The beautiful Spitfire - in COLOUR!!!
The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and many other Alliedcountries during and after
Aircrew of 16 Squadron SAAF and No. 227 Squadron RAF sitting in front of a Bristol Beaufighter at Biferno, Italy, prior to taking off to attack a German headquarters building in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, 14 August 1944.
Other Forces - The Squadron which photographed Auschwitz
A Mosquito XVI of No 60 Squadron South African Air Force at the dispersal on San Severo Airfield, Foggia Airfield Complex, Southern Italy, 1944. The red and white stripes on the fin served as identification to Allied fighter pilots who mistook them for enemy aircraft, above all the Me 410. From San Severo the Squadron, equipped with photo-recce Mosquitoes, carried out detailed large-scale photographic surveys of German held areas, eventually ranging over the Alps and deep into Germany. And…
COLLABORATION BETWEEN ROYAL AIR FORCE SPITFIRES AND THE EIGHTH ARMY DURING THE TUNISIAN CAMPAIGN, SPRING 1943
TR 1020. Two clipped-wing Supermarine Spitfire V's of No 40 Squadron South African Air Force serving in a ground support role. ER622/`WR-D' accompanied by another Spitfire of the Squadron patrols over the Tunisian coast
Delville Wood South African Memorial and Museum
121 officers and 3,000 men of the South African 1st Infantry Brigade went into Delville Wood and five days later only 3 officers and 120 men walked out... What is now known as the Battle of Delville Wood, one of the engagements that consolidated together form the Battle of the Somme, took place from 14 July to 3 September 1916. The wood was a heavily fortified German position that had to be taken. The South African infantry unit was the first thrown into the fray, and they were relieved by…
Heroes Of Delville Wood The Glorious Defence Of The South Africans In July 1916 Drawn By Frank Dadd Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (18 x 11) - Walmart.com
Heroes Of Delville Wood The Glorious Defence Of The South Africans In July 1916 Drawn By Frank Dadd Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (18 x 11)
Newly released image of South Africans in World War 1 who fought at Delville Wood. Here South African Scottish (4th S.A. Regiment) are resting after the attacks on Delville Wood, 15-17 July 1916. Carnoy Valley. Copyright IWM Collection.
Somme, 1916, Delville Wood. Cpt W F Faulds gained the Victorian Cross when he was private in the 1st Battalion of the South African Inf. Brig. "A bombing party attempted to rush across the ground between British and enemy trenches but in doing so the officer and the majority of men were killed or wounded. The officer was unable to move and Pt Faulds climbed over the parapet, ran out, picked up the officer and carried him back. Two days later he did the same." Image Hist. Mil. Press
French - Allies - First World War 'Official Photographs'
WW1, 1916. The splintered remains of Delville Wood, France. Capturing the wood was handed to the South African Brigade. Throughout poor weather - it rained often- and German artillery fire which reached a crescendo of 400 shells a minute, the landscape was transformed into a mess of broken, stumpy tree roots and massive shell holes. Mud and rainwater covered bodies of South African and German forces alike- many bodies remain in the wood today. ©National Library of Scotland, C.677.
THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA 1942
E 8448. Troops passing through Tobruk visit the graves of their comrades. The graves belong to Australian Polish South African New Zealand and British soldiers