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Historical events Collection

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Background imageHistorical events Collection: Christmas Truce 1914 / Ww1

Christmas Truce 1914 / Ww1
British and German troops fraternise on the field of battle on Christmas Eve, greeting each other and exchanging goodwill, and are even photographed together

Background imageHistorical events Collection: St Andrews Stadium Going to the Match - Birmingham City FC

St Andrews Stadium Going to the Match - Birmingham City FC
St Andrew's is an association football stadium in the Bordesley district of Birmingham, England. It has been the home ground of Birmingham City Football Club for more than a century

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Poster for Welsh Guards

Poster for Welsh Guards
Smart men wanted to join the Welsh Guards, pictured here in full uniform during the Changing of the Guard ceremony at St. James Palace

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Deserve Victory 1940

Deserve Victory 1940
Winston Churchill says we Deserve Victory

Background imageHistorical events Collection: D-DAY MAP 1944

D-DAY MAP 1944
Plan 1C - Operation Neptune, an elaborate map detailing the proposed D-Day Normandy assault landings by Allied troops on the French beaches. Date: June 1944

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Spitfires over Forth

Spitfires over Forth
German Heinkel IIIs over the Forth Bridge are intercepted by Spitfires - the first defensive aerial action of the war

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Ww1 Kitchener Recruiting

Ww1 Kitchener Recruiting
KITCHENER POSTER Recruitment poster featuring Kitchener : " You are the man I want"

Background imageHistorical events Collection: The Stuka Advertised

The Stuka Advertised
Junkers JU-87 Stuka dive- bombers featured in an advertisement exploiting their sinister shape and fearsome reputation Date: February 1941

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Ww1 Cartoon / Better Hole

Ww1 Cartoon / Better Hole
" Well, if you knows of a better ole, go to it!"

Background imageHistorical events Collection: USS Randolph underway at sea with two S2F airplanes on its catapults, 1962

USS Randolph underway at sea with two S2F airplanes on its catapults, 1962
February 27, 1962 - USS Randolph (CVS-15) underway at sea with two S2F airplanes on its catapults

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Formation Fighting Wwi

Formation Fighting Wwi
Formation fighting between German and British aeroplanes - a battle in the skies during World War One. Note the colourful paintwork of the German planes

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Forward! Enlist Now

Forward! Enlist Now
FORWARD ! Forward to victory - enlist now. A soldier charges on a black horse

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Michael O leary Poster

Michael O leary Poster
Recruitment poster from WWI encouraging men to join an Irish regiment and emulate the bravery of their fellow countryman, Sergeant Michael O Leary VC

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Salvation Army / Wwi

Salvation Army / Wwi
World War I poster requesting the public to donate food and supplies to the Salvation Army who will distribute to soldiers fighting in France

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Christmas Truce / 1914 / Ww1

Christmas Truce / 1914 / Ww1
A light of peace in the trenches on Christmas Eve as a German soldier approaches the British lines with a Christmas Tree and small paper lantern

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Womens Land Army Poster

Womens Land Army Poster
Poster recruiting women to the National Service Womens Land Army during World War One, depicting a land girl guiding a plough across a field

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Civil War painting of Union and Confederate troops fighting at The Battle of Antietam

Civil War painting of Union and Confederate troops fighting at The Battle of Antietam
Vintage Civil War painting of Union and Confederate troops fighting at The Battle of Antietam, also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Territorial Army Poster

Territorial Army Poster
A recruitment poster for encouraging new recruits to enlist in the British Territorial Army, stressing the camaraderie of being one of the Lads of the Village

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Catford Evacuees

Catford Evacuees
A group of excited evacuee schoolchildren wait with their nurses on the platform of Catford train station in south east London. (Note the barrage balloon behind them)

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Ww1 Postcard Bulldogs

Ww1 Postcard Bulldogs
Patriotic British bulldogs: We re Ready

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Christmas Truce / Photo

Christmas Truce / Photo
British and German soldiers fraternising on Christmas Day abandoning their respective trenches to exchange gifts, play sports and forget the war for one day

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Christmas Truce / Soldiers

Christmas Truce / Soldiers
British and German troops leave their trenches on New Years Day to fraternise in peace in No Mans Land

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Spitfires and Hurricanes Flying in Formation Over Lincolnshire

Spitfires and Hurricanes Flying in Formation Over Lincolnshire
Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft from World War II come together over Lincolnshire, for the Lincolnshire Lancaster Association Day event held at RAF Coningsby

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Flags of the German Empire

Flags of the German Empire
Illustration of a Flags of the German Empire

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Lion Leads in Jutland

Lion Leads in Jutland
HMS Lion leads the battle- cruisers into the fray at the Battle of Jutland

