LCC-LFB Recruit firemen training at Brigade HQ, SE1
During the 1950s recruit firefighters were trained at the Brigade Headquarters, Lambeth. Here the recruit squad are rescuing by carrying down on the 50 foot wheeled escape ladder pitched to the third floor of the station drill tower.
© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library
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World War I. Poster for recruitment and war bonds. Deutsches
World War I. Poster for recruitment and war bonds. 'I want you for Usa Army' 1917 by James Montgomery Flagg. 'Sure! We'll finish the job'. 1918 by Gerrit Albertus Beneker. 'For home and country'. 1918 by Everitt Alfred Orr. 'The Call to doty. Join the army'. 1914/18. Deutsches Historisches Museum. Berlin. Germany.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
WW1 - Lord Derby's Recruitment Drive - November 17th 1915
WW1 - 'Derby's Day' - A cartoon, or satorical print from the magazine 'Punch' on the subject of recruitment for the army, during the First World War. 'The Derby Scheme' was a voluntary recruitment policy in Britain created in 1915 by Edward Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby. 'Punch' was the magazine of humour and satire, running from 1841 until its closure in 2002. A very British institution with an international reputation for its witty and irreverent take on the world. Date: 1915
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