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WORLD WAR I & II PICTURES  FROM  ORIGINAL PHOTO ALBUMS.

 

Photograph of British soldiers on Malta during WWII    Welcome to my website . Here you will find wartime images taken by the servicemen who were there . Feel free to view the world through their eyes .

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Feel free to click on the images below to find different catorgories.    

   

WW2 Photo of RAF Spitfire in South Africa

World war II Photo of Churchill Tank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WW2 photo of 88mm gun on uboat deck

Photo of crew members of HMS Duncan.     

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PHOTO OF US MARINENOW OVER 250 PHOTO ALBUMS.50,000 IMAGES.

 

 

 

PHOTO OF WALRUS SEA PLANE TAKING OFF FROM HMS EXETER I offer high resolution scans on cds of the original photos,   produced from British, German and United States servicemen ,  spanning both World Wars and other conflicts. 

  

      

                           

Many are to named individuals, soldiers, sailors and airmen.  The albums provide a fascinating insight into their backgrounds, service and experiences.

 

 

ww2 photograph of German officer and his dog

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      A FEW OF MY FAVORITES

 

           WORLD WAR I PICTURES 

 

Photo of sinking ship hit by WW1 U-boat U-25   My most treasured photo album  features WW1 U-boat , U-25 attacks on merchant shipping , there are also 3 original photos of its commander ...Blue Max winner Kapitanleutnant Otto Wunsche .

 

 

PHOTO OF WW1 Uboat U-25WW1 photo of uboat officers  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  Colonel John Berkley-Millers Album feature WW1 Tank Regiment at Bovington. Some excellent  photos of World War I Tanks and Armoured cars

 

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PHOTO OF WWI SOLDIERS IN TRENCHLieutenant Willam Shorter was killed in action aged just 20  while flying his Sopwith Camel over German lines in 1918 . His albums show Essex Regiment in training during 1915 . He then moves into the Royal Flying Corps were we see some nice photos of early planes including the Short 184 sea plane on the River Crouch below.

 

PHOTO OF SHORT 184 SEAPLANE

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               WORLD WAR II PICTURES

 

         A Selection  of my favorite WW2 albums

 

Photograph  of U-boat  U-108 U108 Uboat polar bear emblem U-Boat U-108 Photo album which belonged to Ob.mech. Willi Wilke . This album is top quality and contains many excellent original photos ..137 in total .

Just about the entire crew are pictured and indentified in both individual photos and group photos .The album is very well captioned throughout . It contains around 12 photos of its commander and ww2 u-boat ace , Kpt.Klaus Scholtz. There are many rare photos of the interior of the U108 and 10 photos of ships being attacked by U108. In addition there are some fine photos of U-108 Conning tower and its deck . Album has been scanned to 1200dpi .

 

PHOTOGRAPH OF U-BOAT CREW u108

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        WORLD WAR 2 ROYAL AMOURED     CORPS . PHOTOS OF BRITISH TANKS

 

 

PHOTO OF SHERMAN MINE CLEARING TANK   Tank mechanics photo album who served in India during the 2nd World War with Royal Armoured Corps . The album contains over 120 photos of tanks and armoured vehicles . These include Sherman mine clearing flail tanks ,  Valentine and Churchill Bridgelaying tanks , armoured scout cars , Ram Sexton Self propelled guns, Cromwell tanks , Comet Tanks and Diamond T Tank Transporters ...an excellent collection of 2nd World War photos .

 

DIAMOND T TANK TRANSPORTERPHOTO OF WWII CHURCHILL TANK

 

 

 

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    World War II Fallschirmjager Photo Album    

 

 

PHOTO OF GERMAN PARATROOPERS ( FALLSCHIRMJAGER ) ABOUT TO DROP ON CRETE First Sgt. Wilhelm Plieschen served in the German elite paratroopers .. Fallschirmjager Machine gun Battalion 7 .

