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Added during 2013

2013-03-12

A Spitfire Mk. IX RK853 photographed touching down at Schijndel (B.85), Holland. This was a personal aircraft of Wing Commander R W F “Sammy” ...

2013-03-11

A row of Supermarine Spitfire Mark XIVs (RM693 ‘AP-S’ nearest) of No. 130 Squadron RAF, on the ground at B.82/Grave, Holland. Operating as part ...

2013-03-10

Piotr Dubowik from Poland sent us this painting depicting Spitfire LF.IX MJ281 ZF-P over St Denijs Westrem – Belgium in December 1944. Piotr is ...

Added during 2012

2012-07-24

Castle Bromwich Aeroplane Factory, of CBAF in short, was the largest aircraft production plant in the wartime Britain, and had become the main manufacturing ...

2012-01-18

In the lighter moments of World War II, the Spitfire was used in an unorthodox role: bringing beer kegs to the men in Normandy.

Added during 2011

2011-03-30

Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) – B.88 near the town of Heesch, in Noord-Brabant, the southern part of Holland, was the 88th airfield on the ...

2011-03-23

Here is one of those wartime photographs which at first glance raise more questions than answers. What we have here is a very anonymous photo-reconnaissance Spitfire, unidentified machine of an unidentified unit...

2011-03-17

An entire complement of Spitfires Mk. IXC of No. 485 (New Zealand) Squadron lined up at the USAAF Station 112 Bovingdon in Hertfordshire on 30 March 1944

2011-02-17

No. 451 Squadron was one of the fighter units of the RAAF which spent most of its wartime career in the Mediterranean...

Added during 2010

2010-12-13

An evocative photo of a brand-new Spitfire LF Mk. VIII flying above the clouds. This example, serial number MD351...