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  • 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

    The fort at Rutbah, Iraq, under attack from Bristol Blenheim Mark IVs of No. 84 Squadron RAF Detachment, based at H4 landing ground in Transjordan.

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    RAF ground crews assemble in lorries outside Athens, before travelling to a port in southern Greece for evacuation.

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Wing Commander Billy Drake wearing the United States DFC, with which he was awarded while serving as a staff officer with Headquarters Middle East in Cairo. Drake distinguished himself through his leadership of No. 112 Squadron RAF, which he commanded...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN MALTA, GIBRALTAR AND THE MEDITERRANEAN, 1940-1945. ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN MALTA, GIBRALTAR AND THE MEDITERRANEAN, 1940-1945.

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

    Short Sunderland Mark I, L5798 'KG-B', of No. 204 Squadron RAF based at Bathurst, The Gambia, is relaunched down the slipway at North Front, Gibraltar following an engine service. Between 1941and 1944, this unit regularly escorted Allied convoys between...

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: MARTIN MODEL 179 MARAUDER. AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: MARTIN MODEL 179 MARAUDER.

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

    Marauder Mark I, FK375 ‘D’ “Dominion Revenge”, of No. 14 Squadron RAF based at Fayid, Egypt, in flight. This aircraft was lost during a torpedo attack off Aghios Giorgios Island on 3 January 1943.

  • 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

    Wing Commander I R "Widge" Gleed, leader of No. 244 Wing RAF, sitting in his Supermarine Spitfire Mark VB, AB502 'IR-G', at an airfield in Tunisia. Below the cockpit is the same "Figaro the Cat" cartoon which Gleed had painted on his aircraft in the...

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    A Vickers Wellington DWI (Directional Wireless Installation) aircraft of No. 1 General Reconnaissance Unit, flying south-west over the harbour at Tripoli, during a mine-clearance operation soon after the occupation of the town by the Allies on 23 January...

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Geraldo and his orchestra, fronted by the singer Dorothy Carless, entertain airmen from a stage consisting of boards resting on empty oil drums, at an airfield in North Africa. A three-ton truck, the rear of which can be seen just behind the stage on...

  • 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...

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: HAWKER HURRICANE. AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: HAWKER HURRICANE.

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

    Four untropicalised Hurricane Mark Is, T9530, W9320, W9349 and Z4095, in port echelon formation during a test flight from Abu Sueir, after arriving in Egypt via the West African Air Reinforcement Route from Takoradi, Gold Coast. T9530 was one of a small...

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