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  • SS BREMEN

    SS BREMEN

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

    C 1876

    This image was taken by a reconnaissance aircraft of Bomber Command and show the Atlantic Liner SS BREMEN after her disastrous fire at her dock in Bremerhaven. The image shows smoke pouring from BREMEN'S bow and stern, while amidships she appears to...

  • 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) Group RAF

    C 4885

    Vertical photographic reconnaissance aerial taken over the E- and R-Boat pens at Ijmuiden, Holland, following the daylight raid by 17 Avro Lancasters of No. 617 Squadron RAF, led by their Commanding Officer, Wing Commander J B Tait, on 15 December 1944...

  • 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: Fane A P F (Flt Lt), No. 1 PRU

    C 2355

    Remarkable low-level oblique photographic-reconnaissance photograph taken over the German battleship TIRPITZ moored in Aasfjord, Norway, by a Supermarine Spitfire of No. 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit. The photograph was taken by Flight Lieutenant A...

  • THE GERMAN BATTLESHIP BISMARCK IN THE NORTH SEA, MAY 1941

    THE GERMAN BATTLESHIP BISMARCK IN THE NORTH SEA, MAY 1941

    part of "MCMILLAN M (MRS)" (photographs)

    HU 374

    The breakout into the Atlantic 19 - 23 May 1941: The German battleship BISMARCK underway in the North Sea, photographed from the heavy cruiser PRINZ EUGEN.

  • THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC 1939-1945

    THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC 1939-1945

    part of "BRIGGS C D H (COMMANDER)" (photographs)

    HU 45268

    Shipping losses: HMS COURAGEOUS sinking after being torpedoed by U 29.

  • THE SINKING OF THE BISMARCK, MAY 1941

    THE SINKING OF THE BISMARCK, MAY 1941

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

    ZZZ 3130C

    Survivors from the BISMARCK are pulled aboard HMS DORSETSHIRE on 27 May 1941.

  • THE GERMAN NAVY: SUBMARINES 1939-1945

    THE GERMAN NAVY: SUBMARINES 1939-1945

    part of "THE GERMAN NAVY: NAMED CAPITAL SHIPS 1861 - 1912 (GSA 736A)" (photographs)

    HU 105585

    Shows radio section laying in a bank. One operator appears to be transcribing received messages.

  • Boots, foul weather (rubber): Kriegsmarine

    Boots, foul weather (rubber): Kriegsmarine

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 12857

    Naval personnel had to wear warm weatherproof clothing when sailing in cold and damp climates, particularly those serving in the U-Boat arm when on watch duties exposed to all weathers.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE COASTAL COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE COASTAL COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 16 Group RAF

    C 4639

    Oblique aerial photograph taken during an low-level attack on two German trawler-type auxiliaries south of Heligoland, by Bristol Beaufighters of the North Coates Strike Wing. Two Beaufighters are seen clearing one of the vessels after raking it with...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1939-1941.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1939-1941.

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

    C 4109

    Vertical aerial photograph taken during a daylight attack on German warships docked at Brest, France. Two Handley Page Halifaxes of No. 35 Squadron RAF fly towards the dry docks in which the battlecruisers SCHARNHORST and GNEISENAU are berthed (right),...

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