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Added during 2010

2010-04-12

As a casual military history buff and a previous operator of the USAF’s radar platform, the E-3 AWACS, I have always been keenly appreciative ...

2010-04-12

“Working under the closest secrecy since 1939, over 4,000 WAAF personnel have played an important part in the air victories achieved by radiolocation (Radar). ...

Added during 2009

2009-03-07

Click to enlarge image Anonymous early Spitfire Mk. I on compass swing, location unknown. This view shows to advantage the dinstinctive features of the ...

Added during 2007

2007-10-25

Click to enlarge image Official pre-war Air Ministry photograph showing Spitfires of No. 611 Squadron, probably at Digby in Autumn 1939. A Royal Auxiliary ...

2007-09-24

Click to enlarge image Official photo of No. 74 Squadron showing the unit in Hornchurch at the time when Gloster Gauntlets were exchanged for ...

2007-09-24

Click to enlarge image A flight of Spitfires Mk. I from No. 65 Squadron fly in formation for the benefit of official RAF photographer, ...