, a policeman carries a lost child in Trafalgar Square, London. 15th August 1945

VJ Day, a policeman carries a lost child in Trafalgar Square, London. 15th August 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury in Kent England. Canterbury is a historic

Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury in Kent England. Canterbury is a historic cathedral city in Kent, southeast England, on the River Stour

Background image1945 Collection: VE day celebrations, West Street, Bargoed - 1945

VE day celebrations, West Street, Bargoed - 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Eccleston Grange, St Helens, Merseyside, 19th October 1945, on the outskirts of St Helens

Eccleston Grange, St Helens, Merseyside, 19th October 1945, on the outskirts of St Helens, the property has been given to the boroughs Education Committee to use as a school for special needs children

Background image1945 Collection: General Kinzel (German General of Infantry) puts his signature to the surrender of

General Kinzel (German General of Infantry) puts his signature to the surrender of the German land, sea and air forces in Northern Germany, Holland and Denmark

Background image1945 Collection: Alexander Sutherland Neill (centre)seen here as a new term starts at Summer Hill School

Alexander Sutherland Neill (centre)seen here as a new term starts at Summer Hill School, back at Leiston, Suffolk after five years of evacuation at Ffestiniog in Wales

Background image1945 Collection: Alexander Sutherland Neill (3rd from the right) seen here as a new term starts at Summer

Alexander Sutherland Neill (3rd from the right) seen here as a new term starts at Summer Hill School, back at Leiston, Suffolk this week after five years of evacuation at Ffestiniog in Wales

Background image1945 Collection: Young girl riding her bicycle with pet dog in the basket on the front handlebars

Young girl riding her bicycle with pet dog in the basket on the front handlebars. Circa 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Lifeboatmen pf Walmer, Kent, including Coxwain Fred Upton. 25th November 1945

Lifeboatmen pf Walmer, Kent, including Coxwain Fred Upton. 25th November 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Residents of Beche Road, Cambridge pose during street party celebrations

Residents of Beche Road, Cambridge pose during street party celebrations, held on VE Day at the end of the Second World War in Europe. 8th May 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Devastation at Upton Park following a V2 missile explosion in which 16 people were killed

Devastation at Upton Park following a V2 missile explosion in which 16 people were killed. 28th January 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Under the educational and valuational training scheme the R. A. F

Under the educational and valuational training scheme the R. A. F
Under the educational and valuational training scheme the R.A.F. Station at Arundel have stared a dramatic school. John Dobbas, professional ballet dancer instructs a ballet class

Background image1945 Collection: Mr Ernest Bevan the Foreign Secretary seen here leaving 10 Downing Street following

Mr Ernest Bevan the Foreign Secretary seen here leaving 10 Downing Street following the Prime Minister broadcast to the country on VJ Day. 15th August 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Prime Minister Clement Attlee seen here on the steps of 10 Downing Street after his

Prime Minister Clement Attlee seen here on the steps of 10 Downing Street after his broadcast to the nation on VJ Day. 15th August 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Floodlights light the scene of a V2 explosion close to Tottenham Court Road which killed

Floodlights light the scene of a V2 explosion close to Tottenham Court Road which killed 9 civilians and injured 46 and badly damaged the Whitfield Memorial Chapel. 25th March 1945

Background image1945 Collection: 2000 Vickers Armstrong Aircraft workers in Manchester protesting against proposed

2000 Vickers Armstrong Aircraft workers in Manchester protesting against proposed redundancies. 7th February 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Stalin and Churchill in the conference room at Yalta during the Second World War

Stalin and Churchill in the conference room at Yalta during the Second World War. 4th February 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Corporal Arthur Toman (note to editors spelling hard to read - reads as Toman

Corporal Arthur Toman (note to editors spelling hard to read - reads as Toman
Corporal Arthur Toman (note to editors ** spelling hard to read - reads as Toman, though cannot see the name Toman on Forces Records) makes friend with a baby in Caen, France

