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  • 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.

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Personnel of a Beach Balloon Party erect their bivouacs on a Sicilian beach, while behind them a kite balloon is prepared for deployment.

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Air Chiefs in conference at Vasto, during a visit to Italy by the Chief of the Air Staff. Left to right: Air Vice-Marshal H Broadhurst, Air Officer Commanding the Desert Air Force; Air Marshal Sir Arthur "Mary" Coningham, Air Officer Commanding...

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    A temporary flight office of an RAF squadron at work, sheltered from the sun beneath the wing of an abandoned Fiesler Storch at Comiso, Sicily.

  • 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

    Fitters, armourers and mechanics of No. 13 Squadron RAF prepare Bristol Blenheim Mark VD 'C' for a sortie at Canrobert, Algeria.

  • 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

    RAF fitters installing an overhauled and tested Rolls Royce Merlin engine in a Hawker Hurricane at No. 144 Maintenance Unit, Maison Blanche, Algeria.

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