Pilots of No. 303 (Polish) Squadron RAF with one of their Hawker Hurricanes, October 1940.
A Douglas Dakota of BOAC at Gibraltar, silhouetted by searchlights on the Rock.
British airborne troops moving through a shell-damaged house in Oosterbeek near Arnhem during Operation 'Market Garden', 23 September 1944.
Men of 1st Parachute Battalion in action at Arnhem during Operation 'Market Garden', 17 September 1944.
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.
The Royal Air Force: The rear gunner in his position in a Wellington bomber.
The western bell towers of St Paul's Cathedral in London seen through an archway after the heavy incendiary raid of 29 December 1940.
Winston Churchill reads a newspaper on the platform at St Andrews railway station, during a tour of defences and naval forces in Scotland, 23 October 1940.
Free French soldiers attend a mass at sunrise during the siege of Bardia in Libya, December 1940.
Winston Churchill, accompanied by Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery and Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke, inspects tanks of 7th Armoured Division in Berlin, 21 July 1945.
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.