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  • 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...

  • SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: ROYAL AIR FORCE, FIGHTER COMMAND

    SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: ROYAL AIR FORCE, FIGHTER COMMAND

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

    Squadron Leader Douglas Bader, DSO, of 242 (Canadian) Squadron, standing on the port wing (immediately adjacent to the cockpit) of his Mk I Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft at Duxford.

  • WAAF CRICKETERS

    WAAF CRICKETERS

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

    Members of the WAAF serving on a RAF bomber station have become enthusiastic cricketers, and spend much of their spare time at the game. Picture Shows: A W.A.A.F. "batswoman"

  • 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 1941-01-27

    Air Marshal Richard Peirse, the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Bomber Command, introducing pilots of either No. 300 or No. 301 Polish Bomber Squadrons to Queen Elizabeth during the Royal Visit to RAF Swinderby, 27 January 1941.

  • HOCKEY IN THE DARK - TRAINING THE NIGHT FLYERS

    HOCKEY IN THE DARK - TRAINING THE NIGHT FLYERS

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

    Picture Shows: Bomb aimers and air gunners wearing dark goggles, dribble a hockey ball between posts before at an R.A.F. night vision training school.

  • 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) 1940-07-14

    Fairey Battle Mk. I light bombers (L5136 ‘S’ and N2045) of No. 18 Operational Training Unit with Polish trainees (probably future members of No. 301 Bomber Squadron) on board on the way to the bombing range over Cardigan Bay during a training session...

  • THE AIR TRANSPORT AUXILIARY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE AIR TRANSPORT AUXILIARY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1943-03-19

    Allied women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary service. Their job done, four female ATA pilots (three Americans and one Polish) leaving an airfield near Maidenhead, 19 March 1943. They are from left to right: Roberta Sandoz of Washington; Kay Van...

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