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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR CENSORSHIP BUREAU LIBRARY OF PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 86316

    A Luftwaffe NCO notes the identity of Spitfire VB W3824/ DV-F, now residing in a salvage yard somewhere in northern France, 18 November 1941. The No 129 Squadron aircraft was shot down on 27 September 1941 during Circus No 103 and its pilot captured.

  • Lieutenant-General Sir Ronald Adam, Bart, CB, DSO, OBE

    Lieutenant-General Sir Ronald Adam, Bart, CB, DSO, OBE

    (art) Made by: Eves, Reginald Grenville 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 404

    image: A head and shoulders portrait of Adam wearing uniform.

  • 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

    C 3007

    The Focke-Wulf FW190A was arguably the best fighter in the world in the summer of 1942, but it was not invincible. This one's demise was captured by the gun camera of an attacking Spitfire over France in July 1942. Another Spitfire can be seen in...

  • 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 12757

    The Spitfire XII had been in service for over a year when this shot was taken on 12 April 1944 of two Friston-based aircraft from No 41 Squadron. Essentially a Mk V airframe mated to Rolls-Royce's powerful 1,735hp Griffon engine (which gave it a top...

  • 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 18509

    Typhoon IB R8752 of No 1 Squadron, written off after crash-landing in a field near its base at Lympne on 2 June 1943. Flight Sergeant W H Ramsey hit a telegraph pole over France, but managed to bring his badly damaged aircraft home.

  • General The Viscount Gort VC, GCB, CBE, DSO, MVO, MC

    General The Viscount Gort VC, GCB, CBE, DSO, MVO, MC

    (art) Made by: Eves, Reginald Grenville 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 616

    image: A head and shoulders portrait of Gort wearing uniform.

  • Lieutenant-General Sir Alan Brooke KCB, DSO

    Lieutenant-General Sir Alan Brooke KCB, DSO

    (art) Made by: Eves, Reginald Grenville 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 241

    image: A head and shoulders portrait of Brooke looking directly at the viewer and wearing his uniform jacket.

  • Untitled

    Untitled

    (posters) Made by: United States Office of War Information (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 4006

    whole: The image occupies the whole design. image: A depiction of four hands, with each wrist decorated with the flag of a different Allied nation: France, Great Britain, America and the USSR. Each hand holds on to the arms of a swastika which has been...

  • A Soldier of Free France

    A Soldier of Free France

    (art) Made by: Lamb, Henry 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 888

    image: a head and shoulder portrait of a Free French soldier in uniform.

  • Generale de Division Milorad M Radovitch

    Generale de Division Milorad M Radovitch

    (art) Made by: Lamb, Henry 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3893

    image: a head and shoulder portrait of Generale de Division Milorad M Radovitch in uniform.

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