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Keith Park, Battle of Britain Commander, Keith Park - Saviour of Britain. "If any one man won the Battle of Britain, he did. I do not believe it is realised how much that one man, with his leadership, his calm judgement and his skill, did to save, not only this country, but the world." Lord Tedder - Chief of the Royal Air Force, February 1947.

Keith Park, Battle of Britain Commander, Keith Park - Saviour of Britain.

Meeting at the Elbe. Soviet and American soldiers greet each other and inspect one another’s equipment, including an M1917 Browning machine gun mounted on a Jeep, after joining up near Torgau. The initial contact on 25 April 1945 between the Soviets, advancing from the East, and the Western Allies, advancing from the West, meant that the Allies had effectively cut Germany in two. The occasion would thereafter be commemorated as Elbe Day. Near Torgau, Saxony, Germany. 29 April 1945.

Russian and American soldiers greet each other and inspect each other’s equipment, including an Browning machine gun mounted on a Jeep, after joining up on the Elbe River near Torgau, Germany (April

ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 FIGHTER COMMAND (CH 12757)

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.

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.

SAAF Pilot's Battledress Blouse

SAAF Pilot's Battledress Blouse

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PHOTOS. 100 clichés en couleurs splendides de la Seconde Guerre mondiale aux Etats-Unis

[Photo] American airmen posing with the side machine gun of a Flying Fortress bomber, May 1942

1 Squadron Hurricane pilots, Egypt, summer 1942. Flight commander Captain Tom Rhodes briefing his pilots before an ops during the Alamein battles.  In this period the Germans had air superiority and the SAAF fighter squadrons sustained severe losses. In this group alone all pilots were shot down at some stage (except Salmon), some never to return.

Eric Ismay of 2 Squadron posing in his "Tommy" after a sortie…

Young Ed Kluczny from northern Alberta flew thirty-five missions in a Lancaster bomber for RAF 90 Squadron, and received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Young Ed Kluczny from northern Alberta flew thirty-five missions in a Lancaster bomber for RAF 90 Squadron, and received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Boeing Aircraft Plant Seattle Washington in WW II

Flying Fortress number 5000 comes off the assembly line inside the Boeing Seattle Plant

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Drum-head service led by a Catholic Padre, at a pioneer flying fortress base in England, prior to the crew's setting out on a daylight attack on Nazi-dominated Europe.

Two Indian Air Force pilots (Flight Lt. Lal and Flying Officer M. M. Sakhre) pose with their U.S. built Vultee A-31 Vengeance dive bombers at an air base from where they attacked the Japanese in Burma (Myanmar) during the Burma Campaign. The IAF played an instrumental role in blocking the advance of the Japanese Army in Burma. It also carried out strike missions against Japanese airbases in the north of Thailand. Assam, India. December 1943.

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.

USAAF serviceman Don Allen admires nose art from the wing of a plane

Plane art boosted troops' morale

USAAF serviceman and nose artist Don Allen said he wanted his art to tease

The White Death.....I want to be equally as badass....

Funny pictures about The most badass sniper in history. Oh, and cool pics about The most badass sniper in history. Also, The most badass sniper in history.

British seamen are wrapped up against the harsh elements as they transport aid to Russia.

Arctic Convoy veterans to finally be given new medals - 67 years after the end of World War Two

MORE than seamen died over four years from 1941 on missions to keep open supply lines to Soviet ports which were dubbed the "worst journey in the world" by Winston Churchill.

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