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  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BRISTOL TYPE 156 BEAUFIGHTER.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BRISTOL TYPE 156 BEAUFIGHTER.

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

    Beaufighter TF Mark X, NT950 ‘MB-T’, of No. 236 Squadron RAF based at North Coates, Lincolnshire, banking away from the camera, showing the rocket rails. NT950 was shot down off the Dutch coast on 3 October 1944.

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

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

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

    Spitfire LF Mark IX, MJ502 “Prince Tungi Tonga II”, at No. 33 Maintenance Unit, Lyneham, Wiltshire, shortly before delivery to No. 485 (New Zealand) Squadron RAF at Drem, Scotland. The aircraft also served with Nos. 349, and 332 Squadrons of the RAF...

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: HAWKER HENLEY.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: HAWKER HENLEY.

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

    Second prototype Henley, K7554, after conversion as the first TT Mark III target-tug, in flight. This aircraft served with No. 1 Anti-Aircraft Cooperation Unit.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BRISTOL TYPE 160 BLENHEIM V.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BRISTOL TYPE 160 BLENHEIM V.

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

    Blenheim Mark V prototype, DJ702, which served with No. 12 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit and No. 17 Service Flying Training Unit, in flight, 1943.

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: BOEING MODEL 299 FORTRESS.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: BOEING MODEL 299 FORTRESS.

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

    Fortress Mark I, AN529, on the ground at Ayr/Heathfield, Ayrshire, shortly after arrival from the United States. AN529 joined No. 90 Squadron RAF as ‘WP-C’ and was written off after a forced landing near Fort Maddalena, Libya, on 8 November 1941.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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    Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA): ATA woman flying instructor, Miss J Broad, with a male pupil in an Oxford training aircraft.

  • 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...

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: GENERAL AIRCRAFT GAL.49 HAMILCAR.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: GENERAL AIRCRAFT GAL.49 HAMILCAR.

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

    Hamilcar Mark I in flight, towed by a Handley Page Halifax.

  • THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC 1939-1945

    THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC 1939-1945

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

    Allied Aircraft: Seafire Mk IB carrier borne fighter aircraft.

  • 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.

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