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Not Too Sure Why But These Images Always Make Me Sad - 20 Beautiful Colorized Images of WW2 War, Art, Military, Bombers, Black N White Images, Infantry, Sergeant, Britain, Military Art
Not Too Sure Why But These Images Always Make Me Sad - 20 Beautiful Colorized Images of WW2 | War History Online
Not Too Sure Why But These Images Always Make Me Sad - 20 Beautiful Colorized Images of WW2
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Not Too Sure Why But These Images Always Make Me Sad - 20 Beautiful Colorized Images of WW2 | War History Online
Pilots_of_No._310_(Czechoslovak)_Squadron_RAF_in_front_of_Hawker_Hurricane_Mk_I_at_Duxford,_Cambridgeshire,_7_September_1940._CH1299 This Day In History: Hitler Orders The Blitz To Begin (1940) Canada, Techno, The Blitz, Flight Lieutenant, Military Dogs, Ww2 Planes, Ww2 Aircraft, Royal Air Force
This Day In History: Hitler Orders The Blitz To Begin (1940) – History Collection
Pilots_of_No._310_(Czechoslovak)_Squadron_RAF_in_front_of_Hawker_Hurricane_Mk_I_at_Duxford,_Cambridgeshire,_7_September_1940._CH1299 This Day In History: Hitler Orders The Blitz To Begin (1940)
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Lancaster bomber crew show off bomb with 'Easter egg for Hitler' painted on in incredible photos
Lancaster crew, c1943. | Photo; Getty Images. | Etienne du Plessis | Flickr British Airline, Ww11, Military Jets
Lancaster crew, c1943.
Lancaster crew, c1943. | Photo; Getty Images. | Etienne du Plessis | Flickr
Heroes: RAF Bomber Command in the Second World War. Guy Gibson is seen (centre) with the air crews who took part in a raid on Cologne in 1942. England, Ww2 Photos, Gibson, 70th Anniversary, Wwii
Rare handwritten letter by Dambusters hero Guy Gibson
Heroes: RAF Bomber Command in the Second World War. Guy Gibson is seen (centre) with the air crews who took part in a raid on Cologne in 1942.
Armourers load .5 machine gun belts into a P-47 Thunderbolt. P 47 Thunderbolt, Fighter Aircraft, Fighter Planes, War Machine, 50 Caliber, Wwii Fighters
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Armourers load .5 machine gun belts into a P-47 Thunderbolt.
Westland Whirlwinds. "If only not for those darned engines! Performed better than a Spit at low level and had a much greater punch." KB Westland Whirlwind, Westland, Supermarine Spitfire, Raf 100
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Westland Whirlwinds. "If only not for those darned engines! Performed better than a Spit at low level and had a much greater punch." KB
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Bomber Command crews are briefed for Berlin – World War II Today
The pilots and aircrew of 617 Squadron, The Dam Busters, pose with dear old What's-His-Name and Wing commander Guy Gibson (with pipe, next to What's-His-Name). During the shooting of Peter Jackson's remake of the 1955 classic, The Dam Busters, there was much debate as to whether dear old Nigger should continue to carry his anachronistic, insensitive and racist moniker. History, Scampton, Hate, Historia, Nigger, Historical Images, Guy
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The pilots and aircrew of 617 Squadron, The Dam Busters, pose with dear old What's-His-Name and Wing commander Guy Gibson (with pipe, next to What's-His-Name). During the shooting of Peter Jackson's remake of the 1955 classic, The Dam Busters, there was much debate as to whether dear old Nigger should continue to carry his anachronistic, insensitive and racist moniker.
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433 Squadron group photo taken at Skipton on Swale, Yorkshire in 1945. Commonwealth
433 Squadron Crew
433 Squadron group photo taken at Skipton on Swale, Yorkshire in 1945.
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Brave: The Bomber Command, pictured, lost more soldiers than other unit during WWII Fictional Characters, Character
'I would have destroyed Dresden again': Bomber Harris was unrepentant over German city raids 30 years after the end of World War Two
Brave: The Bomber Command, pictured, lost more soldiers than other unit during WWII
"460 Squadron" Lincolnshire, England. 1944-12-08 | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it Air Force Aircraft, Wwii Fighter Planes
460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45
"460 Squadron" Lincolnshire, England. 1944-12-08 | 460 Squadron - Bomber Command: 1942-45 | Scoop.it
Crew from 622 Squadron, Lancaster LL885 GI-J
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Crew from 622 Squadron, Lancaster LL885 GI-J
Members of No. 106 Squadron RAF, including their Commanding Officer, Wing Commander Guy Gibson (standing middle, front row), celebrate on their return to Coningsby, Lincolnshire, from the 'Thousand Bomber' raid on Cologne, Germany. The Squadron's Avro Manchesters, in the course of replacement by Lancasters at this time, are parked off the perimeter track in the background. Ww1, Military Army
RAF launch the first 1000 bomber raid – World War II Today
Members of No. 106 Squadron RAF, including their Commanding Officer, Wing Commander Guy Gibson (standing middle, front row), celebrate on their return to Coningsby, Lincolnshire, from the 'Thousand Bomber' raid on Cologne, Germany. The Squadron's Avro Manchesters, in the course of replacement by Lancasters at this time, are parked off the perimeter track in the background.
