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  • 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 2066

    On 27 August 1941 Coastal Command claimed a rare and unusual success when one of its aircraft was instrumental in the capture of a U-boat. A No 269 Squadron Hudson operating from Kaldadarnes in Iceland, flown by Squadron leader J. H. Thompson, surprised...

  • THE ALLIED LANDINGS AT ANZIO: 22 JANUARY-23 MAY 1944

    THE ALLIED LANDINGS AT ANZIO: 22 JANUARY-23 MAY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 15622

    Soldiers of B Company 14 Sherwood Foresters prepare a dugout in front of the ruins of the 'Factory' at Aprilia after its final capture. These buildings were the scene of a fierce battle and the point from which the Germans launched their most...

  • 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 2068

    On 27 August 1941 Coastal Command claimed a rare and unusual success when one of its aircraft was instrumental in the capture of a U-boat. A No 269 Squadron Hudson operating from Kaldadarnes in Iceland, flown by Squadron leader J. H. Thompson, surprised...

  • 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...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 6053

    Overturned German Panther tank at Norrey-en-Bessin, 27 June 1944. The tank was probably up-ended during the Allied heavy bomber raid at the start of Operation 'Epsom'.

  • THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-09-01

    Q 7023

    The Advance in Flanders. Troops of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 36th Division, advancing from Ravelsburg Ridge, 1 September 1918.

  • THE FRENCH RESISTANCE, 1944

    THE FRENCH RESISTANCE, 1944

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

    ZZZ 11837E

    Wrecked locomotives in an engine shed at the Annemasse railway depot after being sabotaged by members of the French Resistance.

  • THE BATTLE OF ARRAS, APRIL-MAY 1917

    THE BATTLE OF ARRAS, APRIL-MAY 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-04

    Q 5157

    British infantry in a former German support trench near the village of Feuchy, April 1917.

  • THE GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN, APRIL 1915-JANUARY 1916

    THE GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN, APRIL 1915-JANUARY 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1915-05

    Q 13227

    A view of the old port at Sedd el Bahr, Cape Helles, Turkey, showing damage caused by the naval bombardments prior to the Gallipoli landings, May 1915. A British soldier stands on sentry amongst the ruins of the old gate.

  • THE GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN, APRIL 1915-JANUARY 1916

    THE GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN, APRIL 1915-JANUARY 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1915-05

    Q 13224

    A gun in the old fortress at Sedd el Bahr at Cape Helles, which was destroyed by a naval bombardment from HMS CORNWALLIS prior to the Gallipoli landings. The gun bears aTurkish inscription meaning "God, be with us"

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