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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Donaghue (Flt Lt): No. 541 Squadron RAF

    HU 92987

    Enlargement of part of a vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial showing the German secret weapon (V3) site at Mimoyecques, near Marquise, France, after the daylight attack by aircraft of Bomber Command on 6 July 1944. The 18-foot thick concrete...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 106 (PR) Wing RAF

    C 4209

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial showing devastation caused to the Michelin rubber works at Clermont-Ferrand, France as the result of a precision attack carried out by 21 Avro Lancasters of No. 5 Group, Bomber Command on the night of 16/17...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939 - 1945: THE STRATEGIC AIR OFFENSIVE

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939 - 1945: THE STRATEGIC AIR OFFENSIVE

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

    C 3371

    An Avro Lancaster of No 1 Group, Bomber Command, silhouetted against flares, smoke and explosions during the attack on Hamburg, Germany, by aircraft of Nos 1, 5 and 8 Groups on the night of 30/31 January 1943. This raid was the first occasion on which...

  • OPERATION CHASTISE (THE DAMBUSTERS' RAID) 16 - 17 MAY 1943: THE TARGETS

    OPERATION CHASTISE (THE DAMBUSTERS' RAID) 16 - 17 MAY 1943: THE TARGETS

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Fray, J (Fg Off): No. 542 Squadron RAF

    CH 9687

    Aerial reconnaissance (vertical) photograph showing the breach in the Mohne Dam caused by No 617 Squadron, Royal Air Force's raid on 16 May 1943. The Eder Dam was breached in the same operation by means of 'bouncing' bombs designed by Dr...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Merifield J R H (Sqn Ldr) and Whalley W N (Fg Off): No. 540 Squadron RAF

    C 4225

    Low-level oblique photographic-reconnaissance aerial taken by De Havilland Mosquito PR Mark IX, LR422, flown by the Commanding Officer of No. 540 Squadron RAF, Wing Commander J R H Merifield, showing part of the severely-damaged Gnome-Rhone aero-engine...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Graham (Fg Off): No. 106 (PR) Group

    HU 92978

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial, taken from 10,000 feet, showing the southern entrance of the Saumur railway tunnel following the attack on it by 22 Avro Lancasters of No. 617 Squadron RAF on the night of 8/9 June 1944. This raid was the...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Vickers (Fg Off) and Mosley (Flt/Sgt): No. 106 (PR) Wing

    HU 92970

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial, photographed from 30,000 feet, showing the severely-damaged the Gnome-Rhone aircraft engine factory at Limoges, France, after the precision attack by No. 617 Squadron RAF on the night of 8/9 February 1944....