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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    part of "BRITISH AIRCRAFT OF THE PERIOD 1939-1945" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    MH 5773

    North American B-25B Mitchell Mk I, FK161, the first Mitchell to be delivered to RAF Bomber Command, summer 1942.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR CENSORSHIP BUREAU LIBRARY OF PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Parker P R

    HU 91252

    Lockheed Hudson bombers of No 407 'Demon' Squadron, the first Canadian squadron in Coastal Command, lined up at North Coates, 2 November 1941. Aircrew and ground staff gather around a YMCA tea car for 'char and a wad'. Note the pigeon...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "Air Ministry" (photographs)

    MH 5171

    The first production Blackburn Botha, L6104, at the time of its maiden flight in December 1938. The Botha was a product of the RAF's expansion and re-equipment programme in the late 1930s and was designed to replace the Avro Anson and the Vickers...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 27463

    A No 174 Squadron Typhoon in a sorry state at Volkel. This aircraft, bearing fuselage codes XP-P, is believed to have been hit by flak on 22 February, and was wrecked on return to base. Note the wing armament access panels hanging open, and the No 274...

  • ANIMALS AT WAR: THE LIFE OF DICKIN MEDAL WINNER JUDY, 'THE CANINE VC'

    ANIMALS AT WAR: THE LIFE OF DICKIN MEDAL WINNER JUDY, 'THE CANINE VC'

    part of "OLIVER A C W (MR)" (photographs)

    HU 43993

    A portrait of HMS GRASSHOPPER. Judy the pointer was mascot of this ship.

  • CANADIAN NAVAL FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CANADIAN NAVAL FORCES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "CANADIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer

    CAN 1240

    A Canadian built and manned Fairmile sub-chaser drops depth charges on a suspected German U-boat at the mouth of the St Lawrence river.

  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

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

    CH 8999

    'Wing Commander Billy', the goat mascot of the Royal Air Force fighter station at Manston, 'pulls rank' over F/O P E Raw, a Typhoon pilot wishing to take him for a walk.

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 25576

    A series of photographs taken specially for WS9 on the method of storing and stacking ammunition in the field. Photographs taken at Shefford (27 Ammunition Sub Depot), Bedfordshire. Method of storing U 5-inch bomb tails.

  • ADOLF HITLER 1889-1945

    ADOLF HITLER 1889-1945

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 13363

    The Second World War 1939-1945: Hitler addressing his comrades in the Burgerbrau beer hall in Munich. Shortly after he left the hall a bomb exploded.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 4336C

    China 1944: Two Chinese soldiers wearing gas masks at Pihu Military Training Centre in south eastern China.

  • COASTAL DEFENCE GUNS

    COASTAL DEFENCE GUNS

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 741

    Fixed defences at Felixstow. 9.2" coastal defence guns.

  • Air Vice-Marshal R Graham, CB, CBE, DSO, DSC, DFC

    Air Vice-Marshal R Graham, CB, CBE, DSO, DSC, DFC

    (art) Made by: Dugdale, Thomas Cantrell

    Art.IWM ART LD 5574

    image: A half length portrait of Graham in full uniform, seated and looking straight ahead.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PERSONALITIES

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

    CH 11984

    Portrait photograph of Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh Mallory KCB DSO, taken at the Air Ministry, London.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM FILM FRAMES COLLECTION" (photographs)

    IWM FLM 1455

    With its rocket rails empty, a No 175 Squadron Typhoon taxies between the trees at Le Fresne-Camilly (B-5) after returning from a close-support sortie, 1 August 1944. By this date communications with the ground forces had been improved, and standing...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

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

    CL 1452

    Dutch labourers use bricks to create a dispersal point at Volkel (B-80), 24 October 1944. In the background a No 274 Squadron Tempest (EJ714/JJ-W) taxies out for another defensive air patrol over the battlefront. Volkel was home to No 122 Wing until...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

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

    CH 11182

    The navigator/radar operator of a No 125 Squadron Beaufighter VIF settles into his position, ready for another night patrol from Exeter, 14 September 1943.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

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

    CH 18021

    An airwoman chalks up details of Coastal Command's last patrol on the operations board at Castle Archdale. Sunderland V 'Z-Zebra' was sent out into the Atlantic to rendezvous with convoy HX358 some 500 miles southwest of Ireland, making...

  • 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...

  • Archibald McIndoe : Consultant in Plastic Surgery to the Royal Air Force, operating at the Queen Victoria Plastic and Jaw Injury
Centre, East Grinstead

    Archibald McIndoe : Consultant in Plastic Surgery to the Royal Air Force, operating at the Queen Victoria Plastic and Jaw Injury Centre, East Grinstead

    (art) Made by: Zinkeisen, Anna Katrina 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 6001

    image: The plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe conducting an operation in a theatre of the Queen Victoria Plastic and Jaw Injury Centre in East Grinstead, Sussex. He works on a patient under anaesthetic along with a team of seven staff who sit and stand...

  • THE LIBYAN CAMPAIGN

    THE LIBYAN CAMPAIGN

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 2047

    Graves of Italian soldiers beside the debris of the battlefield.

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