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Background imageOccupied Collection: Free French - Honour the Maquis

Free French - Honour the Maquis. The Maquis were rural guerrilla bands of French Resistance fighters, called maquisards, during the Occupation of France in World War II Date: circa 1941

Background imageOccupied Collection: Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle, on Loch Duich, Ross-shire, Scotland. Originally occupied by a vitrified fort, it was replaced in the 13th century by this castle

Background imageOccupied Collection: De Gaulle Declaration

De Gaulle Declaration
De Gaulles declaration to occupied France that France has lost a battle but has not lost the war, reassuring his country that victory will eventually restore France

Background imageOccupied Collection: Map / Europe / Balkans C1850

Map / Europe / Balkans C1850
The Turkish-occupied territories in Europe, comprising all the Balkans apart from Greece

Background imageOccupied Collection: Map / W Indies / Hispaniola

Map / W Indies / Hispaniola
The island of Hispaniola, now occupied by Haiti to the west, the Dominican Republic to the east

Background imageOccupied Collection: French Flag 1908

French Flag 1908
An old soldier in German- occupied Strasbourg is permitted to display the French flag

Background imageOccupied Collection: Festival Stilt Dance and Dancers - Dalian, Manchukuo, China

Festival Stilt Dance and Dancers - Dalian, Manchukuo, China
Manchukuo - a puppet state of the Empire of Japan in Northeast China and Inner Mongolia from 1932 until 1945. It was founded as a republic, but in 1934 it became a constitutional monarchy

Background imageOccupied Collection: Royal Caledonian Orphan Asylum, Bushey, Hertfordshire

Royal Caledonian Orphan Asylum, Bushey, Hertfordshire
The Royal Caledonian Orphan Asylum at Bushey, designed by William Emerson. The buildings is now occupied by the Purcell School for Young Musicians. Date: circa 1905

Background imageOccupied Collection: Alfred Rosenberg

Alfred Rosenberg
ALFRED ROSENBERG Leading proponent of National Socialist ideology. In 1941 he was appointed Minister for the Eastern Occupied Territories

Background imageOccupied Collection: Mr Howard Carter

Mr Howard Carter
Howard Carter (1874-1939) British egyptologist, famed for his discovery of Tutankhamens tomb. Born in 1874, he went to Egypt as a draughtsman in 1891 and studied the inscriptions

Background imageOccupied Collection: French poster of the occupation

French poster of the occupation
Populations abandonnees, faites confiance au soldat allemand! World War Two propaganda poster of occupied France encouraging the abandoned population to have confidence in German soldiers

Background imageOccupied Collection: Dutch poster advertising a National Collection

Dutch poster advertising a National Collection on behalf of the Fatherland (ie the German Reich), during the Second World War. May 1944

Background imageOccupied Collection: De Gaulle Declaration 2

De Gaulle Declaration 2
De Gaulles declaration to occupied France that France has lost a battle but has not lost the war, reassuring his country that victory will eventually restore France

Background imageOccupied Collection: Battle of Four Courts

Battle of Four Courts
The Battle of the Four Courts. The Four courts occupied by the IRA who were opposed to the Treaty of Peace between Great Britain and Ireland

Background imageOccupied Collection: British occupation of Istanbul, Turkey

British occupation of Istanbul, Turkey
circa 1919

Background imageOccupied Collection: Theatre, Portugal Street

Theatre, Portugal Street
A theatre has occupied this site for centuries and still does today

Background imageOccupied Collection: Sasebo, Japan - Sasebo Station

Sasebo, Japan - Sasebo Station
Japan - Sasebo Station, Sasebo, a city on Japans Kyushu Island. Note the fine 1950 Ford Tudor Sedan on the right and the evidence of the American occupation (jeeps and military trucks)

Background imageOccupied Collection: Residence Of Baillie Scott

Residence Of Baillie Scott
A pair of photographs showing some interiors, including a hall and dining room, belonging to an old house, remodelled in Arts and Crafts style. Once occupied by Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott

Background imageOccupied Collection: Douglas Boston I / Havoc I BD111

Douglas Boston I / Havoc I BD111, of No.23 Squadron being prepared for a night intruder sortie over occupied Europe on 7 March 1941 at RAF Ford. Date: 1941

Background imageOccupied Collection: Canal Boats

Canal Boats
An etching of a canal, which seems to stretch far into the distance, occupied by some long boats, with industrial chimneystacks smoking in the distance. Date: circa 1917

Background imageOccupied Collection: Notes relating to Board of Trade Titanic inquiry

Notes relating to Board of Trade Titanic inquiry
RMS Titanic, Captain Maurice Clarke Archive. Typed notes dated 28 April 1912 relating to the Board of Trade enquiry into the Titanic disaster

Background imageOccupied Collection: Royal Caledonian Asylum, Bushey

Royal Caledonian Asylum, Bushey
Children outside the Royal Caledonian Orphan Asylum at Bushey, designed by William Emerson. The site is now occupied by the Purcell School for Young Musicians. Date: Date unknown

Background imageOccupied Collection: A destroyed munitions factory at Quievrain, Belgium

A destroyed munitions factory at Quievrain, Belgium
A destroyed German munitions factory at Quievrain, in occupied Belgium, after an allied bombing raid in the First World War. Date: circa 1917

Background imageOccupied Collection: The house occupied by Francisco Pizarro, Peru

The house occupied by Francisco Pizarro, Peru
The house occupied by Francisco Pizarro during the Conquest of Peru by Spain in the 16th century. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageOccupied Collection: SNCASO SO-P1 Ferblantine 01

