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  • DROPPING OF THE ATOMIC BOMB ON JAPAN, AUGUST 1945

    DROPPING OF THE ATOMIC BOMB ON JAPAN, AUGUST 1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Stannus, (Flying Officer)

    Group Captain Leonard Cheshire VC RAF, the British observer for the dropping of the second atom bomb on Nagasaki 9 August 1945 and the former commander of No 617 Squadron (Dambusters), Royal Air Force.

  • 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

    Squadron Leader Edward 'Jack' Charles, commanding No 611 Squadron, chalks up the Biggin Hill Sector's 1,000th enemy aircraft, following a successful sweep over Normandy on 15 May 1943. That afternoon, Charles shot down two FW190s, while...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT OF THE INTER-WAR PERIOD

    ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT OF THE INTER-WAR PERIOD

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

    Supermarine Spitfire Mk Is of No. 19 Squadron, autumn 1938.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BRISTOL TYPE 152 BEAUFORT.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BRISTOL TYPE 152 BEAUFORT.

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

    Beaufort Mark I, N1172 ‘AW-S’, of No. 42 Squadron RAF, based at Leuchars, Fife, in flight with L9834, another aircraft of the Squadron.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

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

    Service and civilian ferry pilots being conveyed to Canada on board a Consolidated Liberator of the North Atlantic Return Ferry Service, flying from Prestwick, Ayrshire.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945.

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

    Bristol Blenheim Mark IV, Z5969 'P3', taxies past other Blenheims and Handley Page Hampdens of No. 5 Air Observers School, in an early January morning at Jurby, Isle of Man.

  • 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

    Off-duty aircrew relax in the aft sleeping compartment of a Sunderland of No 10 Squadron RAAF, July 1940.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945.

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

    A trainee pilot and his instructor (in the front cockpit) preparing for a flight in a de Havilland Tiger Moth at an Elementary Flying Training School.

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

    THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AIR FORCE, 1939-1945.

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

    WAAF radar operators under training at No. 2 Radio Direction Finding School at Yatesbury, Wiltshire.

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Shot Sunderland Mark Is of No. 210 Squadron RAF, at anchor in Oban Bay, Argyll, after escorting a convoy into harbour.

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