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Background imageSquad Collection: Chelsea Football Club 1905

Chelsea Football Club 1905
Chelsea Football Club, founded in March 1905. The top picture shows the squad of players and officials. The lower picture shows the ground at Stamford Bridge

Background imageSquad Collection: Chelsea Football Club - 1959-1960 season

Chelsea Football Club - 1959-1960 season. Left to right: (Back row) S. Anderton, R. Whittaker, R. Matthews, J. Mortimore, C. Livesey, J. Compton; (front row) James Peter ( Jimmy ) Greaves (1940-), P

Background imageSquad Collection: Korean War Veterans Memorial (1995). Washington D. C. United

Korean War Veterans Memorial (1995). Washington D. C. United
Korean War Veterans Memorial (1995). Group of 19 stainless steel sculptures, by Frank Gaylord, representing a squad patrol. Detail. West Potomac Park. National Mall. Washington D.C. United States

Background imageSquad Collection: LCC-LFB Recruit firemen training at Brigade HQ, SE1

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

Background imageSquad Collection: Boys in field, Essex Boys Industrial School. Chelmsford

Boys in field, Essex Boys Industrial School. Chelmsford
A garden squad doing agricultural work at Essex Boys Industrial School, Chelmsford. A cart bears the name of the institution. (See also the image of card reverse in this collection.) Date: circa 1906

Background imageSquad Collection: Princess Diana and Prince Charles visiting the Met Police

Princess Diana and Prince Charles visiting the Met Police
Princess Diana and Prince Charles on a visit to the Metropolitan Polices burglary squad. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageSquad Collection: 1798 Irish Rebels Camp

1798 Irish Rebels Camp
The Camp on Vinegar Hill : Irish rebels encampment - field kitchen, firing squad, music, dance and holy mass

Background imageSquad Collection: An illustration of the last moments of the Titanic

An illustration of the last moments of the Titanic
Calmly awaiting the order to save themselves: Stokers of the Titanic standing in a squad on the vessel while she was sinking fast

Background imageSquad Collection: Walker at Trujillo

Walker at Trujillo
American soldier of fortune William Walker lands at Trujillo, Honduras : captured by British, he is handed to Honduras authorities who shoot him by firing squad 12 Sept

Background imageSquad Collection: Caricature illustration, by Batchelor, showing policemen in top hats and evening dress suits

Caricature illustration, by Batchelor, showing policemen in top hats and evening dress suits, passing by police station. Captioned

Background imageSquad Collection: The Flying Squad, film by Edgar Wallace

The Flying Squad, film by Edgar Wallace, a British Lion picture Date: 1929

Background imageSquad Collection: John Longden and Henry Vibart in The Flying Squad

John Longden and Henry Vibart in The Flying Squad
John Longden and Henry Vibart in film The Flying Squad written by Edgar Wallace Date: 1929

Background imageSquad Collection: A stunt car flies through the air over a row of other cars, watched by spectators. Date: 1960s

A stunt car flies through the air over a row of other cars, watched by spectators. Date: 1960s

Background imageSquad Collection: A stunt car flies through the air over a bonfire of tyres, watched by spectators standing in

A stunt car flies through the air over a bonfire of tyres, watched by spectators standing in the rain. Date: 1960s

Background imageSquad Collection: Death of a stuntman, Eastbourne

Death of a stuntman, Eastbourne
Death of a stuntman at Arlington Stadium, near Eastbourne. John Bell, aged 23, was being towed behind a car on a wooden sledge when, as part of the stunt

Background imageSquad Collection: The Building Squad of the N. F. S

The Building Squad of the N. F. S
The Building Squad of the N.F.S. (National Fire Service) - building a control room for the Fire Station. Many members of the N.F.S

Background imageSquad Collection: Napoleon Bonaparte directing the Suppression

Napoleon Bonaparte directing the Suppression
Napoleon Bonaparte directing an artillery firing squad at the Suppression after the Siege of Toulon (ordered by Paul Barras and Stanislas Freron)

Background imageSquad Collection: Funeral of a Plantation Guard

Funeral of a Plantation Guard
A double line of guards stand by the coffin of a plantation guard, ready to proceed, with a squad of soldiers behind them as a funeral procession

Background imageSquad Collection: Silencing the opposition at the Temple in Paris, after Louis-Napoleon

Silencing the opposition at the Temple in Paris, after Louis-Napoleons coup of 2 December 1851 Date: 5 December 1851

Background imageSquad Collection: Japanese Firing Squad before Capitol Building

Japanese Firing Squad before Capitol Building

Background imageSquad Collection: POLICE DRILL / 1900

POLICE DRILL / 1900
A squad of police going through a drill. Date: 1900

Background imageSquad Collection: The Flying Squad, by Edgar Wallace, Weymouth

The Flying Squad, by Edgar Wallace, Weymouth
Two scenes from The Flying Squad, a four-act play by Edgar Wallace, Regent Theatre, Weymouth, previously at the Lyceum Theatre, London. Showing The Arrest and the Police Court Scene. 20th century

Background imageSquad Collection: LFCDA-LFB Southwark training school squad group photo

LFCDA-LFB Southwark training school squad group photo
Recruit squad group photograph (listed as 12/87), with Station Officer instructor Trevor Dean. After the recruits have passed their final exams they are deemed probationer firemen

Background imageSquad Collection: GLC-LFB Southwark training school squad group photo

GLC-LFB Southwark training school squad group photo
Recruit squad group photograph (listed as 14/79), with Station Officer instructor, after the recruits have passed their final exams and are now deemed probationer firemen

