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Added during 2009

2009-07-02

Click to enlarge image Salerno, Italy, October 1943. US Coast Guard ship unloads the troops and heavy equipment at the beach of Paestum. Spitfire ...

2009-06-28

Click to enlarge image Australian Spitfire Mk. VC serial no. BR543 ZP-T of No. 457 Squadron displaying an interesting personal Pegasus emblem. The pilot ...

2009-06-10

Click to enlarge image This photo, originating from HMSO publications of the time, had been entitled “Spitfires can take it. Riddled fighter makes safe ...

2009-05-15

Click to enlarge image Anonymous RAF Spitfire Mk. Vc Trop is serviced on a Sicilian airfield, believed to be Comiso, alongside a Messerschmitt Bf ...

2009-03-26

Click on the image to enlarge A recently complete piece completed by James Baldwin is this one, showing the Spitfire Mk. IX BS451 of ...

2009-02-15

Click to enlarge image A pastoral scene from Sicily showing temporary airfield of No. 417 Squadron RCAF at a farm near Lentini. An Italian ...

Added during 2008

2008-12-28

Click to enlarge image Mechanics of an American Fighter Group dismantle a Rolls-Royce Merlin 45 engine from a Spitfire Mk. V, an operation which ...

2008-12-28

Click to enlarge image Aircraft mechanics attend a demonstration of the Rolls-Royce Merlin engine at the Rolls-Royce Ltd. premises at Derby. [US National Archives]

2008-12-22

Click to enlarge image A photograph full of atmosphere of the months preceding the invasion in Europe. RAF Spitfires (visible in the distance) escorting ...

2008-12-21

Click to enlarge images Spitfire Mk. VB in the markings of 309th Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force USAF, photographed at Membury ...