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  • NORWAY AFTER LIBERATION, 1945

    NORWAY AFTER LIBERATION, 1945

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

    CL 2629

    Troops from the British 1st Airborne Division having disembarked from Short Stirlings of No. 190 Squadron at Gardermoen airfield near Oslo, during Operation 'Doomsday 2', 11 May 1945.

  • OPERATION 'MARKET GARDEN' - THE BATTLE FOR ARNHEM, SEPTEMBER 1944

    OPERATION 'MARKET GARDEN' - THE BATTLE FOR ARNHEM, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    CL 1156

    Allied airborne forces crossing the Channel on their way to Holland, 17 September 1944. At the top are British Horsas on their way to Arnhem, while US Waco gliders and C-47s can be seen below.

  • PARATROOP TRAINING IN NETHERAVON, BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    PARATROOP TRAINING IN NETHERAVON, BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Official photographer

    TR 175

    The Commander of the Airborne Division, Lieutenant General F A M Browning, DSO, standing beside an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley aircraft of No 295 Squadron, Royal Air Force.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: THE STRATEGIC AIR OFFENSIVE 1939 - 1945

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: THE STRATEGIC AIR OFFENSIVE 1939 - 1945

    part of "ŁANOWSKI WITOLD A (MR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: US official photographer 1943

    HU 4052

    Bombs falling away from a formation of Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses of the US Eighth Air Force's 390th Bombardment group on a daylight raid over Europe. As in this photograph, heavy cloud cover and the need to maintain defensive formation meant...

  • PARATROOP TRAINING IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    PARATROOP TRAINING IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Official photographer

    TR 55

    Head and shoulders portrait of a paratrooper.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: MILES M.9B/M.19 MASTER.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: MILES M.9B/M.19 MASTER.

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 31737

    Master Mark II glider tug of an unidentified unit, on the ground at Bodney, Norfolk, during airborne forces Exercise SNAFFLE, 9 August 1943. The exercise was intended to demonstrate airborne forces resupply from the air where petrol, ammunition and...

  • PARATROOP TRAINING IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    PARATROOP TRAINING IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Official photographer

    TR 50

    Paratroop training drop from a static balloon. A parachute fully open.

  • PARATROOP TRAINING IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    PARATROOP TRAINING IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Official photographer

    TR 61

    Head and shoulders portrait of a paratrooper.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 37706

    Paratroopers fitting their parachute harnesses before entering a Dakota during a large-scale airborne forces exercise, 22 April 1944.

  • PARATROOP TRAINING IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    PARATROOP TRAINING IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Official photographer

    TR 58

    Head and shoulders portrait of a paratrooper holding a 9mm Sten gun.

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