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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: EAST AFRICA COMMAND, 1940-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: EAST AFRICA COMMAND, 1940-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 223 Squadron RAF

    Bombs explode on buildings and Italian aircraft at Addis Ababa airfield, during an attack in poor weather by five Vickers Wellesleys of No. 223 Squadron RAF Detachment based on Perim Island. The Squadron destroyed two hangars and five aircraft with...

  • 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 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: No. 113 Squadron RAF

    German transport column on the Agheila-Agedabia road, south of Benghazi, under cannon attack from Bristol Blenheim Mark IV, Z5867, of No. 113 Squadron RAF. The first two lorries are running off the road.

  • 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

    Vertical aerial-reconnaissance view of the landing ground at Sidi Barrani, Egypt, occupied by the Axis air forces following evacuation by the RAF on 26 June 1942. The photograph shows 15 Junkers JU 52s on the south-west boundary unloading, and 75 other...

  • CURTISS HAWK 87A KITTYHAWK.

    CURTISS HAWK 87A KITTYHAWK.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Kittyhawk Mark IIIs of No. 260 Squadron RAF, lined up for the photographer at Marble Arch landing ground, Tripolitania, December 1942.

  • HURRICANE (HAWKER) MARK 2C

    HURRICANE (HAWKER) MARK 2C

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Rolls Royce Merlin XX engine. Over the Western Desert. 94 Squadron RAF.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS OVER ALBANIA AND IN GREECE, 1940-1941.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS OVER ALBANIA AND IN GREECE, 1940-1941.

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

    Short Sunderland Mark Is of No 228 Squadron RAF (T9048 'DQ-N' in foreground), and No 230 Squadron, RAF (L2160 'NM-X' centre), moored in Messinia Bay off Kalamata while evacuating RAF personnel from Greece.

  • FIELD MARSHAL THE VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN KG GCB DSO 1887-1976

    FIELD MARSHAL THE VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN KG GCB DSO 1887-1976

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

    The Second World War 1939 -1945: Montgomery's chance to command a modern battle army came in 1942 when he was sent to Eygpt to replace Auchinleck as commander of the Eighth Army. He was photographed shortly after his arrival by air in Cairo.

  • SPORT & LEISURE IN THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    SPORT & LEISURE IN THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A rugby match on an improvised pitch in the Western Desert in which a team representing a bomber squadron of the Royal Australian Air Force defeated an RAF maintenance unit 12-0. Photograph shows: A lineout during the game.

  • SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: ROYAL AIR FORCE. MIDDLE EAST

    SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: ROYAL AIR FORCE. MIDDLE EAST

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Armourers fitting fins to bombs at an RAF Baltimore landing ground in the desert. Picture shows a Martin A-30 Baltimore in the back ground.

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