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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

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

    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: 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&AEE and the Royal Aircraft Establishment, AE610 served as a test aircraft with the...

  • 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.

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