SNCASO SO-P1 Ferblantine 01, during assembly at the SNCASO factory in Vichy France. First flown in 1941, this glider was hidden when Vichy France was occupied by the Germans

Background imageOccupied Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Republican side

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Republican side. Occupied church (1936)

Background imageOccupied Collection: King Ferdinand I of Romania

King Ferdinand I of Romania
Ruler of Romania, King Ferdinand I (1865-1927), published shortly after he broke his country's neutrality to side with the Allies during the First World War

Background imageOccupied Collection: Excavation at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, 1939. The cavity occupied by the ship

Excavation at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, 1939. The cavity occupied by the ship, which was 82 ft in length and 16 ft in beam. Date: 1939

Background imageOccupied Collection: York House Battersea

York House Battersea
York House, on the spot now occupied by Prices Candle Factory, is supposed to have been built about the year 1475 by Lawrence Booth, Bishop of Durham, and by him annexed to the see of York

Background imageOccupied Collection: Surrey Gardens

Surrey Gardens
View of Surrey Gardens in 1860. Royal Surrey Gardens opened in 1856, as pleasure gardens in Newington, Surrey, London in the Victorian period, slightly east of The Oval

Background imageOccupied Collection: Music Hall

Music Hall
View of the Music Hall Surrey Gardens. Royal Surrey Gardens opened in 1856 as pleasure gardens in Newington, Surrey, London in the Victorian period, slightly east of The Oval

Background imageOccupied Collection: Manor House, Dalston

Manor House, Dalston
View of the Manor House, Dalston, once occupied by the Tyssen family who owned large swathes of Hackney, but by the later part of the 19th century had become a Refuge for Destitute Females. Date: 1875

Background imageOccupied Collection: Chelsea Farm

Chelsea Farm
View of Chelsea Farm, a house occupied by Lord & Lady Cremorne around the turn of the 19th century. It near Chelsea Bridge on the site now covered by Cremorne Gardens. Date: 1875

Background imageOccupied Collection: Tattersalls

Tattersalls
View of the courtyard of old Tattersalls, the main auctioneer of race horses in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The first premises occupied were near Hyde Park Corner

Background imageOccupied Collection: Oliver Cromwells house

Oliver Cromwells house
A view of a house in Westminster said to have been occupied by Oliver Cromwell. It was situated a little to the north of the Blue Boars Head Yard, by King Street. Date: 1875

Background imageOccupied Collection: Arthurs Club & Brooks Club

Arthurs Club & Brooks Club
Arthurs was a London gentlemens club, now dissolved, which was established in 1811 and was disbanded in 1940. Between 1827 and 1940 it was based at 69 St Jamess Street

Background imageOccupied Collection: John Miltons house

John Miltons house
A pretty garden-house in Petty France, Westminster. Milton lived there until the Restoration. Later it became No. 19 York Street, belonged to Jeremy Bentham

Background imageOccupied Collection: Ypres Ramparts CWGC Cemetery seen across the moat

Ypres Ramparts CWGC Cemetery seen across the moat
The earliest settlement in this area is thought to have been near Langemarck in about AD960 and gradually a cluster of villages grew up around the Yperlee

Background imageOccupied Collection: WW1 - German soldiers pose on a battle-scarred French street

WW1 - German soldiers pose on a battle-scarred French street
A fascinaing WW1-era postcard showing a large group of German soldiers posed in the setting of a battle-scarred street scene in France (note the sign Restaurant Jeanne D Arc - number 19)

Background imageOccupied Collection: Assault on House by Spanish Soldiers

Assault on House by Spanish Soldiers
Assault on a house occupied by the staff of General Jordan, one of the leaders of the Cuban forces. A large crowd of men with guns rush toward a thatched building, smoke everywhere from gunfire

Background imageOccupied Collection: Lima as seen from the Hill of San Cristobal

Lima as seen from the Hill of San Cristobal
After the Chilean army occupied Lima, during the War of the Pacific in 1881. On top of the hill of San Cristobal, a soldier stands holding the Chilean flag

Background imageOccupied Collection: Limit of French Zone in the Ruhr

Limit of French Zone in the Ruhr
France extend their sphere of influence after German default in reparations - limit of French Zone in the Ruhr. 1923

Background imageOccupied Collection: Santarem, on the Tagus

Santarem, on the Tagus
View of the town of Santarem, Portugal, on the right bank of the Tagus. The town was evacuated and then occupied by Septembrists

Background imageOccupied Collection: Hambledon workhouse

Hambledon workhouse
The Hambledon Union workhouse, originally erected in 1786. The site later became Hambledon Hospital and then Hambledon Homes

Background imageOccupied Collection: SNCAC NC. 702 Martinet F-BAOO

SNCAC NC. 702 Martinet F-BAOO
SNCAC NC.702 Martinet F-BAOO (msn 121). During the second World War the ReichsLufttfahr Ministerium (RLM) dispersed manufacture of (usually)

Background imageOccupied Collection: All Germans love children, so even these tough soldiers, invading Belgium

All Germans love children, so even these tough soldiers, invading Belgium, find time to fraternise with the kiddies... and fortunately there is a photographer to record it... Date: 1914

Background imageOccupied Collection: Afghan War - The Fort at Jellalabad

Afghan War - The Fort at Jellalabad
A view of the fort at Jellalabad (now Jalalabad), occupied by the British, seen from Pipers Hill. Date: 1878

Background imageOccupied Collection: WWI / BRUSSELS OCCUPIED

WWI / BRUSSELS OCCUPIED
German officers enjoying their occupation of Brussels, the Belgian capital. Date: 1916



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