ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY, THE BALKANS AND SOUTH EAST EUROPE, 1942-1945.
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Supermarine Spitfires of No. 32 Squadron RAF undergoing maintenance in a dispersal area at Foggia Main, Italy, as a Boeing B-17F of the 15th USAAF takes off into the evening sky. Two of the Squadron's aircraft, HF Mark VIII, JF 404 'GZ-M', and HF Mark IX, MA619 'GZ-B', painted overall cerulean blue for high altitude offensive reconnaissances over the Dalmatian coast, are at left and centre, while standard camouflaged Mark IXs, such as MA802 'GZ-D', can be seen on the right.
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