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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

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

  • 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

    An RAF football match played in Italy between two teams of airmen. Mount Vesuvius is visible in the distance behind the goal made of camouflage netting.

  • 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: 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

    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.

  • 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

    Operation TORCH: Supermarine Spitfire Mark V reinforcement aircraft and a Hawker Hurricane (far left), prepare to taxi out from the flight line at Bone, Algeria, for delivery to forward units in North Africa, after being ferried from Gibraltar.

  • 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

    Ground crew refuelling and preparing Hawker Hurricane Mark IVs of No. 6 Squadron RAF for operations at Araxos, Greece.

  • 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

    A Taylorcraft Auster AOP Mark I of No. 651 (AOP) Squadron RAF, being cleared of its camouflage netting at Souk el Arba landing ground, Tunisia, in readiness for an artillery-spotting sortie while attached to 12th Royal Horse Artillery, 6th Armoured...

  • 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

    Airmen of a field squadron of No. 1321 Wing RAF Regiment talk with local inhabitants, including the village priest, after landing at Katakolon, Greece, as part of the "Bucketforce/"Rowanbucket" Task Force.

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