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  • 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"

  • 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.

  • OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944: PERSONALITIES

    OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944: PERSONALITIES

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

    Group Captain J M Stagg, Chief Meteorological Officer with the Royal Air Force, responsible for forecasting weather conditions for D Day.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    The Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF): Leading Aircraftwoman M Wishart, a meteorological clerk, takes a weather reading from a thermohygrograph at RAF Pitreavie Castle, Dunfermline, Scotland.

  • 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

    British Personalities: Squadron Leader Stanford Tuck poses with a group of pilots of 257 Squadron, Royal Air Force under the nose of Tuck's Hawker Hurricane at Martlesham Heath, Suffolk. They are displaying souvenirs of their action against Italian...

  • 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: No 5 Group, Bomber Command Photographer

    Portrait of George Thompson, a wireless operator with No 9 Squadron, who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his gallantry on 1 January 1945 during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal near Ladbergen, Germany.

  • THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

    THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

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

    British Personalities: Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Peirse, Air Officer Commanding Allied Air Forces in South East Asia.

  • OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944: PERSONALITIES

    OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944: PERSONALITIES

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

    Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, Allied Air Commander in Chief.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: PERSONALITIES

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: PERSONALITIES

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

    General Dwight D Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander of British and United States Expeditionary Forces. Photograph taken at his London Headquarters.

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