Unintended work of art - A Douglas Dakota of RAF Transport Command lands at snow-covered B78/Eindhoven, Holland, as ground crew inspect Hawker Typhoon Mark IB, MN659 'I8-E', of No. 440 Squadron RCAF, which suffered a collapsed undercarriage on landing after a sortie.
ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND 1942-1945 (C 4086A) Three stills from a film taken from Avro Lancaster Mark I, DV380 'AJ-N', of No. 617 Squadron RAF, flown by the Squadron commander,Wing Commander G L Cheshire, during the low-level marking of the Gnome-Rhone aero-engine factory at Limoges, France, on the night of 8/9 February 1944
Major Charles J. Rosenblatt with his crew His crew were Sergeant Perdue and Sergeant Culver. Rosenblatt was born in Tampa and was a long-time resident of Jacksonville. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 22 years and was a fighter pilot during both World War II and the Korean Conflict. He received two distinguished flying crosses, the Air Medal, and three Oak Leaf Clusters in World War II alone. He was credited with destroying four Nazi planes and damaging three others (1944).
A Hawker Typhoon Mark IB of No. 439 Squadron RCAF taxies through a water splash at B78/Eindhoven, Holland, while leaving its dispersal loaded with two 1,000-lb bombs for an attack on a rail target behind the German lines.
A ' VERY DRAMATIC ' photo from World War Two showing a landing craft gun (medium) (almost certainly LCG (M) 101) crew fighting to save their shell ridden and sinking craft during the landing by Royal Marine commandos on the island of Walcheren at Westkape. Note how everybody is engaged in the effort with no signs of panic when the boat is almost under.
Two Humber light reconnaissance cars of No. 2806 Armoured Car Squadron RAF Regiment, acting as a forward observation post close to the Wilhelmina Canal near Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Flying Officer W E Wallace of Annan, Scotland, and his gunner, Leading Aircraftmen E Midgley of Leeds, man the foremost vehicle.
Supermarine Spitfire Mark VCs of No. 2 Squadron SAAF based at Palata, Italy, flying in loose line astern formation over the Adriatic Sea while on a bombing mission to the Sangro River battlefront. ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY, THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1942-1945.