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Zeppelin L15 on Thames

Zeppelin L15 on Thames
Zeppelin L15 floats on the Thames

Background imageHistorical events Collection: WW1 / 1918 / AIR WAR / SPAD

WW1 / 1918 / AIR WAR / SPAD
French spad shoots down a German plane

Background imageHistorical events Collection: The Lennox-Boyd brothers. Around 1915

The Lennox-Boyd brothers. Around 1915
Studio photograph of Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd with his brothers. From left to right: George Edward Lennox-Boyd (1902-1943), Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd (1904-1983)

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Dakota ZA947 returns to the runway at RAF Coningsby following her display as part of the BBMF

Dakota ZA947 returns to the runway at RAF Coningsby following her display as part of the BBMF. The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (RAF-BBMF)

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Floral Festival, Chipping Campden CC73_00462

Floral Festival, Chipping Campden CC73_00462
CHIPPING CAMPDEN, Gloucestershire. A milkmaid with a calf followed by a cart bedecked in flowers and flags form part of the procession through the Cotswold town during the Floral Festival

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Liberty Loan / Wwi Poster

Liberty Loan / Wwi Poster
Against a backdrop of the American flag and fighting US troops, the American public are urged to buy US Government war bonds

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Ww1 / 15Sep16 / Battle Somme

Ww1 / 15Sep16 / Battle Somme
FIRST BATTLE OF THE SOMME British tanks are used in action for the first time, causing panic among the Germans

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Ration Book July 1942

Ration Book July 1942
A Ministry of Food ration book issued in July 1942, to be returned if lost to the Greenwich food office

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Ww1 / 1916 / British Troops

Ww1 / 1916 / British Troops
British troops returning to France after leave; boarding the troop train at Victoria Station, London

Background imageHistorical events Collection: The Lennox-Boyd family. Around 1912

The Lennox-Boyd family. Around 1912
Studio photograph of Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd with his brothers and mother, Florence Annie Begbie (1870-1949). Standing: George Edward Lennox-Boyd (1902-1943); seated children

Background imageHistorical events Collection: The Lennox-Boyd brothers. Around 1912

The Lennox-Boyd brothers. Around 1912
Studio photograph of Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd with his brothers. From left to right: George Edward Lennox-Boyd (1902-1943), Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd (1904-1983)

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Vintage Civil War print of the Battle of Fort Sanders

Vintage Civil War print of the Battle of Fort Sanders. The battle was fought in Knoxville, Tennessee on November 29, 1863

Background imageHistorical events Collection: A U. S. Army Air Forces B-29 Superfortress bomber aircraft

A U. S. Army Air Forces B-29 Superfortress bomber aircraft
1940s - A U.S. Army Air Forces B-29 Superfortress bomber aircraft sits on an airfield between missions

Background imageHistorical events Collection: King George VI - Thanking British Children

King George VI - Thanking British Children
A certificate from King George VI to the children of Great Britain on 8th June, 1946 - issued as a momento for sharing in the hardships and ultimate triumph during World War Two

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Coldstreamers in a Great charge by the guards on the Somme

Coldstreamers in a Great charge by the guards on the Somme
On 15th September 1916, Guards including the Coldstreamers, Grenadiers and the Irish, captured Martinpuich, formerly in German hands and Courcelette and over 2300 prisoners. 15th September 1916

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Yugoslavia - Sokol Rally in Belgrade

Yugoslavia - Sokol Rally in Belgrade
A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic and athletic demonstrations - usually mass-participation)

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Ww1 / C 1915 / Kitchener Pos

Ww1 / C 1915 / Kitchener Pos
KITCHENER POSTER " Your Country Needs You" The striking recruitment poster featuring Lord Kitchener

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Remember Belgium Poster

Remember Belgium Poster
A WWI recruitment poster stirring memories of the horrors of the German invasion of Belgium to encourage young men to enlist in the armed forces

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Tank Corps Recruitment

Tank Corps Recruitment
Wanted Smart Men for the Tank Corps - Let Professor Tank teach you a Trade Recruitment drive for the newly created tank Corps toward the end of WW1

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Machine Gun Corps Poster

Machine Gun Corps Poster
Travel all over the world with the Machine Gun Corps. A persuasive military recruitment poster, promising the potential for travel to far corners of the globe

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Train Derailed / 1914

Train Derailed / 1914
A German supply train, having been derailed by Belgians

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Americans Land D-Day

Americans Land D-Day
American troops under enemy fire wading through the sea to land on the beaches of Normandy, France

Background imageHistorical events Collection: Ww1 Postcard Soldier

Ww1 Postcard Soldier
Tommy guards the flag with bayonet in hand and pipe in mouth



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