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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 27463

    A No 174 Squadron Typhoon in a sorry state at Volkel. This aircraft, bearing fuselage codes XP-P, is believed to have been hit by flak on 22 February, and was wrecked on return to base. Note the wing armament access panels hanging open, and the No 274...

  • 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

    CL 1452

    Dutch labourers use bricks to create a dispersal point at Volkel (B-80), 24 October 1944. In the background a No 274 Squadron Tempest (EJ714/JJ-W) taxies out for another defensive air patrol over the battlefront. Volkel was home to No 122 Wing until...

  • 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

    CL 1729

    Santa Claus (Leading Aircraftman Fred Fazan from London) hands out presents to Dutch children at Volkel, 13 December 1944. Members of No 122 Wing had saved their sweet ration for weeks, and contributed enough money to give the children their first proper...

  • THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE IN BELGIUM, 1944

    THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE IN BELGIUM, 1944

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

    CL 1382

    Pilots of No 486 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force, assemble in front of their Hawker Tempest fighter-bombers on an airfield in Belgium. No 486 was one of three New Zealand squadrons in 2nd Tactical Air Force, supporting the Allied armies in North-...

  • 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 13428

    Flight Sergeant Morris Rose of No 3 Squadron points out the essential characteristics of the V-1 flying bomb to other Tempest pilots at Newchurch, 23 June 1944. The Scottish pilot downed his first 'doodlebug' on 16 June, and by the end of July...

  • 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 13956

    The Hawker Tempest entered RAF service with No 150 Wing in the spring of 1944. This is JN766/ SA-N of No 486 Squadron at Castle Camps on 8 April. The Tempest V (the earlier marks did not go into production or appeared too late for war service) was faster...