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

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

    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

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

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

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

    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

    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

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

    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

    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 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...

  • GERMAN MILITARY AIRCRAFT 1939-1945 GERMAN MILITARY AIRCRAFT 1939-1945

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

    An abandoned Henschel Hs 126B reconnaissance aircraft on an Austrian airfield in June 1945. The Hs was commonly used as an artillery observation aircraft early on in the war but by 1942 had been relegated to training and glider towing duties. In 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

    Personalities: The Allied commanders of the campaign photographed in Tunisia. Front row, left to right: The Commander-in-Chief, General Dwight Eisenhower, The Air Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Air Command, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder; 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 Vice Marshal J M Robb, erstwhile Deputy Air Commander, North West African Air Forces, and Air Officer Commanding RAF North West Africa, sitting at his desk at La Marsa, Tunisia, after the absorption of his command by Headquarters Mediterranean Allied...

  • 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, (OC No. 92...

  • 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)

    Air Marshal Sir Arthur Coningham with Major General J.K. Cannon, USAAF, his successor as AOC-in-C, Tactical Air Force

  • AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    Copy negative of CH 15213

  • 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. 19 Squadron SAAF

    Three-inch rocket projectiles heading for railway trucks and tankers during an attack by Bristol Beaufighters of No. 19 Squadron SAAF on German rail traffic at Banova Jaruga, Yugoslavia.

  • 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. 608 Squadron RAF

    German submarine Type VIIC, U-755, suffers a direct hit from a rocket projectile, while under attack in the Mediterranean Sea north-west of Mallorca from Lockheed Hudson Mark V, AM725 'M', of No. 608 Squadron RAF based at Blida, Algeria. U-755, already...

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN ITALY, SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 1943: THE ALLIED ADVANCE TO THE GUSTAV LINE THE CAMPAIGN IN ITALY, SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 1943: THE ALLIED ADVANCE TO THE GUSTAV LINE

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

    Naples, September - October 1943: Aerial view of sunken ships and wrecked harbour installations at Naples.

  • 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: No. 205 Group RAF

    Bombs from a Vickers Wellington of No. 205 Group RAF fall over the target during a night raid on military objectives in Tunis.

  • 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. 39 Squadron RAF

    A Bristol Beaufighter TF Mark X of No. 39 Squadron RAF based at Protville, Tunisia, engages an Italian destroyer with cannon fire, during a torpedo strike by six aircraft on a convoy off the coast of Sicily in which they claimed a merchant vessel sunk.

  • 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...

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN ITALY, SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 1943: THE ALLIED ADVANCE TO THE GUSTAV LINE THE CAMPAIGN IN ITALY, SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 1943: THE ALLIED ADVANCE TO THE GUSTAV LINE

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

    Naples, September - October 1943: The twisted metal of a wrecked gantry crane destroyed by Germans, lying in Naples harbour.

  • 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

    Supermarine Spitfire Mark VIIIs of No 92 Squadron RAF parked on the airfield at Grottaglie, following the successful landings at Taranto (Operation SLAPSTICK). Note the large damaged airship hangar in the background.

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

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

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill raises his hat using a cane during an address to troops in the amphitheatre in Carthage, Tunisia, in June 1943.

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Mr Winston Churchill with General James H Doolittle, Commanding General of the US Strategic Air Force, sitting in the rear seat of a staff car studying bombing photographs taken from Flying Fortresses. Picture taken during Mr Churchill's inspection of a...

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

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

    A Services Golf Tournament held in Rome, in which several well-known peacetime golfers took part. Photograph shows: Lieutenant Bobby Locke, now serving in the South African Air Force, playing while Private Tommy Bolt, the American golfer looks on.

  • 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: British airborne troops check their equipment before boarding their gliders.

  • 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: British airborne troops wait to board an American WACO CG4A glider.

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

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

    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.

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

    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.

    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

    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 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 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.

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

    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

    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.

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

    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

    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

    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

    The Chief of the Air Staff, Marshal of the RAF Sir Charles Portal (left), chats with the Air Officer Commanding the Desert Air Force, Air Vice-Marshal W F Dickson, while visiting DAF Advanced Headquarters mear Monteriggioni, 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 VCs of No. 352 Squadron, the first operational Yugoslav unit to be formed in the RAF, being prepared at Canne, Italy, for their first operation, escorting a fighter-bomber attack on targets in Yugoslavia. Note the Yugoslav...

  • 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

    Douglas Dakota Mark IIIs of No. 267 Squadron RAF lined up at Bari, Italy. Aircraft nearest the camera are (front to rear): KG496 'AI', FL589 and FD957.

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