  

 

    His album contains many fascinating original photos, there are around 150 in total . Wilhelm is pictured throughout . We see photos he has taken in his Junkers transport plane ,  just moments before the drop on the first day of the invasion of Crete 20th May 1941 .

PHOTO OF FALLSCHIRMJAGER GRAVE IN CRETE   Incredibly , he takes more photos on hitting the ground , many of his battalion were shot on the way down . There are a number of photos showing freshly dug Fallaschirmjager graves on Crete .          

 

 

   Later in the album there are photos of  Fallschirmjager in Russia .

   This is an extremely rare 2nd World War Fallschirmjager photo album with many fine quality images .

   

 

PHOTO OF FALLSCHIRMJAGER SOLDIERS IN CRETE

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Officer Liverpool Kings regiment circa 1901An earlier photo album belonged to Captain Edward Herbert Simpson who served with the South African light Horse & Liverpool Kings Regiment , at Ladysmith during the Boer War in 1900 .

 

 

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Gebirgsjager    German officer's photo album .Belonged to Franz Amberger who served with 6 Gebirgs Division ( German Mountain troops) on the Murmansk front during the winter of 1941-42 .

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Fleet Air arm pilot 1946  Fleet Air Arm Pilots photo album .D.M. Surry Served on Aircraft carriers HMS Glory & HMS Theseus .

 

 

 

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RAF Radar operators photo album . belonged to Neville Brown served on Malta during WW2 .

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WW2 RAF RADIO OPERATOR DAVID STEWART RAF Wireless operators album.

Belonged to David Stewart who served at air head quarters in Burma & RAF Station Mingaladon ,Burma. 

   

 

 

 

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WW2 German army  Kruppe protze military truck in Greece 1941

German soldiers photo album.

Gunter Geucke served during the invasion of Greece

 & Crete in 1941.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lt. Biemans 1st Battalion East Surrey regiment Lieutenant Barry Biemans Photo album . Served with 1st Battalion East Surrey Regiment Suez canal zone 1952-1954 

 

 

 

 

 

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Royal Marine Commando John Underhill

Photo album served 1945-48

Malta

 

 

 

 

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US Soldiers photo album

served in Germany 1944-46

Approx 100 photos of bomb damaged

German towns ..plus wrecked luftwaffe

planes and knocked panther panzers..and genocide victims

 

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Spitfire pilots photo album . G. Webster served with 600 City of London Squadron .

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hans Schlagberger knights cross winner 1945

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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James Parr . Served with RAF 45 Squadron during WW2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Royal Navy sailor ..circa 1906

 

 

Sailors photo album ..served on HMS.Topaze & HMS Adventure circa 1901-1908

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RAF flight lieutenant Roy Fenton served at AMES 259           

RAF Flight lieutenant Roy Fenton served at Air ministry experimental station A.M.E.S 259 Bir - el -Abd Egypt  1941-41( radar station )

His album contains some nice images of Blenheim and Wellington bombers

 

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RAF Group captain Samuel Rexford-WelshRAF Group Captain Samuel Rexford-Welsh served with RAF 152 & 155 squadrons in Burma & RAF Tengah during WW2   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Henry Lorraine Flight mechanic served with

RAF 215 Squadron in India 1942-45 

 

 

 

 

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    A big thanks to Brent Di Cesare of Red Rose Photos , who has helped restore some of my damaged photos and negatives .          

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Photo of sailors on HMS Duncan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WW2 Photo RAF SPITFIRE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The images print  beautifully , they look very good printed out on quality photographic paper to 8in x 6in or to A4 and larger .

Using zoom on your pc you will be able to view  details not apparent to the naked eye.

 

The images on this website have been resized and overwritten , the images on the cds are much better quality and have no text across them.  Each album listed on this site has a slide show of sample pictures . 

 

 

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Photo of Russian T34 tank

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                         WORLD WAR I IMAGES

                  WORLD WAR II IMAGES

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STEAM & DIESEL TRAIN PHOTOS

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photo of Warship diesel locomotive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

I HAVE NOW ADDED SOME GENERAL INTEREST PHOTOS TO MY ARCHIVE .

