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  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, APRIL 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, APRIL 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brown Charles

    A bomb-train of sixteen 250lb bombs arriving to be loaded by the waiting Royal Air Force armourers into Short Stirling bomber N6101 of No 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit at Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire. (N6101 was one of the first built by Short and Harland at...

  • POLISH FIGHTER SQUADRONS SERVING WITH THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    POLISH FIGHTER SQUADRONS SERVING WITH THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    Framed certificate bearing pilot's badge and the emblems of Polish Fighter Squadrons which fought with the Royal Air Force in the Second World War. The certificate was presented to the Commander in Chief of RAF Coastal Command, Air Chief Marshal Sir...

  • THE YALTA CONFERENCE, FEBRUARY 1945

    THE YALTA CONFERENCE, FEBRUARY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1945-02

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the President of the United States, Mr Franklin Roosevelt, and Marshal Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union photographed in the grounds of the Livadia Palace, Yalta during the eight day Yalta Conference.

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girls loading shells into the breech of a 25-pdr field gun at the Royal Artillery Experimental Unit, Shoeburyness, Essex, 1943.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A sailor on watch, wearing a duffle coat, steel helmet and holding a pair of binoculars, beside a quadruple Vickers 0.5in anti-aircraft gun, 1942.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    An armourer cleans the .303in Brownings in the front turret of Avro Lancaster R5666/`KM-F' of No. 44 Squadron while another member of the ground crew cleans the cockpit windows, Waddington, October 1942

  • WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    WRECKED GERMAN TRANSPORT MARKS THE RETREAT FROM ROME, 18 JUNE 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer (Undefined) 1944-06-18

    A German Tiger tank on its side in a ditch, north of Rome, and an American lorry in the background driving past, 18 June 1944.

  • THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

    THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL TO CAEN, NORMANDY, 22 JULY 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Malindine E G (Capt)

    Lieutenant General Sir Miles Dempsey, commanding British Second Army, pointing out a section of the front to the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. Also in the picture are the Lieutenant General G G Simonds (left), commanding II Canadian Corps and the...

  • ENTRY OF ALLIED TROOPS INTO ROME, 5 JUNE 1944

    ENTRY OF ALLIED TROOPS INTO ROME, 5 JUNE 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer (Undefined) 1944-06-05

    Allied troops walking up the steps of St Peters in Rome, 5 June 1944.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    The CO of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Wing Commander John B Selby, DSO, DFC, framed against the nose and engine of his De Havilland Mosquito II aircraft `P-Peter', Malta, 27 June 1943. The four .303in machine guns are corked to prevent dirt...

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