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  • compass, miniature

    compass, miniature

    (Equipment)

    EPH 1117

    This compass was used during the Second World War by Flight Lieutenant P Moorhead (Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve) in a successful evasion (from capture) having been shot down over occupied France in 1944. Under the auspices of MI9 2,358,853 compasses...

  • 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) 1943-11-01

    ATP 11573C

    Mustang Mark III, FX908, on the ground at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, following the installation of its 1,680-hp Packard Merlin engine by Rolls-Royce Ltd. This aircraft served with Nos. 309 and 316 Polish Fighter Squadrons.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: HANDLEY PAGE HP.57 HALIFAX.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: HANDLEY PAGE HP.57 HALIFAX.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP) (Photographer) 1945-03

    ATP 13584B

    Halifax C Mark VIII, PP219, at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire. This aircraft served with No. 301 Polish Bomber Squadron in January 1946, and was later transferred to the civil register.

  • 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...

  • THE ALLIED INVASION OF SICILY, JULY-AUGUST 1943

    THE ALLIED INVASION OF SICILY, JULY-AUGUST 1943

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1943-08

    C 3772

    A Martin Baltimore of the Tactical Bomber Force of the North West African Air Forces, flying over its target by a road in Sicily, while bombing retreating German forces heading for Messina, August 1943.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM FILM FRAMES COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: IWM staff photographers

    IWM FLM 2578

    Taylorcraft Auster Mark IVs of No. 652 (AOP) Squadron RAF, assembled at Bolt Head, near Salcombe, Devon, before flying across the English Channel to Normandy. These aircraft, operating first at Plumetot, then from Reviers, were the first British aircraft...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS OVER NORWAY, APRIL 1940.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS OVER NORWAY, APRIL 1940.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1940-04

    C 1254

    A German supply ship, and a wharf warehouse on the Skoltegrunnskaien, blazing fiercely following an RAF attack on Bergen harbour.

  • THE BLITZ, SEPTEMBER 1940-MAY 1941

    THE BLITZ, SEPTEMBER 1940-MAY 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1941-01-09

    HU 2408

    Pilots of No. 601 (County of London) Squadron run to their waiting Hurricane aircraft at RAF Northolt, 9 January 1941. Squadron scramble staged for General 'Hap' Arnold, USAAF.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

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

    TR 1077

    The CO of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Wing Commander John B Selby, DSO, DFC, framed against the nose and engine of his De Havilland Mosquito II aircraft `P-Peter', Malta, 27 June 1943. The four .303in machine guns are corked to prevent dirt...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN MALTA, JUNE 1943

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

    TR 1081

    The CO of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Wing Commander John B Selby, DSO, DFC, and his observer looking at their De Havilland Mosquito II aircraft `P-Peter' while other members of the squadron watch from atop the blast wall at the dispersal point...

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