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  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN NORTH AFRICA WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN NORTH AFRICA

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    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill talks to his son, Captain Randolph Churchill, at a North African airfield under the wing of an aircraft following the end of the Desert War in February 1943.

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN NORTH AFRICA WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN NORTH AFRICA

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    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill talks to his son, Captain Randolph Churchill, at a North African airfield under the wing of an aircraft following the end of the Desert War in February 1943.

  • SPORT & LEISURE IN THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR SPORT & LEISURE IN THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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    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.

  • SPORT & LEISURE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR SPORT & LEISURE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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    The Royal Air Force against the Army in a football match at the St Eugene Sports Stadium in Algiers on Boxing Day 1943: Aircraftman McGuiggan of the RAF league, who played centre forward, pushes the ball past the Army league goalkeeper to score the RAF's...

  • 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

    Airmen of a field squadron of the RAF Regiment packing a 3-inch mortar for transport to the front lines north of Cassino, Italy. Two field squadrons were used in the infantry role on the Cassino front, being placed under the command of the 2nd New...

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

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    Leading Aircraftman Bridge of Bolton, Lancashire, the cobbler of a field squadron of the RAF Regiment, mending boots at their camp just behind the front line near Cassino, Italy. Two field squadrons were used in the infantry role on the Cassino front,...

  • 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

    A 3-inch mortar crew of No. 2771 Field Squadron RAF Regiment bombarding enemy positions from their position in a ravine on the Colle Belvedere, north of Cassino, Italy.

  • 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

    A mortar party of No. 2771 Field Squadron RAF Regiment make their way to the front line from Squadron Headquarters on the Colle Belvedere, north of Cassino, Italy.

  • 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

    Members of No. 2771 Field Squadron RAF Regiment listening to a briefing by their flight commander at their base camp, before moving up to the front line on Colle Belvedere, north of Cassino, Italy.

  • 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

    Leading Aircraftman J Sledmore of Doncaster, serving with No. 2771 Field Squadron RAF Regiment, cleaning his Bren gun at the entrance to his foxhole on the Colle Belvedere, north of Cassino, Italy.

  • 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

    Wing Commander E M Downes (left), Commanding Officer of No. 1320 Wing RAF Regiment, Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Force, confers with Squadron Leader F G J Allen, Officer Commanding No. 2771 Field Squadron RAF Regiment, during the Squadron's...

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943 THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

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    Planning and Preparations January - July 1943: A jeep is loaded onto an American WACO CG-4A glider.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943 THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

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    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

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    The Drive for Messina 10 July - 17 August 1943: The Allies possessed almost complete air superiority during the campaign, enabling them to disrupt Axis communications and troop movements. One of the reasons was the capture and use of local airfields...

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943 THE CAMPAIGN IN SICILY 1943

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    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.

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

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    Major-General C F Liardet, Commandant of the RAF Regiment inspects the NCOs of No. 2788 Squadron at Cassino, Italy. He is seen here shaking hands with Sergeant Curtiss from Hull.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE IN NORTH AFRICA, 1944-1945. ROYAL AIR FORCE IN NORTH AFRICA, 1944-1945.

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    Air Vice-Marshal G G Dawson, Director of Maintenance and Supply, Mediterranean Allied Air Forces, is presented with the American Legion of Merit in the degree of Commander, by Brigadier-General Harold A Barton, Commanding General of the USAAF Service...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN ITALY, 1943-45 THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN ITALY, 1943-45

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    An Italian shepherd boy, assisted by an airman, drives his flock of sheep across Triolo landing ground, south of San Severo, past Spitfire HF Mark VIII JF472 'ZX-J' of No. 145 Squadron RAF, 6 November 1943. This aircraft was flown regularly by Squadron...

  • 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

    Members of No. 2771 Field Squadron RAF Regiment overlook enemy positions from their outpost under the arch of an acqueduct on the Colle Belvedere, north of Cassino, Italy.

  • COMMONWEALTH AIR ACES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR COMMONWEALTH AIR ACES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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    Acting Wing Commander Colin Gray, the top scoring New Zealand pilot with 27 kills, pictured with his Supermarine Spitfire at Souk-el-Kehemis while commanding No 81 Squadron, Royal Air Force in North Africa.

  • 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 Arabs and their camels pass by Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF, X8166 'E', raised by its tail while undergoing gun maintenance and harmonisation 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

    Fitters inspect a damaged Bristol Hercules VI engine, removed from Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF, V8447 'S' "Slippery Ship II", of No. 89 Squadron RAF (seen in the background), at Castel Benito, Libya. The aircraft was flown by the successful night...

  • 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. 89 Squadron RAF servicing the 20mm Hispano cannons of a Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF 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.

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    Armourers of No. 89 Squadron RAF aligning and loading .303 Browning machine guns in the wing of a Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF, before the firing butts 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.

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    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

    Operation TORCH: a mobile Homer Station at work on the airfield at Bone, Algeria, during the arrival of Supermarine Spitfire reinforcement aircraft, ferried from Gibraltar. The vehicle is a Commer Q2, fitted with an RVT 105 Signals body, housing single-...

