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Here you will find over 20,000 images of objects, books, letters, aerial photographs and other items from museums, libraries and record offices in Wales.
 

Topics > War and Rebellion > Second World War (1939-45)

 
Air raid shelters

Air raid shelters

Air raid wardens

Air raid wardens

Air raids

Air raids

American soldiers

American soldiers

Armed forces

Armed forces

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Bevin boys

Bevin boys

Black outs

Black outs

Bombers

Bombers

Civil defence

Civil defence

Demobilisation

Demobilisation

Diaries

Diaries

Engineers

Engineers

Evacuees

Evacuees

Fighter planes

Fighter planes

Hess, Rudolph

Hess, Rudolph

Home Guard

Home Guard

Leaflets (Second World War)

Leaflets

Medals (Second World War)

Medals

Medical care

Medical care

Memorials

Memorials

Navy

Navy

Police forces

Police forces

Postcards

Postcards

Prisoners of war (Second World War)

Prisoners of war

Propaganda

Propaganda

Rationing (Second World War)

Rationing

Royal Welch Fusiliers

Royal Welch Fusiliers

Second World War letters from G. K. Higginson of Wrexham

Second World War letters from G. K. Higginson of Wrexham

South Wales Borderers

South Wales Borderers

Swansea blitz, 1941

Swansea blitz, 1941

Victory celebrations

Victory celebrations

War bonds and funds

War bonds and funds

Workers (Second World War)

War workers

Women at work (Second World War)

Women