Two gunners in Short Sunderland Mark I, N9027, of No 210 Squadron RAF based at Oban, Argyll, sit at their positions with .303 Vickers K-type machine guns, mounted in the upper fuselage hatches.
A group of smiling boiler cleaners taking a breather on the deck of a destroyer. They are men of the Royal Navy who do very dirty work but are seldom heard of. Their work is carried out during the short period that a ship is in harbour.
The Royal Air Force in France 1939 - 1940: A Hawker Hurricane fighter is loaded with ammunition before a mission.
Aircrews of No. 149 Squadron RAF approach a line of Vickers Wellington Mark IAs at Mildenhall, Suffolk for an early morning training sortie. The Squadron's operations at this time were directed mostly against German naval installations and shipping.
Follow-up waves of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade disembarking with bicycles from landing craft onto 'Nan White' sector of Juno Beach at Bernieres-sur-Mer, 6 June 1944.