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Fordson Armoured Cars and support vehicles of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF, leave their base for a patrol in the Western Desert, 1941.

Fordson Armoured Cars and support vehicles of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF, leave their base for a patrol in the Western Desert, 1941.

This is an image from the Imperial War Museum Collection. ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.© IWM (CM 1409) Original photo link here - www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205208820# Fordson Armoured Cars and support vehicles of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF, leave their base for a patrol in the Western Desert, 1941.

It seems to me to be an RAF Bristol Blenheim fighter-bomber over-flying British troops.

DAK

The German: Deutsches Afrikakorps, DAK About this sound listen , or just the Afrika Korps, was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North African Campaign of World War II. The term "Afrika Korps" is derived from the original German name and is properly written as one word. Strictly speaking, the term refers to the original formation, the Deutsches Afrikakorps (DAK), which became incorporated into the Axis command of the German and Italian forces in North Africa.

Rolls Royce armored car. T.E. Lawrence’s Rolls Royce Mk.I 1914 Pattern, Palestine, 1917. These cars were apparently 4×4, their front axles receiving twin tires to cope with the harsh terrain and the roof plates were often dismounted due to the hea

Rolls-Royce Armoured Cars (1914)

The Rolls Royce was the most famous WWI British armored car, and it can be divided into the 1914, 1921, 1924 and Indian Pattern sub-versions

Rolls-Royve 1940 armored car

Rolls-Royve 1940 armored car

British Rolls-Royce 1940 armoured car

RAF Rolls Royce Armoured Car followed by a Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Armoured Tender. Palestine - circa 1938

RAF Rolls Royce Armoured Car followed by a Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Armoured Tender. Palestine - circa 1938

A Fordson Armoured Car of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF waits outside Baghdad, while negotiations for an armistice take place between British officials and the rebel government during the Iraqi Revolt, May 1941.

A Fordson Armoured Car of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF waits outside Baghdad, while negotiations for an armistice take place between British officials and the rebel government during the Iraqi Revolt, May 1941.

This is an image from the Imperial War Museum Collection. ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.© IWM (CM 923) Original photo link here - www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205208757# A Fordson Armoured Car of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF, operating with 'Habforce', waits outside Baghdad, while negotiations for an armistice take place between British officials and the rebel government during the Iraqi Revolt.

November 1940, North Africa. To be inspected. A section from 2 Armoured Car Company RAF. The short wheel-base Fordson armoured cars behind them are each equipped with a Boys anti-tank rifle, a Vickers machine gun, and a .30 light machine gun on a Scarff ring. #WW2 #HISTORY

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ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

CM 150. The Air Officer Commander-in-Chief Middle East Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Longmore inspects a section of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF which was attached to the British Army from duty in Iraq to the to assist in the coming counter-offensive in the Western Desert (Operation COMPASS)

Rolls-Royce armoured car 'Cerberus' of a Royal Air Force Armoured Car Company in the Iraqi desert.

THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE INTER-WAR PERIOD

Rolls-Royce armoured car 'Cerberus' of a Royal Air Force Armoured Car Company in the Iraqi desert.

Fordson Armoured Cars and support vehicles of No. 2 Armour… | Flickr, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Fordson Armoured Cars and support vehicles of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF, leave their base for a patrol in the Western Desert, 1941.

This is an image from the Imperial War Museum Collection. ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.© IWM (CM 1409) Original photo link here - www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205208820# Fordson Armoured Cars and support vehicles of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF, leave their base for a patrol in the Western Desert, 1941.