Negatives of : group photographs: No 74 (Tiger) Squadron at Rochford, just before the Second World War, Squadron Leader W F P Treacy in centre; Instructors and Trainees at No 17 EFTS, Peterborough 1941; No 600 (City of London) Squadron at Cassabile, Italy 1943. Portraits: Flight Lieutenant H E Burton, Air Vice-Marshal McNamara VC, RAAF. Aerial vertical photograph of Stalag Luft 1, Barth, July 1941. Tropical Spitfire of 249 Squadron, Malta 1943. Captured Fiat CR 42 bis in British markings.
The 'Blitz' – from the German term Blitzkrieg ('lightning war') – was the sustained campaign of aerial bombing attacks on British towns and cities carried out by the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) from September 1940 until May 1941.