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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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    An RAF officer talks with men of the Co-belligerent Italian Air Force in front of Curtiss Kittyhawk Mark III, FR435 'GA-K' of No. 112 Squadron RAF, at Bari, Italy, (formerly the Italian Air Force's 'Umberto di Savoia' airfield)...

  • 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

    Armourers of No. 154 Squadron RAF use a board propped on ammunition boxes as a workbench at Souk el Khemis ('Victoria'), Tunisia.

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: MARTIN MODEL 187 BALTIMORE.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: MARTIN MODEL 187 BALTIMORE.

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

    Baltimore Mark IV, FA463 ‘U’, of No. 223 Squadron RAF, on the ground at Celone, Italy, after completing 102 operational sorties with the Squadron over Tunisia, Sicily and Italy. 'U' for Uncle's total flying time on its retirement from...

  • THE ALLIED LANDINGS IN ITALY, SEPTEMBER 1943: REGGIO, TARANTO AND SALERNO

    THE ALLIED LANDINGS IN ITALY, SEPTEMBER 1943: REGGIO, TARANTO AND SALERNO

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

    Salerno, 9 September 1943 (Operation Avalanche): Supermarine Spitfires manned by American pilots lined up ready for action on an airfield near Salerno littered with the wreckage of enemy aircraft and aircraft parts. The enemy aircraft were destroyed in...

  • 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

    Pilots of No. 239 Wing RAF standing in front of a Curtiss Kittyhawk at Cutella landing ground, south of Vasto Italy, after returning from a shipping strike off the Yugoslavian coast. In front of the aircraft are, (left to right): Flight Sergeant E H...

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

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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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Wing and squadron commanders of No. 244 Wing RAF at Triolo landing ground, south of San Severo, Italy. Left to right: Squadron Leader P S "Stan" Turner, (Officer Commanding No. 417 Squadron RCAF); Squadron Leader P H "Hunk" Humphries...

  • SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: ROYAL AIR FORCE

    SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: ROYAL AIR FORCE

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

    Sir Arthur W. Tedder, G.C.B. Air Commander in Chief, Mediterranean Air Command.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE.

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

    Spitfire LF Mark VB, AB502 ‘IR-G’, the personal aircraft of Wing Commander I R "Widge" Gleed, No. 244 Wing Leader based at Bu Grara, Tunisia, in flight off Djerba Island. The aircraft is fitted with an Aboukir air filter and has ‘clipped’...

  • 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

    Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, Commander in Chief, Mediterranean Air Command, inspecting men of the RAF Regiment who guard MAC Advanced Headquarters at La Marsa, Tunisia.

  • 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

    An RAF ground crew member walks through a lake of floodwater in front of Handley Page Halifax Mark II Series 1A, JN976 'F', of No. 614 Squadron RAF at dispersal, following heavy rain at Celone, Italy.

  • 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

    Supermarine Spitfire Mark IXs of No. 73 Squadron RAF, each loaded with two 250-lb GP bombs, taxy to the runway at Prkos, Yugoslavia, for a sortie against retreating German troops and supply lines. They are being watched, in the foreground, by a Bofors...

  • 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

    Two Martin Baltimore Mark IVs of No. 223 Squadron RAF based at Celone, Italy, in flight while en route to bomb a chemical factory in the Popoli area.

  • 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

    Pilots of No. 111 Squadron RAF discuss an impending sweep outside the operations tent at Souk el Khemis ('Waterloo'), Tunisia.

  • 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

    Group Captain P H "Dutch" Hugo (left), Commanding Officer of No. 322 Wing RAF, and Wing Commander R "Raz" Berry, who took over leadership of the Wing in January 1943, conversing at Tingley, Algeria. Petrus Hendrik Hugo, a South...

  • 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

    Aircraft and airframes assembled at a Maintenance Unit at Brindisi, after the end of the Second World War in Europe. These include, in the foreground, North American Harvard training aircraft, destined for the Yugoslav Flying Training School established...

  • RAF "ISLAND COMMANDOS" SUPPORT YUGOSLAV PARTISANS

    RAF "ISLAND COMMANDOS" SUPPORT YUGOSLAV PARTISANS

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    Partisans resting in the hills.

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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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    A Vickers Wellington crew of No. 221 Squadron RAF, being briefed by their controller at Kalamaki/Hassani, Greece, for an operation of dropping supplies, clothing and newspapers to the villages of Seres, Drama and Komotine in Macedonia, which were cut by...

  • 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

    Local inhabitants take an interest as ground crew of No. 114 Squadron RAF inspect one of the first Douglas Bostons to be received by the Squadron at Canrobert, Algeria. This particular aircraft is a Douglas A-20B, which retains its USAAF serial number,...

  • 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

    Squadron Leader L C Wade, Commmanding Officer of No. 145 Squadron RAF, inspects the damaged starboard wing of his Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX after flying back to his base at Goubrine North,Tunisia, following combat with enemy fighters while providing...

  • 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

    Armourers, Leading Aircraftman R E Atkins of Ealing, London, (left) and Corporal F Wheeler of Orpington, Kent, arm a Bristol Beaufighter TF Mark X of No. 328 Wing RAF with 3-inch rocket projectiles at Alghero, Sardinia.

  • 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

    Airmen of No. 985 Balloon Squadron RAF, on board a 24-foot Marine Tender, fasten a Mark VI Kite Balloon to a buoy in the harbour at Bone, Algeria, as part of the port's defences against low-flying enemy raiders.

