German planes shot down by squadrons of Biggin Hill Wing. With a station motto of ‘The Strongest Link’, Biggin Hill was an important sector or ‘controlling airfield’ during and after the Battle of Britain. First established during the First.
Edmund Kluczny was a farm boy from northern Alberta who served as a bomber pilot with RAF 90 Squadron in World War Two. During the last year of the war, he flew thirty-five missions over enemy territory. The photograph is of Ed Kluczny in his flying gear.
Two Indian Air Force pilots (Flight Lieutenant Lal and Flying Officer M M Sakhre) pose with their Vultee Vengeance dive bombers at an airfield in Assam, India, from where they attacked the Japanese in Burma.