Supermarine Spitfire Mark Is of No. 610 Squadron based at Biggin Hill, flying in 'vic' formation, 24 July 1940.
British airborne troops moving through a shell-damaged house in Oosterbeek near Arnhem during Operation 'Market Garden', 23 September 1944.
Colonel David Stirling, founder of the Special Air Service, with an SAS jeep patrol in North Africa, 18 January 1943.
A pilot at Fairlop airfield in Essex has a haircut during a break between sweeps. A Supermarine Spitfire is in the background.
The western bell towers of St Paul's Cathedral in London seen through an archway after the heavy incendiary raid of 29 December 1940.
Men of 1st Parachute Battalion in action at Arnhem during Operation 'Market Garden', 17 September 1944.
Sailors surround the ship's cat "Convoy" asleep in a miniature hammock on board HMS HERMIONE, Gibraltar, 26 November 1941.
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.
Free French soldiers attend a mass at sunrise during the siege of Bardia in Libya, December 1940.
The Operations Room at RAF Fighter Command's No. 10 Group Headquarters, Rudloe Manor (RAF Box), Wiltshire, showing WAAF plotters and duty officers at work, 1943.
A Clear Plate Means a Clear Conscience - Don't Take More Than You Can Eat
Film still from the D-Day landings showing commandos aboard a landing craft on their approach to Sword Beach, 6 June 1944.