Two Battle of Britain fighter pilots, Flight Lieutenant  Brian Kingcome (left), commanding officer of No 92 Squadron RAF and his wingman, Flying Officer Geoffrey Wellum, next to a Spitfire at RAF Biggin Hill, Kent, 1941
Beaufort Mark I, L9878 'MW-R', of No.217 Squadron RAF.
A horticultural school for women now training students in all branches of agriculture and horticulture with special regard to producing disease free crops.</br></br></br>The Plant Junior Hoe which saves time and labour and hoes fields of carrots in record
American volunteers, Flight Sergeant Bill Kelly (left) and Flying Officer Osbourne of No. 121 (Eagle) Squadron, RAF, at rest in the Dispersal Hut at Rochford airfield in Essex during 1942.
The Axis Offensive 1941 - 1942: Remains of German tanks form circular patterns in the sand at Sidi Rezegh in Libya.
HMS HOOD seen between two 16 inch guns (belonging to HMS RODNEY) as she returned from the Mediterranean.
Cecil Beaton portrait of Winston Churchill at his seat in the Cabinet Room at No 10 Downing Street, London.
The Western Desert 1942: Lines of washing strung across the desert sand.
Cecil Beaton photograph of a British soldier drinking tea next to a Red Cross mobile tea wagon at Calcutta airport in 1944.
A sailor poses by a ladder in the sunlight on board the armed merchant cruiser HMS ALCANTARA en route to Sierra Leone, 1942
Men of the Long Range Desert Group relax with cigarettes after returning to headquarters at the end of a desert patrol, Siwa, Libya, 1942
Armourers wheel trolleys of 500-lb GP bombs toward the open bomb bay of an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mark V.