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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 27473

    Their assault job completed, the Royal Marines having handed over to Indian troops, return to their cruiser HMS KENYA off Cheduba, South of Ramree, Burma. Royal Marines of the East Indies Fleet made a successful landing on Cheduba Island under protection...

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 19155

    Salerno, 9 September 1943 (Operation Avalanche): During Operation AVALANCHE, American landing craft pass the cruiser HMS MAURITIUS as they head for the beaches at Salerno (photographed from the British minesweeper CIRCE).

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 20539

    In the distance landing craft making smoke while being shelled and bombed off Salerno, as seen from HMS MAURITIUS at the height of the fighting. The cruiser played a big part in the operations off the enemy coast during the landings.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944

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

    A 24104

    Beach casualties being helped to the sick-bay on board HMS FROBISHER. The cruiser had helped bombard the enemy coastal positions during the week before D-Day.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 24095

    Operation Overlord, Normandy, June 1944: Landing Ships and Tank Landing Craft seen from HMS FROBISHER pictured off the south coast of England 12 hours before D Day. The cruiser had helped bombard enemy coastal positions in the previous week. The barrel...