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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

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

    CS 178

    U-boats were not the only threat to the convoys in northern latitudes. A watch had to be kept on the Arctic pack-ice, the extent and composition of which varied depending on the time of year. To this end No 269 Squadron in Iceland flew regular 'ice...

  • THE BELGIAN GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE BELGIAN GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 37681

    The Belgian Prime Minister Monsieur Hubert Pierlot and Major General R G Sturges CB DSO, stand to attention while the Royal Salute is played during M Pierlot's visit to the Special Services at Group HQ.

  • SKI TROOPS IN TRAINING

    SKI TROOPS IN TRAINING

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 8666

    A party of ski troops making an ascent from their Headquarters.

  • 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 7905

    A bomb aimer demonstrates the selector switches and bomb release in the cramped nose of a Halifax of No 10 Squadron at Melbourne, Yorkshire in December 1942.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

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

    CH 1081

    A Dutch air gunner in the turret of an Anson of No 320 Squadron at Carew Cheriton, near Pembroke Dock, in August 1940.

  • KENYA'S WAR EFFORT: THE ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE, 1942

    KENYA'S WAR EFFORT: THE ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE, 1942

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

    K 2645

    Men of the Kenyan Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve man a Lewis gun on board the minesweeper HMS ONYX, while on a local river patrol.

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 29847

    Various chemical warfare photographs taken for WS9. 25-pounder shell, chemical, BE.

  • NO.9 ARMY AND FILM PHOTO SECTION SEAC

    NO.9 ARMY AND FILM PHOTO SECTION SEAC

    part of "WAR OFFICE, CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND AMERICAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    SE 5433

    Sergeant Ken Higgins, who had a narrow escape in a Japanese ambush in the early days in action with the 4th Army.

  • 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 2530

    In a scene rather too obviously set up for the camera, the pilot of a No 249 Squadron Hurricane looks on as his aircraft is re-armed, North Weald, 28 February 1941.

  • ABYSSINIAN PATRIOTS ATTACKING THE FORT OF DERBA MARCOS

    ABYSSINIAN PATRIOTS ATTACKING THE FORT OF DERBA MARCOS

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 2472

    Part of a sequence of images showing Patriot Troops attacking the fort before capturing it. They take every advantage of the natural cover, even in trees.

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