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  • THE STRATEGIC BOMBING OF GERMANY, 1942-1945

    THE STRATEGIC BOMBING OF GERMANY, 1942-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1942-03

    Vertical aerial photograph taken during the major raid on Lubeck on the night of 28/29 March 1942, showing the glare of incendiary fires in the Altstadt (upper left), illuminating the Klughafen on which a number of barges can be seen moored.

  • THE ALLIED INVASION OF SICILY, JULY-AUGUST 1943

    THE ALLIED INVASION OF SICILY, JULY-AUGUST 1943

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1943-08

    A Martin Baltimore of the Tactical Bomber Force of the North West African Air Forces, flying over its target by a road in Sicily, while bombing retreating German forces heading for Messina, August 1943.

  • THE STRATEGIC BOMBING OF GERMANY, 1942-1945

    THE STRATEGIC BOMBING OF GERMANY, 1942-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 65 Squadron RAF 1944-12-23

    Still from camera gun footage shot from a North American Mustang Mark III flown by Flying Officer J. Butler of No. 65 Squadron RAF, as he shot down a Focke Wulf Fw 190D of II/JG26 which was attempting to attack an Avro Lancaster (banking, left), during a...

  • THE BATTLE OF ATLANTIC, 1939-1945

    THE BATTLE OF ATLANTIC, 1939-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1941-10-22

    Part of an Allied convoy in the North Atlantic led by Catapult Armed Merchant (CAM) ship EMPIRE SPRAY, with a Hawker Sea Hurricane Mark I of the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit at readiness on the steam catapult over the fo'c'sle, 22 October 1941....

  • THE STRATEGIC BOMBING OF GERMANY AND OCCUPIED EUROPE, 1942-1945

    THE STRATEGIC BOMBING OF GERMANY AND OCCUPIED EUROPE, 1942-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 21 Squadron RAF 1942-12-06

    Operation OYSTER, the daylight attack on the Philips radio and valve works at Emmasingel, Eindhoven, Holland, by No. 2 Group, 6 December 1942. Low-level oblique photograph showing incendiary bombs dropped by Lockheed Venturas bursting on the roof of the...

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    negative, glass

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1939-1941.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1939-1941.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 149 Squadron RAF 1941

    Vertical aerial photograph taken from Vickers Wellington Mark II, W5439 'OJ-X', of No. 149 Squadron RAF during a night raid on Emden, Germany, showing fires and smoke rising from explosions in the town, 31 March - 1 April 1941. Two Wellingtons...

  • THE BATTLE OF ATLANTIC, 1939-1945

    THE BATTLE OF ATLANTIC, 1939-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 233 Squadron RAF 1941-07-23

    A Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Kondor sinking in the Atlantic Ocean west of Ireland, after being shot down by a Lockheed Hudson Mark V of No. 233 Squadron RAF based at Aldergrove, County Antrim, while trying to attack a convoy, 23 July 1941. This oblique aerial...

  • THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC, 1939-1945

    THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC, 1939-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1943-06-24

    Surfaced German U-200 submarine is straddled by depth charges from a Costal Command Liberator of No. 120 Squadron, commanded by Flight Lieutenant Alexander W. Fraser (Australian), 24 June 1943.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: AIR DEFENCE OF GREAT BRITAIN (ADGB), 1944.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: AIR DEFENCE OF GREAT BRITAIN (ADGB), 1944.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: ADGB

    A German Fiesler Fi 103 flying-bomb (V1) in flight, as seen by the gun camera of an intercepting RAF fighter aircraft, moments before the fighter destroyed the V1 by cannon fire.

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