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  • AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

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  • 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

    Hudson III T9459, part of No 233 Squadron's detachment at North Front airfield, with the famous Rock of Gibraltar providing a backdrop, March 1942.

  • 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

    No 204 Squadron Sunderland I, T9041, at Bathurst in The Gambia, autumn 1941, during operations to counter U-boat activity off the West African coast.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

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

    Three Vickers Wellington Mark ICs of No. 37 Squadron RAF based at Shallufa, Egypt, flying in 'vic' formation over North Africa.

  • WITH THE R.A.F. IN THE PERSIAN GULF

    WITH THE R.A.F. IN THE PERSIAN GULF

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

    Air Commodore Whitney Straight, CBE, MC, DFC, Air Officer Commanding R.A.F. Transport Command, Middle East, saying goodbye to the Sheikh Khalifa, cousin of the ruler of Bahrain, and his two sons, during a tour made by the A.O.C. to staging posts in the...

  • RAF CAPTURE ITALIAN BOMBER

    RAF CAPTURE ITALIAN BOMBER

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

    An Italian Savioa bomber force landed at Husn bal 'id, 150-miles East of Aden and the crew were taken prisoner. "Homo Fantastico" was the Italian pilot's tribute when he heard that a British pilot had taken off a strange three-engined aircraft from a...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: WEST AFRICA COMMAND, 1941-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: WEST AFRICA COMMAND, 1941-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: RAFFPU

    Hawker Hurricanes being assembled for despatch to the North African and Mediterranean theatres, at Takoradi, Gold Coast. In the foreground Hawker Hurricane fuselages are pulled by civilian labourers from their packing crates for assembly, after being...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: WEST AFRICA COMMAND, 1941-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: WEST AFRICA COMMAND, 1941-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: RAFFPU

    RAF mechanics, assisted by local civilian labourers, check over a line of newly-assembled Hawker Hurricane Mark IICs at Takoradi, Gold Coast, before beginning their ferry flight to Egypt on the West African Reinforcement Route. BE715, the aircraft shown...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1940-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1940-1943.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 205 Group RAF

    Vertical aerial photograph showing Tobruk, Libya, illuminated by a photoflash bomb during a night raid by Vickers Wellingtons of No, 205 Group RAF. Between 7 September and 23 October 1942 the RAF dropped nearly 1,000 tons of bombs on Tobruk and shipping...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: WEST AFRICA COMMAND, 1941-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: WEST AFRICA COMMAND, 1941-1945.

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

    The fuselage of a Hawker Hurricane is pulled from its packing crate for assembly at Takoradi, Gold Coast, after being shipped from the United Kingdom. The wings, tailplanes and propeller can be seen stowed in the side sections of the crate. Once...

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