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Camouflage & Markings

Added during 2013

2013-09-03

Here is one othe many official war corespondent photographs that documented the Allied landings in Morocco and Algieria. Initiated by the operation “Torch”, this ...

Added during 2012

2012-02-11

Desperately in need of modern fighters, France took a keen interest in the Spitfire as early as 1939. A single Spitfire Mk I was ...

Added during 2010

2010-04-19

The story of aircraft donation by Free Danes around the World in support of their fighting airmen

2010-04-19

The PR Mk XIX was the last of the specialised photo reconnaissance variants of the Spitfire, the only one with a Griffon engine and ...

2010-04-19

Supermarine Prototype K5054 Eastleigh, March 1936 As is widely known, the entire Spitfire family originated from one prototype aircraft. By the time it was ...

2010-04-19

Supermarine Type 224 The sole prototype K2890 Eastleigh, 1934 On February 19, 1934 at Eastleigh the Supermarine Type 224 flew. Built to Air Ministry ...

2010-04-19

Like many air forces of the countries occupied by the Axis, the embryo of post-war Royal Hellenic Air Force was created under the auspices ...

2010-04-19

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX BS273 (ex-BF273) F/O Prince Emanuel Galitzine Special Service (High Altitude) Flight Northolt, September 1942 Click to enlarge images Among all ...

2010-04-17

Norwegians formed two fighter squadrons with the RAF. No. 331 Squadron was formed at Catterick in Yorkshire in July 1941. At first it was ...

2010-04-17

This article attempts to track the origins and detail of one of the most unusual markings to be seen on a Spitfire in the ...