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  • Sergeant Smith : Flight Engineer

    Sergeant Smith : Flight Engineer

    (art) Made by: Gwynne-Jones, Allan 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4420

    image: A head and shoulder portrait of Sergeant Smith wearing a flying helmet, looking directly at the viewer.

  • Distinguished Flying Medal & DFM

    Distinguished Flying Medal & DFM

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint

    OMD 5383

    590560 Sergeant Maurice George Percy Stretton DFM RAF. Sergeant Stretton was a pilot serving with 44 Squadron RAF when he was awarded the DFM. 'London Gazette' citation (13 September 1940) reads: 'This NCO pilot has conducted himself with...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: RAF Snaith Station Photographer

    CE 113

    The damaged tail of Halifax II HR868/MH-B of No 51 Squadron, which was attacked by a night-fighter on its way to Frankfurt on the night of 20-21 December 1943.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    part of "AUSTRALIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian official photographer

    AUS 1760

    A Lancaster crew of No 467 Squadron, RAAF, at Bottesford, Leicestershire, preparing to set off for Berlin on the evening of 31 August 1943. They are, from left: Flight Sergeants J Scott, G. Eriksen and A Boys, Sergeant C Adair, Flight Sergeant B Jones (...

  • WING COMMANDER GUY GIBSON, VC, DSO AND BAR, DFC AND BAR, COMMANDER OF 617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943

    WING COMMANDER GUY GIBSON, VC, DSO AND BAR, DFC AND BAR, COMMANDER OF 617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1125

    Wing Commander Guy Gibson sitting in a poppy field reading a book.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    part of "AUSTRALIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian official photographers

    AUS 2017

    The Duke of Gloucester, Governor-General Designate of the Commonwealth of Australia (standing fourth from right), watches armourers bombing up Lancaster I LL964/AR-D2 of No 460 Squadron, RAAF, during his visit to Binbrook in July 1944.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, SEPTEMBER 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, SEPTEMBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 198

    Three Avro Lancaster B Mark Is of No 44 Squadron, Royal Air Force based at Waddington, Lincolnshire, flying above the clouds. Left to right: W4125, `KM-W', being flown by Sergeant Colin Watt, Royal Australian Air Force; W4162,`KM-Y', flown by...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 188

    An armourer cleans the .303in Brownings in the front turret of Avro Lancaster R5666/`KM-F' of No. 44 Squadron while another member of the ground crew cleans the cockpit windows, Waddington, October 1942

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JULY 1941

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JULY 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 105

    A crew of No 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force watch as engine adjustments are made to an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley bomber Z6743 before they take off for a raid from Middleton St George, Durham.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    TR 4

    A rigger cleans the cockpit perspex while an armourer rods the barrels of the front turrets of a recently received Handley Page Halifax I at Linton-on-Ouse.

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