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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE RADAR, 1939-1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RADAR, 1939-1945

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

    CH 15332

    Chain Home: WAAF radar operator Denise Miley plotting aircraft on the CRT (cathode ray tube) of an RF7 Receiver in the Receiver Room at Bawdsey CH. Her right hand has selected the direction or heightfinding and her left hand is ready to register the...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE RADAR, 1939-1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RADAR, 1939-1945

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

    CH 15189

    Ground Control of Interception: AMES Final Type 7 GCI Fixed radar installation at RAF Sopley, Hampshire. Interior view of the Radar Well, showing the the monitor receiver in the foreground and the transmitter behind it.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE RADAR, 1939-1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RADAR, 1939-1945

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

    CH 15176

    Chain Home: CH receiver room at an East Coast station, showing one of the two RF7 Receivers (left) and the Mark 3 Console (right) in use.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    CH 12199

    The Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF): Leading Aircraftwoman M Wishart, a meteorological clerk, takes a weather reading from a thermohygrograph at RAF Pitreavie Castle, Dunfermline, Scotland.

  • PRESTWICK AIRFIELD, SCOTLAND, 1944

    PRESTWICK AIRFIELD, SCOTLAND, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1785

    A Royal Air Force sergeant looking through binoculars and an assistant in the background signalling with an Aldis lamp, in the control tower.

  • PRESTWICK AIRFIELD, SCOTLAND, 1944

    PRESTWICK AIRFIELD, SCOTLAND, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1786

    The control tower and administration buildings.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM POSTER COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 13647

    Posters recruiting women into the war effort: “Help the RAF - Join the WAAF.”

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE BALLOON CREW IN BRITAIN, 1944

    ROYAL AIR FORCE BALLOON CREW IN BRITAIN, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1781

    Royal Air Force Combined Operations balloon crew hauling in a small barrage balloon of the type used during the D-Day landings.

  • RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

    RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

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

    E(MOS) 1451

    Aircraft Navigation and Guidance: A factory worker producing foil code-named WINDOW which was dropped by allied aircraft to jam enemy radar.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    CH 6747

    The Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF): Two WAAF cooks at work at a Royal Air Force aerodrome. Pictures behind them are notices bearing recipes for a “Hundred Pies” and a “Hundred Scones”.

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