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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...

  • THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1939-1945

    THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1939-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer (Undefined) 1944-05-03

    Seven members of the WAAF, each with over two and a half years service at the Parachute Training School at Ringway, 3 May 1944. The women have, between them, packed nearly fifty thousand parachutes to date.

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer (Undefined) 1941-07-16

    General Władysław Sikorski, the Commander-in-Chief of the Polish Armed Forces, granting commissions to sergeant-pilots during the new Polish Air Force standard presentation ceremony at RAF Swinderby, 16 July 1941. Note civilian and official military...

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE BATTLE OF NORMANDY, JUNE-SEPTEMBER 1944

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE BATTLE OF NORMANDY, JUNE-SEPTEMBER 1944

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer (Undefined) 1944-06-25

    Wing Commander Stanisław Skalski, leader of No. 133 (Polish) Wing, in the cockpit of his North American Mustang with No. 315 Polish Fighter Squadron markings at RAF Ford, 25 June 1944. Skalski was the most successful Polish fighter pilot of the war,...

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer (Undefined) 1941-07-16

    Colour party bearing the Polish Air Force standard marching past ranks of saluting airmen after the new standard presentation ceremony at RAF Swinderby, 16 July 1941. The airman on the stretchers in the background is Sergeant Zygmunt Popławski of No. 301...

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, APRIL 1945

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, APRIL 1945

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

    Aerial view of the City of London around St Paul's Cathedral from the south-east in which the extent of bomb damage is clearly visible.

  • 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: No. 226 Squadron RAF

    A Bristol Blenheim Mark IV of No. 226 Squadron demonstrates the effectiveness of its camouflage as it flies over the English countryside, 18 August 1941.

  • "WINGS FOR VICTORY WEEK" IN LONDON, BRITAIN, MARCH 1943.

    "WINGS FOR VICTORY WEEK" IN LONDON, BRITAIN, MARCH 1943.

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

    Avro Lancaster B Mark I, 'O for Orange' (L7580 'EM-O') of No 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force, attracts the attention of crowds while on display in Trafalgar Square.

  • 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 22,000-lb MC deep-penetration bomb (Bomber Command executive codeword 'Grand Slam') falls away from Avro Lancaster B Mark I (Special), PB996 'YZ-C', of No. 617 Squadron RAF, flown by Flying Officer P Martin and crew, over the...

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE.

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

    Spitfire PR Mark XI, EN343, of No. 542 Squadron RAF based at Benson, Oxfordshire, in flight.

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