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  • THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    The first all Australian crew in Bomber Command to complete a tour of operations (with No 466 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force) stand in front of their Vickers Wellington bomber at RAF Leconfield, Yorkshire. Left to right: Flight Sergeant J P...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

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

    WAAF teleprinter operators receiving messages for onward transmission by wireless telegraphy at the signals centre of Headquarters No. 60 (Signals) Group, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

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

    Ground personnel of No. 98 Squadron RAF, who serviced North American Mitchell Mark III, HD372 'VO-B' "Grumpy", during its record operational career, gather at the aircraft's nose at Dunsfold, Surrey, as Corporal V Feast paints...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.

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

    A 12,000-lb MC deep-penetration bomb (Bomber Command executive codeword 'Tallboy') is hoisted from the bomb dump to its carrier at Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, to be loaded into an Avro Lancaster of No. 617 Squadron RAF for a raid on the V-...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

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

    A crew of No 58 Squadron in front of their Halifax Mk II Series IA at Stornoway in the Outer Hebrides, 22-26 February 1945.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

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

    'Torbeau'. Experiments in 1942 proved that the Beaufighter would make a capable torpedo-bomber. This Mk VI, J L832/1 of No 144 Squadron, based at Tain in Scotland, was photographed on 25 April 1943.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

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

    An airwoman chalks up details of Coastal Command's last patrol on the operations board at Castle Archdale. Sunderland V 'Z-Zebra' was sent out into the Atlantic to rendezvous with convoy HX358 some 500 miles southwest of Ireland, making...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: RAF Elvington Station Photographer

    A Stirling of No 149 Squadron at Lakenheath being loaded with 1,500lb sea mines, March 1944.

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL WITH THE NAVAL WING OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS, 1913.

    WINSTON CHURCHILL WITH THE NAVAL WING OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS, 1913.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) 1913-11

    First Lord of the Admiralty, Winston Churchill, sits in Short-Sommer Pusher Biplane, T2, of the RFC (Naval Wing), while learning to fly at Eastchurch, Kent. In the foreground, facing left, is Lieutenant G V Wildman-Lushington, Churchill's favourite...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL WITH NAVAL WING OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS, 1914.

    WINSTON CHURCHILL WITH NAVAL WING OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS, 1914.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) 1914-05-15

    First Lord of the Admiralty, Winston Churchill (centre, facing camera), stands in front of Short Type S.38 Biplane (a.k.a. Short S.77), No. 66, of the Naval Wing of the Royal Flying Corps, during a visit to Eastchurch, Kent. No. 66, seen here with a...

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