  • 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: men of No. 3203 Servicing Commando at work on Supermarine Spitfire Mark VB, EP286, which suffered undercarriage failure on landing at Bone, Algeria, after a reinforcement ferry flight from Gibraltar. EP286 was repaired, and served in...

  • 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 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

    Hawker Hurricane Mark IICs of No. 253 Squadron RAF dispersed by a light anti-aircraft gun position, (consisting of twin .303 Browning machine guns), and its crew, at Jemappes, Algeria.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943. ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

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    Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle ST Mark I Series 2, P1564, of 'C' Flight, No. 511 Squadron RAF based at Lyneham, Wiltshire, attracts attention at Blida, Algeria, after completing the first forces air mail flight from the United Kingdom to North Africa.

  • 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 HUSKY: Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle Mark Is of No. 296 Squadron RAF, lined up at Goubrine II, Tunisia, while taking part in the airborne landings on Sicily. Photograph taken from under the wing of a Waco CG-4A glider.

  • 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 Spitfires of No. 111 Squadron RAF undergoing maintenance at Comiso, Sicily. 'JU-R' in the foreground is a Mark IXE, the other aircraft being Mark VCs.

  • 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 HUSKY: an Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle Mark I of No. 296 Squadron RAF takes of in the evening light from Goubrine II, Tunisia, during the airborne landings on Sicily; possibly carrying a team from No. 2 Special Air Service on Operation...

  • 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 Handley Page Halifax Mark II of No. 148 (Special Duties) Squadron RAF receives a final engine check at Brindisi, Italy, before taking off on a supply-dropping mission to Yugoslavia. Parachute canisters containing supplies for the Yugoslav National...

  • 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 view from the watch office at Foggia Main, Italy, as an airman prepares to fire a Very pistol from the balcony. Parked immediately below the tower are two airfield ambulances and a Crossley Fire Crash Tender. Beyond the vehicles are a number of...

  • 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 De Havilland Mosquito NF Mark XIII of No. 256 Squadron RAF, caught in the beam of a Chance light on the main runway at Foggia Main, Italy, before taking off on a night intruder sortie over enemy territory.

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

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    A Douglas Dakota Mark III of of 267 Squadron RAF comes in to land at Araxos, Greece, with supplies and materiele for the Allied Land Forces Adriatic.

  • 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 Vs of No. 32 Squadron RAF cause much interest among the local peasants shortly after arriving at Araxos, Greece, following the capture of the airfield on 23 September 1944. They were the first RAF aircraft to return to 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

    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

    Air Vice Marshal W F Dickson, Air Officer Commanding the Desert Air Force, stands by his personal Supermarine Spitfire LF Mark VIII, JF814 ‘WFD’, at a landing ground in northern 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.

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    Air Vice Marshal W F Dickson, Air Officer Commanding the Desert Air Force, sitting in the cockpit of his personal Supermarine Spitfire LF Mark VIII, JF814 ‘WFD’, at a landing ground in northern 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.

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    Officers and airmen of No. 2908 Field Squadron RAF Regiment, drawn up for inspection by the Commander-in-Chief, Land Forces Adriatic, on the quayside at Patras, Greece, after liberating the town on 2 October 1944.

  • 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 composite mine clearance flight of No. 1321 Wing RAF Regiment sweeping a lane clear of German mines near the runway at Araxos, Greece, following its occupation. Supervising the work is Flight Lieutenant R E Cottle of No. 2926 LAA Squadron...

  • 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

    Martin Baltimore Mark V, FW332 'R' "Redwing", of No. 13 Squadron RAF, taxies out for a night sortie over the Gothic Line at Cecina, Italy. The bomb-tally on the nose of the aircraft indicates that it had carried out a total of 80 operations, 66 of which...

  • 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 Vice-Marshal W Elliott, Air Officer Commanding the Balkan Air Force (centre), talks with pilots of No. 213 Squadron RAF on their return to Biferno, Italy, from a ground-attack sortie over Yugoslavia.

  • 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

    British soldiers and Yugoslav partisans transferring parachute containers and bundles of supplies from a lorry to Handley Page Halifax Mark II, BB338 'M' of No. 148 (Special Duties) Squadron RAF at Brindisi, Italy, before it takes off on a supply...

  • 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

    RAF ground crews and American medical orderlies remove a stretcher bearing Lieutenant John Giannaris, US Army, from the rear cockpit of a Westland Lysander Mark III(SD) of No. 148 (Special Duties) Squadron RAF, at an airfield in Italy following his...

  • 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 typhus team of No. 31 Mobile Field Hospital back their Fordson WOT1 Ambulance up to the freight doors of Douglas Dakota Mark III, KG523 'H,' of No. 267 Squadron RAF at Bari, as they prepare to unload any suspect cases from among the wounded and sick...

  • 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

    Dressed in protective suits, an RAF typhus team of No. 31 Mobile Field Hospital wait by their Fordson WOT1 Ambulances at Bari, as they prepare to receive wounded and sick partisans and civilians of the Yugoslav National Army of Liberation, evacuated to...

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