Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Posts tagged with "RAF"
RAF IN CAMERA – 1950s – Review by Mark Barnes
Nov 12, 2015
Earlier in the year I was happy to see an Images of War series book about the RAF in the Cold War. That book...
Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Arrow) – fastest piston engine fighter of WW2
Nov 9, 2015
French ace Pierre Clostermann encounter with a Pfeil in April 1945. He describes leading a pack of four Hawker Tempests from 3 Squadron RAF...
Little-known Volunteers were “Flying Nightingales”: Air-Ambulance Nurses
Nov 9, 2015
Lilian West from Cardiff may be one of the last surviving "Flying Nightingales”.The Flying Nightingales were air-ambulance nurses who risked their lives during WW2...
When A Pilot Flew His Jet Fighter THROUGH The Tower Bridge To Protest A Fly Past Cancellation
Nov 1, 2015
By: Elaine Fields SmithWhen RAF Flight Lieutenant Alan Pollock took off in his Hawker Hunter on the 5th of April in 1968, he didn’t...
A Summer of Syncronized Airshows over England
Oct 23, 2015
In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Eighteen World War II fighter planes took to the skies over the United...
Top-secret Nazi ‘A-to-Z of Britain’ gives detailed insight of Hitlers plans of invading and settling down in Britain
Oct 9, 2015
When the Fuhrer gave the marching orders on May 10th 1940, the German forces seemed unstoppable from invading and occupying most of Europe as...
10 of the Most Devastating Bombing Campaigns of WWII
Oct 6, 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...
RAF in Action – First Official Record Of Aerial Combat
Oct 3, 2015
RAF in Action - first official record of aerial combat. More extraordinary footage from 1940. The RAF used cine cameras in their planes during...
German Maps Reveal Interesting Facts About Operation ‘Sealion’
Oct 3, 2015
A never before published set of German maps have revealed some interesting facts about the Nazi plans to cross the English Channel and invade...
32 sad, tragic but fasinating colourised images of WWII
Sep 18, 2015
Many thanks go to Doug Banks and his team – the masters of colourisation. The beauty of these colourised images is that colour, allows...
He fell 18,000′ from a Lancaster bomber – with no parachute – & survived!!!!
Sep 14, 2015
Flight Sergeant Nicholas Stephen Alkemade (1922–1987) was a rear gunner in Royal Air Force Avro Lancaster heavy bombers during World War II, who survived—without...
96 year old veteran gets the chance to fly
Sep 10, 2015
A 96 year old war World War Two veteran from Birmingham in the north of England is being allowed to pilot a plane as...
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