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  • THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

    THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 18206

    Tipper trucks removing earth from the site of the new main runway at Heathrow, Middlesex. Although originally developed as an airfield for RAF Transport Command on the site of the Great West (or Harmondsworth) aerodrome, Heathrow was selected as the...

  • THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

    THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 966

    The Air Council in session in the Council Chamber at Adastral House, London. Left to right: Air Vice-Marshal A G R Garrod; Sir Harold G Howitt (Additional Member); Air Marshal Sir Christopher L Courtney (Air Member for Supply & Organisation); Air...

  • THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

    THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 2311

    The Air Council in session at Adastral House, London: Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles F A Portal, Chief of the Air Staff (left), and Sir Arthur Street, Permanent Under Secretary of State for Air.

  • THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

    THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 2315

    The Air Council in session at Adastral House, London: Sir Harold Hewitt, an additional member, shares a lighter moment with the Air Member for Personnel, Air Marshal Sir Philip Babington, during a break in the Council's proceedings.

  • THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

    THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 5934

    Mr W P Hildred, Director of Civil Aviation, at his desk in Adastral House, London.

  • THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

    THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 18220

    The Air Council in session at Adastral House, London. They are, (left to right); Sir Harold Howitt (Additional Member), Air Chief Marshal Sir Christopher Courtney (Air Member for Supply and Organisation), Air Marshal Sir Bertine Sutton (Air Member for...

  • THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

    THE AIR MINISTRY, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 7798

    The Air Council assembled in the foyer of Adastral House, London, on the occasion of a visit by Field Marshal Smuts. Left to right, (seated): Air Chief Marshal Sir Philip Joubert de la Ferte, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Coastal Command; Lord...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN BERMUDA

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN BERMUDA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)

    H 16632

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill talks to Commander Kelly Rogers OBE, one of the senior pilots in the British Overseas Airways Corporation, in the cockpit of the Boeing 314 flying boat 'Berwick' in January 1942.

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN BERMUDA

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN BERMUDA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)

    H 16637

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill sits in the co-pilot's seat in the cockpit of the Boeing 314 flying boat 'Berwick' in January 1942.