Monday, May 25, 2015
Posts tagged with "RAF"
Historic Photograph Shows The Crew of Bomber Command’s Last Bombing Mission Of WWII
May 22, 2015
Brian Emsley found the picture of the destructive device being loaded on to an RAF Mosquito as he leafed through his late father's...
20 images of Lancaster bombers – seen these?
May 15, 2015
The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber designed and built by Avro for the Royal Air Force (RAF). It...
5 of the most valuable medals ever sold
May 11, 2015
It's the story behind the medals that make them so fascinating to collectors. These are 5 of the most valuable medals ever sold.He applied...
Operations Manna and Chowhound – Supplying the starving Dutch with food dropped from bombers
May 8, 2015
A B-17 dropping food over The Netherlands, image courtesy of armyairforces.comIn April 1945, over 3.5 million Dutch citizens in the western part of The Netherlands...
VE celebrations in Britain will recreate the moments of the VE-day 70 years ago
May 7, 2015
Starting from May 8, events and celebrations commemorating 70th anniversary of the end of the WWII, will be held for three days. During these...
10 of the most devastating bombing campaigns of WWII
May 7, 2015
Strategic bombing during World War II was the sustained aerial attack on railways, harbors, cities, workers' housing, and industrial districts in enemy territory during...
Haven’t seen 99% of these before. 34 great colour images of warbirds!
Apr 29, 2015
Millions of poignant black-and-white photos have come out of the World War Two era, but it is not often that scenes from the deadliest...
‘Victory of Love’ in the Time of War and Chaos – WWII weddings tell amazing stories of resilience and love
Apr 26, 2015
During the Second World War, numerous stories emerged of young people getting married amid all the chaos and destruction. One could argue that in...
The 12,000 lb earthquake bomb
Apr 25, 2015
The Tallboy or Bomb, Medium Capacity, 12,000 lb, was an earthquake bomb developed by the British aeronautical engineer Barnes Wallis and deployed by the RAF...
Prince Harry flies in a Spitfire – supporting his scholarship programme for veterans
Apr 24, 2015
As a gesture of support for the veterans of Britain’s wars, Prince Harry took to the skies in a ‘Spitfire’ and he seemed to...
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