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  • 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: RAF Elvington Station Photographer

    A Stirling of No 149 Squadron at Lakenheath being loaded with 1,500lb sea mines, March 1944.

  • 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 from the west of the damage resulting from a V2 rocket missile which exploded in the area of Boleyn and Priory Roads, Upton Park, East Ham, London E6, England at 10.30 am on 28 January 1945. Sixteen people were killed, twenty-seven seriously...

  • 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.

  • 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: Devon S D (Flt Lt)

    Aerial view from the south-east showing the damage resulting from a German V2 rocket missile which exploded at the junction of Wanstead Park Road and Endsleigh Gardens in Cranbrook, Ilford, Essex, England on 8 March 1945. As a result of the incident,...

  • THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940

    THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940

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

    A formation of Hawker Hurricanes of No. 1 Squadron RAF lead Supermarine Spitfires of No. 266 Squadron during a flying display for aircraft factory workers, .

  • 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.

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