  • 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

    Armourers fitting 3-inch rocket projectiles to the wing rails of a North American Mustang Mark III of No. 260 Squadron RAF at Cervia, Italy.

  • 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

    WAAF officers operating Typex Mark II cypher machines in the Codes and Cyphers Room at Rear Headquarters, Mediterranean Allied Air Forces in Algiers.

  • 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

    Wellington Mark X, LN323, of No. 150 Squadron RAF, taking off from Kairouan West, Tunisia, to take part in the interdiction bombing of communications targets around Salerno. Italy, on the evening before the Allied landings there, (Operation AVALANCHE).

  • 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 cockpit of a Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF of No. 89 Squadron RAF, viewed from behind the pilot's seat. Photograph taken at Castel Benito, Libya.

  • 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

    Airmen enjoy roast beef and vegetables in the canteen at the Malcolm Club, Algiers, while others queue for their dinners.

  • 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

    Supermarine Spitfire Mark IXs of No. 81 Squadron RAF start up and taxy to the runway at Souk el Khemis (''Paddington'), Tunisia, for take off.

  • 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 Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF of No. 89 Squadron RAF running up its engines at Castel Benito, Libya, before taking off on a night fighting sortie.

  • 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 Commanding Officer of a squadron of No. 326 Wing RAF, followed by wireless operator/air gunner, alights from a Bristol Blenheim Mark VD at Blida, Algeria, after a night raid on Tunis.

  • 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 running up the engine of a Supermarine Spitfire Mark VIII of No. 92 Squadron RAF at Triolo landing ground, south of San Severo, Italy, prior to an early morning patrol. Note the airman sitting on the tailplane to hold the rear of the...

  • 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 Douglas Dakota of No. 216 Group RAF, flying over orange groves and farmland in Apulia, Italy, while delivering supplies to RAF wings at Grottaglie.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Cooks of No. 324 Wing RAF, Desert Air Force, prepare the midday meal in field ovens set up by the airfield at Klagenfurt, Austria. Parked in the foreground are a number of Siebel Si 204 communications aircraft left by the Germans and, beyond them, a...

  • 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. 24 Squadron SAAF

    Operation CORKSCREW: a Douglas Boston of No. 24 Squadron SAAF flies over the target as bombs explode on the Italian gun battery on Monte San Elmo (bottom), during the intense aerial bombardment of Pantelleria, prior to the Allied landings there.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY, THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1944-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY, THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1944-1945.

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

    Pilots of No. 93 Squadron RAF Detachment leave their dugout for a scramble at Nettuno, Italy. Leading the way, from left to right, are: Flying Officer E Stewart of Ipswich, Suffolk; Lieutenant J Marais SAAF of Johannesburg, South Africa, and Sergeant D...

  • 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 Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Mediterranean Air Command (center), reviews the situation in Italy with Air Vice-Marshal H Broadhurst, Air Officer Commanding the Desert Air Force (left), and Air Marshal Sir Arthur...

  • 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

    Handley Page Halifax Mark IIs of No. 148 (Special Duties) Squadron RAF, undergoing servicing at Bari, Italy.

  • 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

    An armourer at work on Supermarine Spitfire Mark VC, ER939 'L-A', of No. 152 Squadron RAF in a dispersal at Souk-el-Khemis ('Paddington'), Tunisia.

  • 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

    On board a Handley Page Halifax Mark II of No. 148 (Special Duties) Squadron RAF, the despatcher, Flight Sergeant J Stewart of Glasgow (right), assisted by the wireless operator, Flight Sergeant R Short of Wembley, Middlesex, demonstrate how supply bags...

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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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    An officer and men of an RAF Regiment light anti-aircraft squadron pick through the wreckage of a Junkers Ju 88 shot down on the foreshore during an early morning raid on the harbour at Naples.

  • 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

    Vickers Wellington Mark Xs of No. 205 Group RAF begin to take off at dusk from Kairouan West, Tunisia, to take part in the interdiction bombing of communications targets around Salerno. Italy, on the day before the Allied landings there, (Operation...

  • 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

    Civilian workers running the wing of a Supermarine Spitfire Mark VIII out of its crate prior to assembly of the aircraft (JF672, seen in the foreground) by No.145 Maintenance Unit at Cazès Airport, Casablanca, Morocco. Most of the civilians employed at...

  • 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

    Major J E Gasson SAAF, Commanding Officer of No. 92 Squadron RAF, taxies his Supermarine Spitfire Mark VIII to dispersal at Bellaria, Italy, to refuel and re-arm for another sortie in support of the 8th Army's advance to the Santerno River.

  • 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

    Ground crew servicing Supermarine Spitfire Mark VB, ER676 'HT-E', of No. 154 Squadron RAF in its dispersal at Souk el Khemis ('Victoria'), Tunisia. The aircraft failed to return from a mission escorting American B-25s to Tunis the...

  • 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 Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Air Command, at work in his sparsely-furnished office in his villa at La Marsa, Tunisia.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY, THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1944-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY, THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1944-1945.

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

    Supermarine Spitfire, MK118 'FT-F', of No. 43 Squadron RAF is refuelled from one of the Squadron's fuel tenders by Leading Aircraftman T Ballentyne of Ardrossan, Ayrshire, alongside a North American P-51C of the 15th USAAF, at Nettuno,...

  • 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

    Douglas Boston Mark IIIs of No. 326 Wing RAF based at Souk el Khemis (‘Kings Cross’) Tunisia, flying in formation to bomb enemy positions during the final Allied offensives on Tunis and Bizerta.

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