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  • WINSTON CHURCHILL WITH NAVAL WING OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS, 1914.

    WINSTON CHURCHILL WITH NAVAL WING OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS, 1914.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) 1914-05-15

    First Lord of the Admiralty, Winston Churchill (centre, facing camera), stands in front of Short Type S.38 Biplane (a.k.a. Short S.77), No. 66, of the Naval Wing of the Royal Flying Corps, during a visit to Eastchurch, Kent. No. 66, seen here with a...

  • 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 1941-07-16

    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...

  • 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 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 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 1940-10

    Squadron Leader Douglas Bader (centre) and fellow pilots of No. 242 (Canadian) Squadron RAF, Flight Lieutenant Eric Ball and Pilot Officer Willie McKnight, admire the nose art on Bader's Hawker Hurricane at Duxford, October 1940.

  • 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 1940-08-27

    Two airmen of the Polish Air Force Depot at RAF Blackpool receiving instruction on the controls of an aircraft, probably a Vickers Wellington medium bomber, during ground training at Squires Gate aerodrome, 27 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 1940-09

    WAAF telephone operators in the Sector 'G' Operations Room at RAF Duxford, receiving reports of enemy aircraft plots from Observer Corps posts, September 1940.

  • 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 1940-07-14

    A Polish instructor (or translator) of No. 18 Operational Training Unit lecturing Polish airmen (all probably future members of No. 301 Bomber Squadron) on the .303 Vickers K-type gas-operated machine gun at No. 9 Bombing and Gunnery School at RAF...

  • 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

    This image is part of a sequence of five photographs taken on 7 May 1942 at Hornchurch, and later released by the Ministry of Information to illustrate a typical offensive operation. In the bright spring sunshine, a No 64 Squadron Spitfire VB is readied...

  • 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

    A formation of four Vickers Wellington Mk.I bombers of 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force.

  • 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

    A formation of Vickers Wellington Mk.I bombers of 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force.

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