Background image1945 Collection: A German U-boat sinking in the Kattegat after an attack by Mosquitos of R. A. F

A German U-boat sinking in the Kattegat after an attack by Mosquitos of R. A. F
A German U-boat sinking in the Kattegat after an attack by Mosquitos of R.A.F. Coastal Command. The aircraft is led by Squadron Leader A H Gunnis, DFC, of Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Background image1945 Collection: Sgt. Daniel Hochstatter is rescued by a British Air / Sea rescue launch after his PBY

Sgt. Daniel Hochstatter is rescued by a British Air / Sea rescue launch after his PBY
Sgt. Daniel Hochstatter is rescued by a British Air/Sea rescue launch after his PBY Catalina was shot down. April 1945

Background image1945 Collection: British Marines escort Chinese women from an occupied area in Hong Kong. 30th August 1945

British Marines escort Chinese women from an occupied area in Hong Kong. 30th August 1945

Background image1945 Collection: One of the first official RAF photographs of Berlin since its fall

One of the first official RAF photographs of Berlin since its fall. Taken by a low-flying Mosquito of the RAF Film Production Unit

Background image1945 Collection: US 8th Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress under heavy snow. Within the hour the bomber will

US 8th Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress under heavy snow. Within the hour the bomber will be roaring eastwards, high in the icy sub-zero skies

Background image1945 Collection: The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima

The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively

Background image1945 Collection: British internees at Camp Stanley, Hong Kong, celebrate their liberation

British internees at Camp Stanley, Hong Kong, celebrate their liberation. 1st September 1945

Background image1945 Collection: British radar system located somewhere in England. August 15th 1945

British radar system located somewhere in England. August 15th 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Captured German radar at Pachino, Sicily. 15th August 1945

Captured German radar at Pachino, Sicily. 15th August 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Anti-air trainee in West Africa using Radar apparatus. 15th August 1945

Anti-air trainee in West Africa using Radar apparatus. 15th August 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Burma, British Infantrymen search village huts on the approach to Meiktila, Burma

Burma, British Infantrymen search village huts on the approach to Meiktila, Burma, Picture Issued 22nd March 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Members of the Liverpool Chinese community cheering on hearing today

Members of the Liverpool Chinese community cheering on hearing todays good news of the Japanese offer to accept unconditional surrender, Liverpool, Friday 10th August 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Inside the ruins of the Reichstag. Circa July 1945

Inside the ruins of the Reichstag. Circa July 1945

Background image1945 Collection: The Reichstag after the battle of Berlin. Russia took Berlin on 2nd May 1945

The Reichstag after the battle of Berlin. Russia took Berlin on 2nd May 1945, a few days later the war in Europe officially ended on 8th May 1945. Picture taken 20th July 1945

Background image1945 Collection: The 'Big Three'round table conference opens, as leaders of the victorious

The "Big Three"round table conference opens, as leaders of the victorious
The " Big Three" round table conference opens, as leaders of the victorious Allied Nations gather to discuss future policies

Background image1945 Collection: Winston Churchill greeting President Truman on arrival at the Prime Minister

Winston Churchill greeting President Truman on arrival at the Prime Ministers residence in Potsdam for a dinner party with Josef Stalin. 23 July 1945

Background image1945 Collection: A blind man plays darts. His name is not known Picture taken 30th April 1945

A blind man plays darts. His name is not known Picture taken 30th April 1945

Background image1945 Collection: The Sunday shift at Burnley Aircraft Products factory during Second World War

The Sunday shift at Burnley Aircraft Products factory during Second World War. 1st November 1945

Background image1945 Collection: Bill Teasdale (left) who is now walking about with a broken neck

Bill Teasdale (left) who is now walking about with a broken neck. Surrey Military Hospital. His " horse collar" makes it impossible for him to turn his head. 25th September 1945



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping