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  • PREPARATIONS FOR OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944

    PREPARATIONS FOR OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944

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

    C 4399

    Daylight bombing raid on the railway yards at Tourcoing, France by aircraft of 2nd Tactical Air Force. Photograph taken by an RAF cameraman flying in one of the attacking Boston aircraft.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Not known

    C 4740

    Operation JERICHO: the daylight raid by 18 De Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VIs of No. 140 Wing, No. 2 Group, led by Group Captain P C Pickard, to free resistance members awaiting execution in Amiens Jail, France on 18 February 1944. Shown here is the 12...

  • 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: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CL 4071

    Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial showing the severely-damaged railway station and marshalling yards at Freilassing, north-west of Salzburg, following an accurate night attack by Consolidated Liberators of No. 205 Group RAF operating from Italy...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 400 Squadron RCAF

    C 4737

    Operation JERICHO: the daylight raid by 18 De Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VIs of No. 140 Airfield, No. 2 Group, led by Group Captain P C Pickard, to free resistance members awaiting execution in Amiens Jail, France. Low-level oblique photographic-...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Danish Resistance

    CL 3748

    Operation CARTHAGE: the daylight raid on the Gestapo Headquarters at Shellhuset (Shell House) in Copehagen, 21 March 1945. Shell House, viewed from the south, burning furiously after the raid by 18 De Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VIs of No. 140 Wing, No....

  • PHOTOGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE FOR OPERATION 'OVERLORD'

    PHOTOGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE FOR OPERATION 'OVERLORD'

    part of "ARMY PHOTOGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE SECTION (APIS)" (photographs)

    MH 24804

    Overhead aerial of the gun battery at Merville (3km east of Ouistreham) consisting of four medium casemates, after air bombardment, c May 1944. Bombing failed to penetrate the casemates and, because of the threat the battery posed to the landings on...

  • PHOTOGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE FOR OPERATION 'OVERLORD'.

    PHOTOGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE FOR OPERATION 'OVERLORD'.

    part of "ARMY PHOTOGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE SECTION (APIS)" (photographs)

    MH 24822

    Overhead aerial of 'Nan Green' Beach JUNO Area and Strongpoint 9785, (Widerstandsnest 29) east of the River Seulles at Courseulles-sur-Mer. This position was defended by 6th Company of the German 736th Grenadier Regiment, and was captured by...

  • PHOTOGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE FOR OPERATION 'OVERLORD'

    PHOTOGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE FOR OPERATION 'OVERLORD'

    part of "ARMY PHOTOGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE SECTION (APIS)" (photographs)

    MH 24806

    Overhead aerial of the gun battery at Pointe du Hoc, consisting of four medium casemates, after air bombardment. The battery was captured by a detachment of the 2nd Ranger Battalion, 1st US Division, on 6 June 1944, who held it against numerous counter-...

  • BOMBING RAIDS OVER FRANCE, AUGUST 1944

    BOMBING RAIDS OVER FRANCE, AUGUST 1944

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

    CL 1005

    Photograph taken from a reconnaissance aircraft of 2nd Tactical Air Force, after an allied attack, showing a burning vehicle on the improvised bridge across the Seine at Oissel, south of Rouen, holding up a stream of traffic from the west.

  • Rangoon : May 1945, a British merchant ship unloading cargo against a background of RAF bomb damage

    Rangoon : May 1945, a British merchant ship unloading cargo against a background of RAF bomb damage

    (art) Made by: Morris, James 1945-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 5529

    image: a view of a merchant ship unloading her cargo onto a bomb-damaged jetty, on which a Burmese girl sells eggs. The scene is viewed from on board a smaller boat, on which a man is standing in the foreground, watching the proceedings.

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