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DOUGLAS BADER. TIN LEGS BATTLE OF BRITAIN HERO. ENDED UP IN COLDITZ. The British responded on 19 August 1941 with the "Leg Operation"—a RAF bomber was allowed to drop a new prosthetic leg by parachute to St Omer, a Luftwaffe base in occupied France, as part of Circus 81 involving six Bristol Blenheims and a sizeable fighter escort. The Germans were less impressed when, task done, the bombers proceeded on to their bombing mission to Gosnay Power Station near Bethune, Douglas Bader, Occupied France, Hawker Hurricane
DOUGLAS BADER. TIN LEGS BATTLE OF BRITAIN HERO. ENDED UP IN COLDITZ. The British responded on 19 August 1941 with the "Leg Operation"—a RAF bomber was allowed to drop a new prosthetic leg by parachute to St Omer, a Luftwaffe base in occupied France, as part of Circus 81 involving six Bristol Blenheims and a sizeable fighter escort. The Germans were less impressed when, task done, the bombers proceeded on to their bombing mission to Gosnay Power Station near Bethune,
Members of No. 106 Squadron RAF, including their Commanding Officer, Wing Commander Guy Gibson (standing middle, front row), celebrate on their return to Coningsby, Lincolnshire, from the 'Thousand Bomber' raid on Cologne, Germany. The Squadron's Avro Manchesters, in the course of replacement by Lancasters at this time, are parked off the perimeter track in the background.
RAF launch the first 1000 bomber raid – World War II Today
Members of No. 106 Squadron RAF, including their Commanding Officer, Wing Commander Guy Gibson (standing middle, front row), celebrate on their return to Coningsby, Lincolnshire, from the 'Thousand Bomber' raid on Cologne, Germany. The Squadron's Avro Manchesters, in the course of replacement by Lancasters at this time, are parked off the perimeter track in the background.
Douglas Bader was a famous fighter pilot from World War Two who had twenty-two kills credited to him. He flew and fought in the Battle of Britain with no legs – the result of a pre-war plane crash. Bader was an outstanding sportsman; when young he played rugby union for Harlequins, who are still an active club, at fly-half. He came close to English national team selection. Portraits
Saturday's A Rugby Day: Douglas Bader
Douglas Bader was a famous fighter pilot from World War Two who had twenty-two kills credited to him. He flew and fought in the Battle of Britain with no legs – the result of a pre-war plane crash. Bader was an outstanding sportsman; when young he played rugby union for Harlequins, who are still an active club, at fly-half. He came close to English national team selection.
Bader swings one of his prosthetic legs into the cockpit of a Supermarine Spitfire fighter in September 1945. After being liberated from a German prison, Bader returned to duty and led a flight of Spitfires from North Weald Airfield in a flyover of London commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
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Bader swings one of his prosthetic legs into the cockpit of a Supermarine Spitfire fighter in September 1945. After being liberated from a German prison, Bader returned to duty and led a flight of Spitfires from North Weald Airfield in a flyover of London commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
In August 1941 RAF pilot Douglas Bader was shot down over Le Tourquet and was captured.   Bader was given full courtesy by the Luftwaffe fighter squadron that shot him down, and was allowed to sit in the cockpit of the ME 109.   Pictured here is also Adolf Galland, who became a peacetime friend of Bader. Adolf Galland
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In August 1941 RAF pilot Douglas Bader was shot down over Le Tourquet and was captured. Bader was given full courtesy by the Luftwaffe fighter squadron that shot him down, and was allowed to sit in the cockpit of the ME 109. Pictured here is also Adolf Galland, who became a peacetime friend of Bader.
The death on this day 5th August, 1962 of Douglas Bader. .Bader lost both his legs while attempting some aerobatics, he crashed and lost both his legs, he was retired against his will on medical grounds. But after the outbreak of WW2 he returned to the RAF and was accepted as a pilot. The film Reach for the Sky was made about his life.
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The death on this day 5th August, 1962 of Douglas Bader. .Bader lost both his legs while attempting some aerobatics, he crashed and lost both his legs, he was retired against his will on medical grounds. But after the outbreak of WW2 he returned to the RAF and was accepted as a pilot. The film Reach for the Sky was made about his life.
South African Adolph Gysbert “Sailor” Malan (1910-1963), a famed RAF fighter pilot who led No. 74 Squadron RAF, which distinguished itself during the war and especially during the Battle of Britain, where it shot down almost 40 aircraft. Vintage, South African Air Force, South African, Armed Struggle
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South African Adolph Gysbert “Sailor” Malan (1910-1963), a famed RAF fighter pilot who led No. 74 Squadron RAF, which distinguished itself during the war and especially during the Battle of Britain, where it shot down almost 40 aircraft.