THESE INCLUDE SOME GREAT TRANSPORTATION PHOTO CDS OF STEAM TRAINS , DIESEL TRAINS , FARMING IN THE 1930s , BUSES & TRACTION ENGINES ....ALL PRODUCED FROM ORIGINAL PHOTOS , NEGATIVES & SLIDES.

 

county donegal railway entering stranorlar 19.05.52

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LATEST ADDITION ...CD CONTAINING SCANS PRODUCED FROM ORIGINAL NEGS OF THE CHEADLE HULME TRAIN CRASH 1964 .

LMS STEAM TRAINS ,  LIVERPOOL TRAMS 1930s - 1950

       

 

 EARLIEST ALBUM BELONGED TO A SOLDIER WHO SERVED WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIGHT HORSE DURING THE BOER WAR .

   WWI  ALBUMS  INCLUDE PHOTOS WHICH BELONGED TO A GERMAN OFFICER WHO SERVED ON U-BOAT U-25...( MANY GREAT QUALITY IMAGES OF ATTACKS ON MERCHANT SHIPPING ) .

 

 

PHOTOGRAPH OF WWI U-BOAT U-25 CARRYING SEAPLANE UBOOT 25

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

   THERE IS AN ALBUM WHICH WAS THE PROPERTY OF COLONEL JOHN NAPIER BERKLEY-MILLER ..THIS FEATURES SOME GREAT PHOTOS OF WW1 TANK REGIMENT TANKS & ARMOURED CARS .

   ANOTHER ALBUM SHOWS THE BRITISH ARMY IN OCCUPIED GERMANY DURING 1919 . EXCELLENT IMAGES OF BRITISH TANKS IN THE BEAUTIFUL CITY OF COLOGNE ( KOLN ) BEFORE IT WAS DESTROYED IN WW2 .

    THREE ROYAL FLYING CORPS ALBUMS ...THESE CONTAIN MANY EARLY PLANES , BRAVE AIRMEN AND NUMEROUS CRASHES .

    A GERMAN SOLDIERS WW1 ALBUM CONTAINS GRAPHIC OF WARDEAD IN TRENCHES , KNOCKED OUT TANKS , DOWNED PLANES , CAPTURED BRITISH & FRENCH PLANES ..& PILOTS .

    

    WW2 ALBUMS INCLUDE....

 OVER 20 ALBUMS WHICH BELONGED TO GERMAN SOLDIERS WHO SERVED IN WW2 ... THEY COVER CONFLICT IN POLAND , BELGIUM, FRANCE , AFRIKAKORPS  DAK AND RUSSIA .

   THREE DIFFERENT KRIEGSMARINE ( GERMAN NAVY ALBUMS )

   THREE  WW2 LUFTWAFFE  ALBUMS .

   FOUR GERMAN U-BOAT CDS ,INCLUDING ONE OF AN ALBUM WHICH BELONGED TO U-BOAT COMMANDER HERBERT BRUNINGHAUS .

   

 

    MANY ROYAL NAVY ALBUMS ..ONE  FEATURES HMS MAJESTIC ...THIS BELONGED TO ADMIRAL  GEORGE NAPIER TOMLIN ..I ALSO HAVE HIS SCRAPBOOKS  1890-1944 & HIS DIARIES DATED BETWEEN 1905 - 1944 ( POTENTIALLY AVAILABLE FOR SALE ). ALBUM DATED 1905-1911.

    HMS AJAX  .. HMS BELFAST .. HMS BERWICK  .. HMS CURACOA  .. HMS DELHI .. HMS EXETER  .. HMS GLORIOUS ..  HMS LONDON .. HMS SUPERB .. HMS NEWCASTLE .. HMS WARRIOR . 

