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  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: NORTH AMERICAN NA-73 & NA-102 MUSTANG

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: NORTH AMERICAN NA-73 & NA-102 MUSTANG

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP) (Photographer) 1945-04

    ATP 13672E

    Mustang Mark III, FX889, fitted with a 'Malcolm hood' at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, following service with No. 122 Squadron RAF. The aircraft was subsequently flown by No. 315 Polish Fighter Squadron RAF. The 'Malcolm hood' was a blown...

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP) (Photographer) 1942-09-21

    ATP 10977B

    Spitfire Mark IX, BS452, on the ground at Eastleigh, Hampshire, prior to entering service with No. 306 Polish Fighter Squadron RAF at Northolt, Middlesex. BS452 also served with No. 65 Squadron RAF, No. 421 Squadron RCAF and with No. 58 Operational...

  • THE STRATEGIC BOMBING OF GERMANY, 1942-1945

    THE STRATEGIC BOMBING OF GERMANY, 1942-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 65 Squadron RAF 1944-12-23

    C 4919

    Still from camera gun footage shot from a North American Mustang Mark III flown by Flying Officer J. Butler of No. 65 Squadron RAF, as he shot down a Focke Wulf Fw 190D of II/JG26 which was attempting to attack an Avro Lancaster (banking, left), during a...

  • THE BATTLE OF ATLANTIC, 1939-1945

    THE BATTLE OF ATLANTIC, 1939-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1941-10-22

    C 4050

    Part of an Allied convoy in the North Atlantic led by Catapult Armed Merchant (CAM) ship EMPIRE SPRAY, with a Hawker Sea Hurricane Mark I of the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit at readiness on the steam catapult over the fo'c'sle, 22 October 1941....

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    part of "WILLIS M COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 23662

    The result of a minor mishap suffered by Typhoon JR328/JX-X of No 1 Squadron at Martlesham Heath, 6 March 1944. The aircraft's brakes failed on landing and its pilot was forced to swerve sharply to miss a parked vehicle.

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1943-02-26

    MH 13759

    Personnel led by Wing Commander Wojciech Kołaczkowski, the Commander of the 1st Polish Wing, marching past at the salute at an airfield in Britain; possibly No. 302 Polish Fighter Squadron RAF at Exeter during a parade marking the donation of their unit...

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1945-03-06

    MH 13760

    Ground crew rearming a North American Mustang Mark III, the personal aircraft of Group Captain Tadeusz Rolski, the Operational Commander of No. 133 (Polish) Wing, during a gun test at the firing butts at Andrews Field, Essex.

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "ZIMNAL MARIAN (LIEUTENANT COLONEL) COLLECTION 01" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1944-08-02

    MH 1936

    Squadron Leader Eugeniusz Horbaczewski, the CO of the No. 315 Polish Fighter Squadron, standing by his new Mustang Mark III (FB387, PK-G) at Brenzett, Kent. He was shot down and killed on 18 August 1944, after destroying three Focke Wulf Fw 190s to bring...

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1942-08-26

    MH 13763

    Pilots of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron gathering around the inscribed tail-fin of their 178th victim, a Junkers Ju 88, at RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey, 26 August 1942. The five pilots are (left to right) - Sergeant Aleksander Rokitnicki, Flight Sergeant...

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1945-04

    MH 6843

    Mustang Mark III fighter planes of No. 316 Polish Fighter Squadron parked in dispersals at Andrews Field, Essex.

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