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  • 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

    Instrument fitters install a Type F.24 (14-inch lens) aerial camera into the port oblique position in a North American Mustang Mark IA of No. 35 (Reconnaissance) Wing at Gatwick, Sussex.

  • 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

    Head and shoulders portrait of Wing Commander A C Deere. Photograph taken at the Air Ministry Studios, London.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: HAWKER HURRICANE.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: HAWKER HURRICANE.

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

    The last Hurricane built by the Hawker Aircraft Company, Mark IIC, PZ865 "The Last of the Many", decorated with banners and pennants on its completion at Langley, Berkshire. PZ865 was bought off the original Ministry of Aircraft Production...

  • 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

    The only Australian night-fighter squadron in Fighter Command, No 456 was formed in June 1941at Valley in North Wales. This photograph shows armourers relaxing in their quarters in December of that year. They are, from left: Doug Andrews, Archie Clarke,...

  • 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

    Flying Officer Kenneth Owen 'Kayo' Moore of No 224 Squadron and his crew in front of their Liberator V at St Eval, June 1944, after becoming the only crew in Coastal Command to sink two U-boats in one sortie. They achieved this feat on the...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: FIGHTER COMMAND, NO. 38 (AIRBORNE FORCES) GROUP RAF.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: FIGHTER COMMAND, NO. 38 (AIRBORNE FORCES) GROUP RAF.

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

    Airspeed Horsa gliders stored and awaiting disposal at Netheravon, Wiltshire.

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer (Undefined) 1940-12-15

    Flight Lieutenant Zdzisław Henneberg of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron being decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross by Air Marshall Sholto Douglas, 15 December 1940. The first four Polish recipients of the DFC received their awards for their...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: AIR DEFENCE OF GREAT BRITAIN (ADGB), 1943-1944.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: AIR DEFENCE OF GREAT BRITAIN (ADGB), 1943-1944.

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

    Two Supermarine Spitfire Mark IXs of No. 165 Squadron RAF on standby, plugged into trolley-accumulators, at Predannack, Cornwall. During the Normandy invasion the Squadron flew 'Instep' fighter patrols over the western approaches to the...

  • 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

    Flight-Lieutenant J H "Ginger" Lacey of No. 501 Squadron RAF, in the cockpit of his Supermarine Spitfire Mark I at Colerne, Wiltshire. At this time, Lacey had been credited with 23 victories, gained over France and the United Kingdom between...

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Lancaster I R5729/KM-A of No 44 Squadron at Dunholme Lodge, Lincolnshire, before setting out for Berlin on 2 January 1944.

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