    AUSTRALIAN ROYAL NAVY ..... HMAS BURNIE ... HMAS HOBART

     

 

PHOTO OF RAF HURRICANE IN INDIA DURING WWII

 

   WW2 ROYAL AIR FORCE ALBUMS ..PILOT TRAINING IN SOUTH AFRICA ,  CANADA , RAF FALCONFIELD USA . 

 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPH OF RAF LIBERATOR IN INDIA DURING WWII

 

     99TH BOMBER SQUADRON ...OPERATIONAL OVER BURMA .

     RAF SGTS ALBUM , DOCUMENTS / MEMOIRS  DURING SIEGE OF MALTA 1941 .

WW2 Photo of ATA girl      AIR TRANSPORT AUXILLARY ( ATA ) ALBUM ..BELONGED TO A FEMALE PILOT ..GOOD PHOTOS OF UNIFORMED LADIES ,

PLANES ..INCLUDING HURRICANES AT  RAF BENSON . OTHER RAF  ALBUMS SHOW LIBERATORS IN INDIA , RAF COASTAL PATROL ...AND RAF NAVIGATORS ALBUM ..HE TRAINED IN CANADA AND WAS KILLED IN SERVICE SHORTLY AFTER WW2 s END .

 

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 WORLD WAR 2 PHOTOGRAPHS

       

IMAGES FROM AN EXCELLENT BRITISH WW2 TANK MECHANICS PHOTO ALBUM .

 

 

Churchill Bridge Laying Tank                             Sherman Flail Mine Clearing Tank

Churchill bridge laying tank

Photo of ww2 mineclearing Sherman flail tank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo of ww2 Churchill tankPhoto of Diamond T Tank transporter

 

 

 

 

 

        

 

photo of RAM Sexton self propelled gun

Photo of WW2 Churchill tank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daimler Armoured Car                                          Humber Armoured Car

 

Photo of WW2 Humber armoured carWW2 Photo of Diamler armoured car

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sherman Tank                                                   Churchill  Flame Thrower Tank

photo of wwII Sherman tank

 

Photo of Churchill flame thrower tanks

 

 

 

 

 

   

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SGT BAYARD H. WILSON WW2   USAF AIR GUNNER

 

WW2 photo of USAAF liberator bomber gunner.Photo of WWII USAAF Liberator bomber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOSE ART PHOTO FLAK MAGNET II

 

 

 

           

            

World War II photo of liberator bomber gunner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HMS EXETER  1936 - 1939                                 WW1 U-BOAT  U-25


PHOTO OF HMS EXETERPhoto of World War I Uboat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WW1 TANK REG ALBUM                          WW1 RAF TANGMERE

 

images of World war I tank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ORIGINAL WW2 PHOTO ALBUM FALLSCHIRMJAGER ( ELITE GERMAN PARACHUTE REGIMENT )..INCLUDES INVASION CRETE 1941 AND RUSSIAN  FRONT

Photo of FALLSCHIRMJAGER SOLDIERS IN PLANE INVASION OF CRETE

WW2 PHOTO FALLSCHIRMJAGER SOLDIERS AWAITING FLIGHT FOR INVASION OF CRETE      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fallschirmjager soldiers photo

Ww2 photo of Fallschirmjager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ww2 photo of Fallschirmjager in crete

Ww2 photo of Fallschirmjager in crete

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FROM KRIEGSMARINE TIRPITZ & ARADA FLOAT PLANE ALBUM

 

PHOTO OF BATTLESHIP TIRPITZ

PHOTO OF PANZERSCHIFF TIRPTZ

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPH OF PANZERSCHIFF TIRPITZ

WW2 photo of panzerschiff Tirpitz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHOTO OF TIRPTZ ARADO FLOAT PLANE

PHOTO OF TIRPTZ ARADO FLOAT PLANE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHOTO OF  ARADO FLOAT PLANE ON THE TIRPITZ

PHOTO OF ARADO FLOAT PLANE ON THE TIRPITZ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

                THROUGH THEIR EYES

                WORLD WAR I PHOTOS

                WORLD WAR II PHOTOS