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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY, THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1942-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY, THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1942-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No.39 Squadron RAF

    Smoke rises from the Averoff Prison in Athens as Bristol Beaufighters of No. 39 Squadron RAF attack prison buildings held by ELAS insurgents during the Greek Civil War. Five aircraft, operating from Hassani/Kalmaki airfield, scored 36 direct hits on the...

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

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

    Pantelleria and Lampedusa May - June 1943: Aerial view of Pantelleria wreathed in smoke from bursting bombs during the Allied bombardment.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY,THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1942-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY,THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1942-1945.

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

    Vertical aerial photograph taken during a daylight raid by aircraft of No. 205 Group RAF on the railway yards at Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Bombs at top left can be seen falling towards the target (bottom, centre) which is surrounded by explosions.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY,THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1942-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY,THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1942-1945.

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

    Vertical aerial photograph taken durig a daylight bombing raid on German troop concentrations in Podgorica, Yugoslavia, by 40 Vickers Wellingtons, 30 Consolidated Liberators and two Handley Page Halifaxes of No. 205 Group RAF. Thick smoke rises from...

  • 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: No. 48 Squadron RAF

    German submarineType VIIC, U-617, on fire and lying on her port side after being beached off the Moroccan coast near Melilla, as a result of damage sustained in an attack by two Gibraltar-based Vickers Wellington Mark VIIIs of No. 179 Squadron RAF, in...

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

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

    The Drive for Messina 10 July - 17 August 1943: A Sicilian wheat field is converted to an advanced Royal Air Force airfield after the RAF and the Royal Engineers had harvested the wheat.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

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

    The Drive for Messina 10 July - 17 August 1943: Flying Officer Colin Edmends from Australia and his fitter, D McMinnemy, inspect the tail of his Curtiss Kittyhawk after it was damaged during a sortie over Catania.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

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

    The Drive for Messina 10 July - 17 August 1943: Chandelier flares light up an Allied airfield during a night raid by Axis bombers. Bombs are bursting and a column of smoke rises into the night sky from a fire.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

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

    The Drive for Messina 10 July - 17 August 1943: The first Royal Air Force Supermarine Spitfire lands at an airfield, converted from a wheat field, watched by Sicilian farmers who are working on the harvested wheat.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

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

    Planning and Preparations January - July 1943: Royal Air Force glider pilots and pilots of towing aircraft are briefed before the airborne invasion.

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