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  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE: CURTISS HAWK 81A TOMAHAWK.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE: CURTISS HAWK 81A TOMAHAWK.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tovey P H F (Mr)

    The first Curtiss Tomahawks, Marks I and IIA, to enter squadron service with the RAF, in the hands of No. 403 Squadron RCAF at Baginton, Warwickshire. The Squadron operated the Tomahawk for only a short time, yielding them in favour of Supermarine...

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CONSOLIDATED MODEL 32 LIBERATOR.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CONSOLIDATED MODEL 32 LIBERATOR.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Hensser H (Fg Off)

    Liberator GR Mark IIIs, FK228 ‘M’ and FL933 ‘O’, of No. 120 Squadron RAF, lined up with other aircraft at Aldergrove, County Antrim. The third aircraft in line is a GR Mark V, FL952, of No. 86 Squadron RAF. The Mark IIIs are equipped with ASV Mark II...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE COASTAL COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE COASTAL COMMAND, 1939-1945.

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

    Weatherbeaten Short Sunderland Mark III, W4004 'Z', of No. 10 Squadron RAAF is hauled up the slipway at Mount Batten, Devon, for an overhaul. Note the ASV Mark II anti-submarine radar aerial masts and transmitter loops on the rear fuselage.

  • 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: Daventry, Bertrand John Henry (Flight Lieutenant)

    Three American pilots of No. 71 (Eagle) Squadron RAF, Pilot Officers A Mamedoff of Thompson, Connecticut, V C 'Shorty' Keough of Brooklyn, New York and G Tobin of Los Angeles, show how their new squadron badge will look on Keogh's uniform...

  • RAF FIGHTER COMMAND 1940

    RAF FIGHTER COMMAND 1940

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

    Czech and British pilots of No. 310 Squadron confer at Duxford, September 1940. Pictured are Vaclav Bergman, Bohumir Furst, Rudolf Zima, Emil Fechtner, Stanislav Zimprich, Jan Kaucky, Karel Seda, Jaroslav Maly, Vilem Goth, Josef Vopalecky, Svatopluk...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

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

    American pilots of No 71 'Eagle' Squadron rush to their Hurricanes at Kirton-in-Lindsey, 17 March 1941.

  • 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: Daventry B J (F/O)

    Fokker T-VIIIW float-plane of the Dutch-manned No 320 Squadron, receiving an overhaul at Pembroke Dock, August 1940.

  • THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, JULY-OCTOBER 1940

    THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, JULY-OCTOBER 1940

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1940

    A further contingent of airmen of the RNZAF has arrived in Britain to serve with the RAF. The men are armourers, and wireless operators for ground duties. This image was taken when the airmen were welcomed on their arrival by the High Commissioner for...

  • 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: Clark N S (F/O) (Photographer) 1944-03-30

    Squadron Leader Peter Hill, briefs crews of No. 51 Squadron RAF on the forthcoming raid to Nuremberg, Germany in the Operations Room at Snaith, Yorkshire, 30 March 1944. The Station Commander, Group Captain N H Fresson, sits third from the left in the...

  • V1 FLYING BOMB

    V1 FLYING BOMB

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

    Seen in silhouette, a Supermarine Spitfire manoeuvres alongside a flying bomb in an attempt to deflect it from its target.

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