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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

    C 667

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visited the Bristol Aeroplane Company at Filton, near Bristol, on 7 February 1940. They are seen here being shown one of the new Beauforts (probably L4442, the second to be completed) by Captain Cyril Unwins, Bristol...

  • Official photograph

    Official photograph

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

    C 242

    These Australian airmen who arrived in England will shortly commence their training with the Coastal Command. They will form a new squadron to fly Sunderland flying boats and their duties will include anti-submarine patrols and general sea...

  • 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

    C 243

    Two airmen demonstrate the dorsal .303in Vickers 'K' guns of a Sunderland of No 210 Squadron at Pembroke Dock, December 1939.

  • 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.

  • 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 15350

    Last patrol. The war may have been over, but until all the U-boats at sea had been accounted for Allied shipping had to be protected, and convoy escorts continued in the weeks following the end of hostilities. Finally, in the later afternoon of 3 June...

  • 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 3484

    A member of the ground crew poses in the narrow 'fighter-type' cockpit of one of No 44 Squadron's Hampdens, September 1941. Note his 'Rhodesia' shoulder title and the bomb tally painted on the fuselage.

  • 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 18021

    An airwoman chalks up details of Coastal Command's last patrol on the operations board at Castle Archdale. Sunderland V 'Z-Zebra' was sent out into the Atlantic to rendezvous with convoy HX358 some 500 miles southwest of Ireland, making...

  • 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 14815

    A crew of No 58 Squadron in front of their Halifax Mk II Series IA at Stornoway in the Outer Hebrides, 22-26 February 1945.

  • 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

    CM 6629

    Hudson III T9459, part of No 233 Squadron's detachment at North Front airfield, with the famous Rock of Gibraltar providing a backdrop, March 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 7501

    Sunderland II W3984/RB-S of No 10 Squadron RAAF, October 1942.

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