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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Norwegian official photographer

    HU 90816

    De Havilland Mosquito NF IIs of 'B' Flight, No 333 (Norwegian) Squadron, attended by ground crew in a dispersal at Leuchars, Fife, October 1943. The aircraft on the right is DZ754/'F'.

  • SOUTH CARIBBEAN ARMED FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    SOUTH CARIBBEAN ARMED FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    OKA 561

    A Lewis gun section of the St Lucia Volunteer Force, Windward Islands.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "MINISTRY OF SUPPLY" (photographs)

    MH 2994

    Supermarine Scapa flying boat in flight, circa 1937.

  • 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 3531

    Convoy attack. In April 1943 No 144 Squadron joined with No 404 Squadron RCAF to form a second Beaufighter strike wing, based at Wick. The two units flew their first operation together on 27 April, when they attacked a convoy off Norway. One large...

  • 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: 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 202

    In June 1942 the 'Spirit of Lockheed-Vega Employees' - a Hudson III presented to the RAF by Lockheed workers and operated by No 269 Squadron in Iceland - was forced to crash-land on an isolated sand-spit after running into a storm. Only...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: THE RAF IN FRANCE, 1940

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: THE RAF IN FRANCE, 1940

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

    C 623

    For shooting down the first German aircraft to fall to the RAF in France, Flight Lieutenant Robert Voase-Jeff of No 87 Squadron was awarded the Croix de Guerre. He is seen here among a group of French pilots on 3 February 1940, saluting General Vuillemin...

  • ANIMALS AT WAR: ROYAL NAVY MASCOT 'CONVOY', HMS HERMIONE, GIBRALTAR, 26 NOVEMBER 1941

    ANIMALS AT WAR: ROYAL NAVY MASCOT 'CONVOY', HMS HERMIONE, GIBRALTAR, 26 NOVEMBER 1941

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 6410

    A group of sailors surround the ship's cat "Convoy", as he sleeps in a miniature hammock on board HMS HERMIONE. According to the original caption, "Convoy" is in the ship's book and provided with full kit. The cat obtained...

  • SOCIAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENTS IN THE WEST INDIES

    SOCIAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENTS IN THE WEST INDIES

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

    K 7729

    British West Indies Public Health Training Station in Jamaica. This was established in 1943 to afford facilities for the training of health personnel. It was supported by the Jamaican government, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Colonial Welfare and...

  • Major-General W. Green, CB, DSO and two Bars, Commander, South-Western Area, 1940

    Major-General W. Green, CB, DSO and two Bars, Commander, South-Western Area, 1940

    (art) Made by: Lamb, Henry 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 137

    image : A head and shoulder portrait of Major-General W. Green in uniform.

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