R.A.F. HAL IFAXES IN AIR OFFENSIVE THAT PAVED THE WAY
TO DESERT VICTORY
Original wartime caption: Taking part in the great Allied Air Offensive which paved the way for the 8th Army's victorious advance - Halifax bombers caused great havoc at Axis supply bases, harbours and among shipping on both sides of the Mediterranean. Flying on the "Mail Run" to Benghazi and Tobruk or on missions further afield - these giant bombers gave the enemy no rest. Picture shows - Am armourer rolling up a bomb during the loading of a Halfax in the Western Desert.