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HMAS Australia (512)
View of the bridges from the port side on the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank

British airborne troops in action in Arnhem, 1944
Photograph of British paratroops taking cover in a shell hole during the battle for Arnhem in September 1944. Codenamed Operation Market Garden, the allies withdrew after a stubborn eight-day battle which saw the death of over 7000 British paratroopers.

Wings for Victory
Poster advertising Edinburgh war savings group.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Men working on the construction of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank.

Royal visit to Cowdenbeath, 1948
Photograph of royal party, Princess Margaret, King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth, examining a piece of machinery, possibly a coal cutter, in the workshops at Cowdenbeath Colliery. Dr William Reid, National Coal Board Scottish Area Chairman, is on the right.

The saloon of the ocean liner, City of New York, 1888
Photograph showing the interior of the saloon of the ocean liner, City of New York.

Cotton waste bale breakers, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of four female workers breaking cotton waste bales at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

HMAS Australia (512)
Port side view of the aft barbettes and their BL 8-inch Mk VIII naval guns on the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank.

Tank in Scunthorpe, 1918
Photograph of tank, training number 141, tackling an obstacle built of sandbags and barbed wire in Scunthorpe.