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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
12 items


Name of creator(s)

Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, from texts and photographs prepared for the Air Ministry, Ministry of War Transport, the Admiralty, the War Office, and the Ministry of Home Security by the Ministry of Information

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre in 1992

Content & structure

Scope and content

Editions of His Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) pamphlets relating to the British war effort during World War Two, including The Battle of Britain by the Air Ministry (HMSO: London, 1941); Bomber Command by the Air Ministry (HMSO, London, 1941) Coastal Command by the Air Ministry (HMSO, London, 1942); Frontline by the Ministry of Home Security (HMSO, London, 1942); Fleet Air Arm by the Air Ministry (HMSO: London, 1943); The Mediterranean Fleet by the Admiralty (HMSO, London, 1944); RAF Middle East by the Air Ministry (HMSO, London, 1945)

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to HMSO, Publications Centre, PO Box 276, London, SW8 5DT

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives



Compiled Nov 1999

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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  • Air warfare
  • Armed forces
  • Battle of Britain (1940)
  • Central government
  • Civil defence
  • Communication process
  • Defence
  • Government
  • Government departments
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military engineering
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Persuasion
  • Propaganda
  • Public administration
  • Seas
  • State security
  • War
  • War propaganda
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • Admiralty
  • Air Ministry
  • Fleet Air Arm
  • Ministry of Information
  • RAF, Royal Air Force
  • RN, Royal Navy


  • Atlantic Ocean
  • English Channel
  • London, England
  • Mediterranean Sea, Seas
  • Middle East
  • Oceans

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