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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    part of "AUSTRALIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian official photographers

    AUS 2017

    The Duke of Gloucester, Governor-General Designate of the Commonwealth of Australia (standing fourth from right), watches armourers bombing up Lancaster I LL964/AR-D2 of No 460 Squadron, RAAF, during his visit to Binbrook in July 1944.

  • TUNIS CAPTURED BY THE 1ST ARMY

    TUNIS CAPTURED BY THE 1ST ARMY

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 2534

    Using a bren carrier for cover, Allied troops in action during the street fighting.

  • INVASION OF WALCHEREN ISLAND [WESTKAPELLE]

    INVASION OF WALCHEREN ISLAND [WESTKAPELLE]

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 1268

    The occupation of Walcheren Island is going fast. Flushing is in the hands of the British and troops fanning out to the West are close to the Marine Commandos coming down from the Westkapelle beachhead (where these pictures were taken). This image shows...

  • INVASION OF WALCHEREN ISLAND [WESTKAPELLE]

    INVASION OF WALCHEREN ISLAND [WESTKAPELLE]

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 1273

    The occupation of Walcheren Island is going fast. Flushing is in the hands of the British and troops fanning out to the West are close to the Marine Commandos coming down from the Westkapelle beachhead (where these pictures were taken). This image shows...

  • 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 4641

    The Hawker Typhoon's devastating rocket armament was effective against tanks, gun emplacements, buildings and railways. Coastal shipping was another target, including this unfortunate tug caught in the Scheldt estuary in September 1944. In this case...

  • DEFENCES OFF THE EAST COAST

    DEFENCES OFF THE EAST COAST

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

    H 2336

    A 6" battery in action with men of the Royal Scots Fusiliers protecting the cliffs. This particular image shows the men on guard near the gun.

  • THE MARK VII 6-POUNDER GUN WITH MOLLINS EQUIPMENT. 15 AUGUST 1944, HMS MANTIS, LOWESTOFT.

    THE MARK VII 6-POUNDER GUN WITH MOLLINS EQUIPMENT. 15 AUGUST 1944, HMS MANTIS, LOWESTOFT.

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Russell, J E (Lt)

    A 25159

    In a D-Class MTB showing the auto-loader, equipment supplied by the Mollins Machine Co Ltd, of London SE, for the Mark VII 6-pounder gun.

  • BRITISH LANDINGS ON WALCHEREN

    BRITISH LANDINGS ON WALCHEREN

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Stiggins (Sergeant)

    BU 1255

    British assault troops landed on Walcheren at dawn on 1 November 1944 and most of Flushing was included in the first bridgehead. The landings were supported by fire from British warships. The object of the assault is to silence the enemy guns menacing...

  • 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

    CE 22

    Beaufighter VIF V8748/ZJ-R of No 96 Squadron being re-armed at Honily, 23 March 1943. The armourers are feeding belts of ball and high-explosive incendiary ammunition into the magazines of the aircraft's four 20mm Hispano cannon.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "BOWYER R (SENIOR TECHNICIAN)" (photographs)

    HU 3171

    A pair of 250lb anti-submarine bombs suspended beneath the wing of a Saro London, 1939.

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