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. 440 Sqn, Aviators, Typhoon 440, Aircraft, 440 Squadron, Ally Planes, Vintage Airplanes, Hawker Typhoon, Planes Ww2
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).
Oblique aerial view of part of RAF Driffield, Yorkshire, in the winter snow, showing the five Type C hangars fronting the bombing circle and other buildings on the technical site. Armstrong Whitley Mark Vs of No. 77 Squadron RAF are parked on the airfield in front of the hangars.
Sussex, England. c. 1944-08. Australian war artist, Dennis Adams paints a typically australian design on the fuselage of the Mosquito aircraft flown by 404891 Wing Commander G. Panitz DFC, Southport, QLD, commanding officer of No. 464 (Mosquito)squadron RAAF with the second tactical air force at RAF station Thorney Island.
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.
The Avro Lancaster was a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber designed and built by Avro for the Royal Air Force. It first saw active service with RAF Bomber Command in 1942 and, as the strategic bombing offensive over Europe gathered momentum, it became the main heavy bomber used by the RAF and squadrons from other Commonwealth and European countries serving within the RAF. The "Lanc", as it was affectionately known, delivered 608,612 tons of bombs in 156,000 sorties.