Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb of No. 92 Squadron, 19 May 1941. This aircraft, serial R6923, was shot down by a Messerschmitt Bf 109 on 22 June 1941.
Ground crews of No 300 (Polish) Squadron RAF work on their Vickers Wellington Mk Xs at Hemswell in Lincolnshire, as another aircraft makes a low pass over the flight line, 17 June 1943.
The Royal Air Force: The rear gunner in his position in a Wellington bomber.
Wing Commander Guy Gibson VC during King George VI's visit to No. 617 Squadron (The Dambusters) at RAF Scampton, 27 May 1943.
Ground staff at an RAF bomber station in Britain celebrate VE Day, 8 May 1945.
Winston Churchill, cigar in mouth, gives his famous 'V' for victory sign during a visit to Bradford, 4 December 1942.
Squadron Leader Douglas Bader, CO of No. 242 Squadron, seated on his Hawker Hurricane at Duxford, September 1940.
Flying Officer Leonard 'Ace' Haines of No. 19 Squadron on his Supermarine Spitfire Mk I at Fowlmere near Duxford, September 1940.
The bow of a new ship under construction, Tyneside, 1943
Aircrew of No. 106 Squadron RAF gather in front of the Avro Lancaster flown by the Squadron CO, Wing Commander Guy Gibson (centre, to right of dog), to mark the completion of his first tour of operations, Syerston in Nottinghamshire, March 1943.
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>Hard work but fun, digging a trough for seed sowing in the experimental vegetable gro
Two sailors carrying the Christmas tree and holly for Christmas festivities with the destroyer flotilla at Gladstone Dock, Liverpool, December 1941.