A pilot at Fairlop airfield in Essex has a haircut during a break between sweeps. A Supermarine Spitfire is in the background.
Armourers wheel trolleys of 500-lb GP bombs toward the open bomb bay of an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mark V.
De Havilland Mosquito FB Mk VI of No. 487 Squadron RNZAF based at Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, 28 February 1944.
Short Stirling Mk IVs of Nos. 196 and 299 Squadrons RAF lining the runway at Keevil in Wiltshire, before emplaning paratroops of the 5th Parachute Brigade Group for the invasion of Normandy, 5 June 1944.
Pilots and Hawker Hurricanes of No. 56 'Punjab' Squadron RAF at Duxford, 2 January 1942.
Supermarine Spitfire Mk VBs of No. 122 Squadron RAF take off from Hornchurch, Essex, for a fighter sweep over France, May 1942.
Fighter Affiliation : Halifax and Hurricane aircraft co-operating in action
Groundcrew refuelling a Short Stirling Mk I of No. 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit at Waterbeach in Cambridgeshire, 29 April 1942.
Aircrew of No. 106 Squadron photographed in front of a Lancaster at Syerston, Nottinghamshire, on the morning after the raids on Genoa, 22-23 October 1942.
Women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in flying kit at Hatfield, 10 January 1940.
Armourers replenish the ammunition in a Hawker Hurricane Mk I of No. 310 (Czechoslovak) Squadron RAF at Duxford, Cambridgeshire, 7 September 1940.
A Supermarine Spitfire Mk 1 of No. 19 Squadron RAF being re-armed between sorties at Fowlmere, near Duxford, September 1940.
Hurricane Mk IIBs of 'B' Flight, No. 601 Squadron, based at Duxford, 21 August 1941.
Squadron Leader Robert Stanford Tuck, commanding No. 257 Squadron, in the cockpit of his Hawker Hurricane at Martelsham Heath, November 1940.
A vertical aerial photograph taken during a raid on Berlin on the night of 2/3 September 1941. The broad wavy lines are the tracks of German searchlights and anti-aircraft fire.
Ground staff refuelling a Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIA of No. 19 Squadron RAF at Fowlmere, near Duxford in Cambridgeshire, September 1940.
The crew of a Short Stirling bomber of No. 622 Squadron RAF being debriefed by the intelligence officer at Mildenhall, Suffolk, after returning from the major raid on Berlin of 22/23 November 1943.