Background imageSquad Collection: The Auckward Squad

The Auckward Squad.Etching by Isaac Cruickshank, 1793; published bys W Fores, 19 Feb 1793. Associated with Line Infantry, Wars of the French Revolution (1793-1802). Date: 1793

Background imageSquad Collection: Blitz in London -- rescue squad, Wandsworth, WW2

Blitz in London -- rescue squad, Wandsworth, WW2
Blitz in London -- a rescue squad at work in Wandsworth after oil and high explosive bomb damage on 16 November 1940. Date: 1940

Background imageSquad Collection: Arab of Lawrence Squad

Arab of Lawrence Squad
One of the Arab irregular soldiers who formed T.E. Lawrences flying squad. Date: circa 1916

Background imageSquad Collection: Women in the Auxiliary Fire Service, WW2

Women in the Auxiliary Fire Service, WW2
Formed in 1933, the Auxiliary Fire Service played a vital part in the London Fire Brigades efforts to deal with the bombing, and resultant Blitz, upon London

Background imageSquad Collection: DI Jill McTeague, Arts & Antiques Squad, with necklace

DI Jill McTeague, Arts & Antiques Squad, with necklace
DI Jill McTeague of the Arts & Antiques Squad of the Metropolitan Police, holding a stolen necklace which has been recovered

Background imageSquad Collection: Austro-Hungarian firing squad, WW1

Austro-Hungarian firing squad, WW1
Austro-Hungarian justice being carried out in the form of a firing squad during the First World War. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageSquad Collection: The Flying Squad by Edgar Wallace

The Flying Squad by Edgar Wallace. First produced at the New Theatre in Oxford on 5th March 1928 and later produced by M Barry O Brien at the Lyceum Theatre, London on 7th June 1928

Background imageSquad Collection: North West Frontier Province - Picket of Afghan Infantry

North West Frontier Province - Picket of Afghan Infantry at the boundary line between the British and Afghan Territory. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSquad Collection: Stuntman attempts to fly car over river

Stuntman attempts to fly car over river
Stuntman Bill Johnston of Destruction Squad was supposed to fly his car over a river in the English Midlands, but failed to achieve sufficient speed due to the wet ground

Background imageSquad Collection: Destruction Squad, flying car in quarry

Destruction Squad, flying car in quarry
Destruction Squad, flying car in a quarry. Joe Weston Webb fitted out an old Ford Popular with wings and a tail plane, then persuaded a stunt driver to shoot it over a water-filled quarry in the hope

Background imageSquad Collection: WORLD WAR I (1914-1918). Aerial battle between french (Model

WORLD WAR I (1914-1918). Aerial battle between french (Model Nieuport 17) and german (Albatros D-III) aircrafts

Background imageSquad Collection: Saltley Reformatory / Norton Boys Home Football Team

Saltley Reformatory / Norton Boys Home Football Team
The football squad from the Norton Boys Home (formerly Saltley Reformatory) near Birmingham Date: 1908

Background imageSquad Collection: Good Shepherd Home, Rectory Grove, Clapham - Footballers

Good Shepherd Home, Rectory Grove, Clapham - Footballers
Football squad at the Good Shepherd Childrens Home, Rectory Grove, Clapham. Date: circa 1912

Background imageSquad Collection: WW2 Christmas card, Flying Squad

WW2 Christmas card, Flying Squad, humorous police scene. Date: circa 1942

Background imageSquad Collection: World War I. Spad squad

World War I. Spad squad
First World War (1914-1918). French squad of machine-gunning German positions (July 1918). Picture by Maurice Busset. Drawing

Background imageSquad Collection: World War I. Frenc squad

World War I. Frenc squad
First World War (1914-1918). Hangars of a French fighter squad. Picture by Fran篩 os Flameng

Background imageSquad Collection: World War I. Bombing Ludwigshafen

World War I. Bombing Ludwigshafen
First World War (1914-1918). Bombardment of Ludwigshafen by a French squad (26th May 1915). Picture by Henry Farr鮠 Drawing

Background imageSquad Collection: Indian battery gun squad during World War I

Indian battery gun squad during World War I
Indian soldiers under General Smuts in the East African campaign during the First World War. Date: 1916

Background imageSquad Collection: Blitz in London -- rescue squad at sub-station, WW2

Blitz in London -- rescue squad at sub-station, WW2
Blitz in London -- a rescue squad at work, searching the debris at 72Z fire sub-station following an air raid, 18 September 1940. Date: 1940

Background imageSquad Collection: Native American Indian soldiers, WW1

Native American Indian soldiers, WW1
Date: 1917

Background imageSquad Collection: Paris air raid precautions WWII

Paris air raid precautions WWII
A Paris Air Raid Precautions (ARP) decontamination squad at work during rehearsal. The signs used for warning Parisians of a gas attack are certainly grim reminders Date: May 1940

Background imageSquad Collection: LFB recruits taking part in hosepipe training at HQ

LFB recruits taking part in hosepipe training at HQ

Background imageSquad Collection: WW2 - Aircraft of the Free French Lorraine Squadron, Libya

WW2 - Aircraft of the Free French Lorraine Squadron, Libya
WW2 - Blenheim Mk. IV Aircraft of the Free French Lorraine Squadron, Libya (RAF No. 342 Squadron). Date: circa 1943

Background imageSquad Collection: Russo-Japanese War - tussle over the map

Russo-Japanese War - tussle over the map
Russo-Japanese War - Japanese Artillery - Guns going into action Date: circa 1905



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