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Those that served

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Flying Officer J B Burnside, the flight engineer on board an Avro Lancaster B Mark III of No. 619 Squadron RAF based at Coningsby, Lincolnshire, checks settings on the control panel from his seat in the cockpit. Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Luftwaffe, Raf Bases, Lancaster Bomber, Ww2 Planes, Royal Air Force, Military History, Military Art

Rare look at the cockpit of a Lancaster bomber. The pilot is on the left (you can barely see his elbow) while the flight engineer sits on the right to monitor systems. The British did not use co pilots like the Americans did.

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For a Dad who.loves his family. Lance Bombardier Jack Grundy of the Royal Artillery embraces his wife Dorothy and children Randall and Gilda at his home in Irby in Cheshire, at the start of seven days leave, 14 April Tanner A J (Lt) © IWM (TR Back In Time, Back In The Day, Photos Du, Old Photos, War Photography, British Soldier, Army Men, British History, Military History

AN EIGHTH ARMY MAN ON LEAVE, WIRRAL, CHESHIRE, 14 APRIL 1944

TR 1643. Lance Bombardier Jack Grundy of 441 Battery 128 Field Regiment Royal Artillery 50 Division during his seven days privilege leave with his family

P/O Karel "Charlie" Mrázek . Czech Pilot Officer Karel "Charlie" Mrázek standing by his Hawker Hurricane Mk I (PO-M) of 46 Squadron at RAF Digby, Lincolnshire, UK. Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Airplane Fighter, Pilot Uniform, Commonwealth, Hawker Hurricane, Ww2 Planes, Battle Of Britain

WW2 Colourised Photos

Czech Pilot Officer Karel "Charlie" Mrázek standing by his Hawker Hurricane Mk I (PO-M) of 46 Squadron at RAF Digby, Lincolnshire, UK. January- February...

Ordnance quick firing 2 pounder anti tank gun (on an anti tank mounting in North Africa). This was the standard British anti tank gun during the early stages of the war (found on tanks, armoured cars and anti tank units) - pin by Paolo Marzioli Afrika Corps, Royal Horse Artillery, Home Guard, British Armed Forces, British Army, British Tanks, North Africa, Military History, World War Ii

Australian Forces - Anti Tank 2

September 1941 - Australians of the 3rd Anti-tank Regiment behind one of their guns at Tobruk

Captain Killick leading his patrol west of Arnhem Bridge, Monday September British Soldier, British Army, Ride Of The Valkyries, Operation Market Garden, Parachute Regiment, Man Of War, Royal Marines, War Photography, Paratrooper

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Captain John Killick - Intelligence Corps, in the Utechtsweg (british paratroopers at arnhem - pin by Paolo Marzioli)

British paratrooper Captain John Killick Capt John Killick, far right of the Field Security Section with German prisoners on the streets of Arnhem September 1944 Author Sam Presser. British Armed Forces, British Soldier, British Army, Operation Market Garden, Military Photos, Military History, Commonwealth, Malayan Emergency, Parachute Regiment

British paratrooper Captain John Killick

Capt John Killick, far right of the 89th Field Security Section with German prisoners on the streets of Arnhem 18th September 1944 Author Sam Presser. www.paradata.org.uk/people/john-e-killick

Sgt Václav Truhlář u svého Spitfiru Mk.Vb AA865 (RY-D), na kterém byl sestřelen 10.4.1942. Na letounu je zajímavá karikatura nacistického ministra propagandy Nadporučík Václav Truhlář, příslušník 8. leteckého pluku, zahynul při letecké katastrofě 10.10.1947 u Znojma. Havaroval při nočním letu, kvůli ztrátě orientace na spitfiru LF.Mk.IXe trupového kódu LS-8 (bývalé britské sériové číslo SL635). Nose Art, Wwii, Pin Up, Military, Fictional Characters, Historia, Pilots, Ww2 Planes, World War Ii

Historický koutek

Page 1 of 2 - British Premiums - posted in General & Upcoming: When are the British gonna get a captured vehicle for a premium. Its rather boring not having one.

A Costal Command Liberator crew of No 311 (Czech) Squadron at Beaulieu, 21 July The aircraft is a Mk IIA, serial number Air Force Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Plane Photos, Merchant Navy, Royal Marines, New Forest, Nose Art, Royal Air Force

Jaroslav and Alžběta Hofrichter: the enduring power of love

In this programme two quite exceptional people tell their own story. It is a tale of courage, resilience and a touch of luck, but above all of the enduring power of love. Jaroslav and Alžběta Hofrichter have been married for well over half a century. Their friends call them the “turtledoves” and when you meet them it is not hard to see why. At 93 and 91 respectively, Jaroslav and Alžběta are still…