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  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    CH 14603

    West Indians in the Royal Air Force: West Indians serving with the Royal Air Force undergoing a course of instruction at an RAF Marine Craft Training School in the United Kingdom. Photograph shows: Aircraftman G E Small of St Michael, Barbados (left) and...

  • 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 1789

    In the control tower at Prestwick. The Royal Air Force controllers in the tower had an American visitor at the time of the photograph. White Coastal Command Liberators can be seen in the background.

  • 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.”

  • WAAF Mechanics

    WAAF Mechanics

    (art) Made by: Cundall, Charles Ernest 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3913

    image: WAAFs working on two aircraft

  • 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 1788

    A Royal Air Force anti-fire bowser with a fireman wearing an asbestos suit in the foreground at Prestwick.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 1780

    Two men of a Royal Air Force Combined Operations balloon crew with the winch and tackle used for hauling in small barrage balloons.

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