Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Second World War in Colour – in pictures

An extraordinary collection of rare colour images by official photographers, news agencies, freelancers and air crews, feature in a new book, The Second World War in Colour, by the Imperial War Museum . Many are being published for the first time and shed fresh light behind the scenes of the conflict

Women producing bullets and cannon shells
Women producing bullets and cannon shells in an underground munitions 
A 5.5-inch gun crew from 75th (Shropshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment
A 5.5-inch gun crew from 75th (Shropshire Yeomanry) Royal Artillery, 
https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2017/apr/19/the-second-world-war-in-colour-in-pictures