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  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

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

    CH 8999

    'Wing Commander Billy', the goat mascot of the Royal Air Force fighter station at Manston, 'pulls rank' over F/O P E Raw, a Typhoon pilot wishing to take him for a walk.

  • Air Vice-Marshal R Graham, CB, CBE, DSO, DSC, DFC

    Air Vice-Marshal R Graham, CB, CBE, DSO, DSC, DFC

    (art) Made by: Dugdale, Thomas Cantrell

    Art.IWM ART LD 5574

    image: A half length portrait of Graham in full uniform, seated and looking straight ahead.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

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

    CH 11984

    Portrait photograph of Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh Mallory KCB DSO, taken at the Air Ministry, London.

  • Archibald McIndoe : Consultant in Plastic Surgery to the Royal Air Force, operating at the Queen Victoria Plastic and Jaw Injury
Centre, East Grinstead

    Archibald McIndoe : Consultant in Plastic Surgery to the Royal Air Force, operating at the Queen Victoria Plastic and Jaw Injury Centre, East Grinstead

    (art) Made by: Zinkeisen, Anna Katrina 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 6001

    image: The plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe conducting an operation in a theatre of the Queen Victoria Plastic and Jaw Injury Centre in East Grinstead, Sussex. He works on a patient under anaesthetic along with a team of seven staff who sit and stand...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

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

    CH 12060

    Squadron Leader The Reverand Hugh Storr conducts Sunday service before a congregation of fighter pilots in a dispersal hut at Tangmere, 10 January 1944. The 29 year-old padre was renowned for his boxing prowess, having previously represented Oxford...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) 1944

    HU 74920

    The 'round the clock' bombing by RAF and USAAF necessitated closer liaison between the two bomber forces, and even at squadron level goodwill visits between neighbouring units helped foster the spirit of co-operation. Here a B-17 Flying...

  • Air Vice-Marshal N H Bottomley, CB, CIE, DSO, AFC

    Air Vice-Marshal N H Bottomley, CB, CIE, DSO, AFC

    (art) Made by: Dugdale, Thomas Cantrell 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1650

    image: A half-length portrait of Bottomley wearing uniform and holding a white handkerchief or a pair of white gloves in his hands.

  • Lotfernrohr Lofte 7 D-1 bombsight, German

    Lotfernrohr Lofte 7 D-1 bombsight, German

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships) Made by: blc

    AIR 330

    Metal box with a tube (Rohr) extending out the bottom with a mirror that reflected the image of the target into a small telescope in the box. Three large knurled knobs allow the aim to be adjusted. The mechanism inside the box move a mirror to stabilize...

  • 'Target for Tonight'

    'Target for Tonight'

    (posters) Made by: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 4015

    whole: The image is positioned just above the centre of the design, with text in blue, white and black above and below. image: A photograph of an RAF Wellington bomber flying through a starlit sky. text: Coming to this Theatre shortly....'TARGET FOR...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

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

    CH 8804

    A Lancaster crew from No 57 Squadron have safely returned from an operation and now await interrogation. The bomb aimer, Sergeant 'Bert' Turkentine (left) and the Canadian navigator, Sergeant 'Muse' Music, are offered welcoming cups...

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