Aircrew and Handley Page Halifax Mk III bombers of No. 502 Squadron operating with RAF Coastal Command at Stornoway, in the Outer Hebrides, February 1945.
An Avro Lancaster of No. 514 Squadron RAF over the target during a Bomber Command attack on oil storage tanks at Bec d'Ambes in the Garonne estuary, 4 August 1944.
Field Marshal Jan Smuts, Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, standing in front of a Lockheed Lodestar aircraft of No. 234 Squadron SAAF.
Supermarine Spitfire Mark VCs of No. 2 Squadron SAAF based at Palata, Italy, flying in loose line astern formation over the Adriatic Sea while on a bombing mission to the Sangro River battlefront.
The Royal Air Force: The rear gunner in his position in a Wellington bomber.
De Havilland Mosquito FB Mk VI of No. 487 Squadron RNZAF based at Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, 28 February 1944.
Squadron Leader N G Pedley, the CO of No. 131 Squadron RAF, about to set out on a sweep in his Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB from Merston, a satellite airfield of Tangmere in Sussex, June 1942.
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.
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.