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[Photo] British cruiser Dorsetshire at Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 8 Aug 1941

British cruiser Dorsetshire at Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 8 Aug 1941

"Women in Britain come into the factories. Ask at any employment exchange for advice and full details." Published in 1941 by the British Ministry of Information. Artwork by Donald Zec. - WWII propaganda poster Great Britain (UK), women war workers

After Britain declared war on Germany in 1939, David Niven returned home and rejoined the Army. He was alone among British stars in Hollywood in doing so; the British Embassy advised most actors to stay. Niven was re-commissioned as a lieutenant in the Rifle Brigade on 25 February 1940, and was assigned to a motor training battalion.

The 16 Most Delightfully British Photos Of All Time

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HMS Dauntless, the second of six formidable Type 45 air defence warships being built for the Royal Navy, arrives in her home port of Portsmouth, Hampshire for the first time.

Reprint of the WW2 Poster Dig On For Victory

As we start the new year and survey the open education landscape, it's hard not to conclude that openness has prevailed. The victory may not be absolute, but the trend is all one way now - we'll never go back...