British Military Policemen patrolling the Austrian-Italian border, May 1945
Photograph, World War Two, Italy (1943-1945), 1945.
The Military Police were present on every battlefront and in every country where British troops fought or were stationed. They guarded military installations, directed traffic, dealt with prisoners, hunted down war criminals and policed the military community.
From a collection of British official war photographs relating to the 78th Division.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study Collection