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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 1076

    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...

  • AUSTRIA UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    AUSTRIA UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer (Undefined) 1945-07-03

    CL 2979

    Members of 43 Squadron, Royal Air Force, stationed near Klagenfurt, queue up outside the Wing Post Office to collect their ballot papers for voting in the General Election, 3 July 1945.

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

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

    part of "CHRISTIE MICHAEL (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Christie M

    HU 92144

    Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX, 'FU-V', of No. 453 Squadron RAAF preparing to taxy at Ford, Sussex, for a sortie over Normandy. The aircraft carries a 44-gallon long-range fuel tank under the fuselage to enable it to extend its operational radius...

  • AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: HAWKER TEMPEST.

    AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE, 1939-1945: HAWKER TEMPEST.

    part of "CHRISTIE MICHAEL (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Christie M

    HU 92121

    Tempest Mark Vs lined up on completion at the Hawker Aircraft Company works at Langley, Buckinghamshire. The nearest aircraft, JN818, served with No. 3 Squadron RAF and was flown by the Commanding Officer, Squadron Leader K A Wigglesworth, when the...

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

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

    part of "CHRISTIE MICHAEL (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Christie M

    HU 92143

    Supermarine Spitfire Mark IXs of No. 453 Squadron RAAF, are started up at Ford, Sussex for a sortie over Normandy. Both aircraft are carrying 44-gallon long-range fuel tanks under the fuselage to extend the their range over the continent. Behind them can...

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