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  • 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...

  • FIELD MARSHAL JAN SMUTS

    FIELD MARSHAL JAN SMUTS

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

    Field Marshal Jan Smuts standing in front of his personal transport aircraft, an ex-South African Airways Lockheed Lodestar, which he used to tour the North African front.

  • 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...

  • VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, 8 MAY 1945

    VE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, 8 MAY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer 1945-05-08

    View of the crowd in front of the Ministry of Health building in Whitehall, 8 May 1945. The Prime Minister addressed the crowd from the balcony, which, like the roof of the building, is decorated with flags. On the right is the Cenotaph.

  • 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 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 machine gunner on a convoy escort vessel in the Atlantic, 1942. The weapon is a Hotchkiss M1909 Benet-Mercie.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: GREAT BRITAIN: PERSONALITIES

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: GREAT BRITAIN: PERSONALITIES

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

    Lieutenant General (later Field Marshal) Bernard Montgomery in field dress, at Eighth Army Headquarters in Italy. In 1944-45 he was Commander-in-Chief of 21st Army Group in North-West Europe.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY IN 1942

    THE ROYAL NAVY IN 1942

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

    A signaller operating a 10-inch signal lamp on board a British warship.

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    A flight of No 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit Short Stirling aircraft flying south-west, with the outskirts of Waterbeach in the foreground and Cambridge in the distance. From near to far the aircraft are: `S' N3676; `G' N6096; `C' N6069.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JANUARY 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JANUARY 1942

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

    Two Bristol Beauforts (N1173/`MW-E' and AW242/`MW-B') of 217 Squadron, Royal Air Force patrolling the British coast near St Eval, Cornwall.

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