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  • AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE VIEW OF LIVERPOOL, GREAT BRITAIN

    AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE VIEW OF LIVERPOOL, GREAT BRITAIN

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

    C 5428

    Vertical aerial view from 1,800 feet of the waterfront from the Pier Head to the Albert Dock, and of the city east to Derby Square, showing the extensive bomb damage to the commercial centre. The shell of the burnt out customs house is visible left...

  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer (Undefined) 1944-06-05

    CH 13438

    West Indians in the Royal Air Force: a contingent of one thousand volunteers listening to an address by Air Commodore T E B Howe on the deck of their troop ship, shortly after its arrival at Liverpool, England, 5 June 1944.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 15390

    Hawker Sea Hurricane Mark I, Z4936 'KE-M', of the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit is lowered onto the training catapult at Speke, Liverpool, for a training launch. At the back of the catapult are some of the firing rockets used to power the launch...

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    CH 6293

    Aircraft construction: The assembly of North American Mustang aircraft at the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation factory, Speke airport, Liverpool. The propeller is in position and mechanics (both men and women) are checking over the engine.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, 1939-1945.

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 1957

    Radio mechanics supplied by the Royal Canadian Air Force are welcomed on a wharf at Liverpool docks by a senior officer, soon after their arrival.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 15394

    Hawker Sea Hurricane Mark I, Z4936 'KE-M', of the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit, is fired from the training catapult at Speke, Liverpool.

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: NORTH AMERICAN NA 73 & NA 102 MUSTANG.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: NORTH AMERICAN NA 73 & NA 102 MUSTANG.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    ATP 10680C

    Mustang Mark I, AG346, on the ground at Speke Airport, Liverpool, following erection at the Lockheed facility. This aircraft served with Nos. 225, 63 and 26 Squadrons RAF, and then with No. 41 Operational Training Unit. In 1944, AG346 returned to...