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  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Factory Entertainments and Visits: Morale boosting schemes were introduced to enable workers to see the results of their labours in use or to visit others working in war production industries. Photograph shows: Workers from a Spitfire factory examining...

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production official photographer

    Aircraft construction: Production of the De Havilland Tiger Moth training aircraft. Moving assembly lines were used and the photograph shows the fuselage travelling through the paint-spraying booth for exterior doping of the fuselage. Note the factory...

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Aircraft construction: Christina Riddoch who worked as an inspector of cylinders at an aero-engine factory. In peacetime a professional violinist, she was chosen for this job because it required a delicacy of touch.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945 WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Aircraft construction: The fuselage of a Douglas Boston aircraft is repaired in a Ministry of Air Production factory.

  • RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945 RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

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    Aircraft Navigation and Guidance: During the summer of 1943, Bomber Command equipped its aircraft with H2S, a device which scanned the terrain for several miles around the aircraft and presented navigators with what was virtually a map of the ground...

  • RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945 RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Aircraft Navigation and Guidance: The displays seen on the two cathode tubes employed in the Air Interception Mark 4 radar set. The one on the left indicates the elevation of the target, while the one on the right gives the bearing. This is how the...

  • BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945 BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    The Churchill Coalition Government 11 May 1940 - 23 May 1945: Sir Stafford Cripps, the Minister of Aircraft Production from November 1942 until May 1945 talking to a black worker during a visit to an aircraft factory.

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: LOCKHEED L-214 & L-414 HUDSON. AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: LOCKHEED L-214 & L-414 HUDSON.

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

    Hudson Mark IV, AE610, on the ground at the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire. After undergoing flight evaluation at the A...

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CURTISS HAWK 75A MOHAWK. AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CURTISS HAWK 75A MOHAWK.

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

    Mohawk Mark IV, BK585, running up its engine prior to giving a flying demonstration at the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, Boscombe Down, Wiltshire. BK585 joined No. 5 Squadron RAF in the Far East later in 1941.

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: DOUGLAS DB-7 HAVOC. AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: DOUGLAS DB-7 HAVOC.

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

    Havoc Mark I (Night Fighter), BL228 ‘VY-Y’, of No. 85 Squadron RAF based at Debden, Essex, taxying at an airfield in Britain. 85 Squadron used this aircraft for crew training, after which it was passed to No.1422 Flight, followed by No. 1454 Flight and...

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