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  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, MAY 1943 THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, MAY 1943

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

    Air Vice Marshal Park, climbs away in his own personal Supermarine Spitfire Mark V, after his ceremonial take off to mark the opening of Malta's new airfield at Safi. He is watched by RAF personnel, Basuto and Mauritian Troops and Maltese civilian...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN WEST AFRICA, 1943 THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN WEST AFRICA, 1943

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

    Local workers help to refuel a Lockheed Hudson aircraft with 100-octane fuel using a petrol bowser.

  • 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

    Canadian PO (A) S Jess, wireless operator of an Avro Lancaster bomber operating from Waddington, Lincolnshire carrying two pigeon boxes. Homing pigeons served as a means of communications in the event of a crash, ditching or radio failure.

  • 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

    Royal Air Force mechanics carrying out repairs to the mid-upper turret of Avro Lancaster bomber R5540 at Waddington, Lincolnshire.

  • 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

  • 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

    The seven man crew of an Avro Lancaster bomber wait near the crew room at Waddington, Lincolnshire for transport out to their aircraft. The pigeons seen in boxes in the foreground are homing pigeons carried for communication purposes in case of ditching...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1941 THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    Royal Air Force bomber crew plotting a course on a map before a raid.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942 THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    A tail view of Short Sunderland Mark I, L5802 'SE-F', of Coastal Command at Pembroke Dock. It bears the code letters of No 95 Squadron, though this squadron was operating in West Africa at the time; (possibly done to mislead enemy intelligence).

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942 THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    The Canadian pilot of a Vickers Wellington looking out from his cockpit.

  • BRITISH AIRMEN TRAINING WITH THE EMBRY-RIDDLE COMPANY AT CARLSTROM FIELD, ARCADIA, FLORIDA, AMERICA, SUMMER 1941 BRITISH AIRMEN TRAINING WITH THE EMBRY-RIDDLE COMPANY AT CARLSTROM FIELD, ARCADIA, FLORIDA, AMERICA, SUMMER 1941

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

    Royal Air Force cadets take a break from the hot Florida sun beside Stearman PT-17 primary trainers provided by the USAAF and painted in that services bright yellow and blue trainer colours.

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