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  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 7035

    Horsa gliders near Pegasus Bridge over the Caen canal at Benouville, 12 July 1944.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 64137

    Lieutenant General H D C Crerar looks at a map while sitting on the wing strut of a light observation plane.

  • Plane Crash in Sussex, Summer 1940

    Plane Crash in Sussex, Summer 1940

    (art) Made by: Moore, Henry 1940

    Art.IWM ART 16112

    image: a composition of eight small boxed sketches of a crashed plane surrounded by figures. The sketches are arranged on a larger page giving different angles on the event. The background page is washed with pink and grey; two sketches on the right of...

  • War Weapons Week, Paisley : December 1940

    War Weapons Week, Paisley : December 1940

    (art) Made by: Macpherson, Alexander 1940-12-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 790

    image: A view looking down on Barshaw Park hung with buntings. Crowds of civilians are gathered to look at a display of artillery, tanks and a captured German Messerschmitt 109 fighter aircraft.

  • De-icing Aircraft

    De-icing Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1856

    image: ground crew clear snow and ice off a DH Dragon Rapide standing on a runway. The tail of a second plane is in the foreground.

  • LANCASTER 'G - GEORGE' FLIES TO AUSTRALIA, 1944

    LANCASTER 'G - GEORGE' FLIES TO AUSTRALIA, 1944

    part of "AUSTRALIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian Official

    AUS 2022

    Flying Officers C H Tindale DFM (wireless operator) and W C Gordon DFC (navigator) in Lancaster W4783/AR-G, 'G for George' of No 460 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, Prestwick, 11 October 1944. The veteran aircraft, which had completed...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 5232

    A Horsa glider near the Caen Canal bridge at Benouville, 8 June 1944. This is glider No. 91, which carried Major John Howard and Lieutenant Den Brotheridge with No.1 Platoon, 'D' Company, 2nd Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light...

  • THE LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP (LRDG) DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP (LRDG) DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "THE BRITISH ARMY 1939 - 1945: THE LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP" (photographs)

    HU 25081

    Waco YKC, AX697 (left), and Waco ZGC-7, AX695 (right), of the Long Range Desert Group, on the ground in the Western Desert of Egypt between Kufra and Siwa after landing supplies for 'Y' Patrol. The aircraft were 'acquired' by the LRDG...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 6626

    An Auster Mk IV AOP aircraft of No 652 Squadron flies over a 25pdr field gun of 3rd Division at Cresserons, 6 July 1944.

  • D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 5198

    Hamilcar gliders of 6th Airlanding Brigade arrive on DZ 'N' near Ranville, bringing with them the Tetrarch tanks of 6th Airborne Division's armoured reconnaissance regiment, evening of 6 June 1944.

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