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Added during 2013

2013-03-18

I received the following photograph from Mr Don McNaughton, together with the following information and request for more info. “I have been doing some ...

Added during 2012

2012-02-03

These small badges with Spitfire designs have been found at the “attic” of Toye Kenning & Spencer, a London-based company which produces insignia, medals, ...

Added during 2011

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...

2011-03-11

Our reader Paul Ryan has recently bought this original oil painting from a shop in Salisbury. The painting, approx 30×39″ in size, depicts a ...

2011-03-01

Another mystery photo today. A cheery group of French personnel posing in front of an impressive lineup of Spifires Mk. V. This picture originates ...

Added during 2010

2010-07-28

Anonymous early-production Spitfire Mk. VB with a group of pilots – another photograph in our mystery photo series awaiting further information. This image has ...

2010-01-24

I recently received this photo of a damaged propeller blade from Joop Thuring living in the Netherlands, accompanied by the following letter: I received ...

2010-01-14

Click to enlarge image In mid-1942, No. 54 Spitfire Squadron left for Australia to help deploy a Spitfire force in defence of the Northern ...

Added during 2009

2009-10-12

Click to enlarge image This interesting photo has been contributed by Mr. Vince Neil from Florida. Vince attached the following comment: The picture was ...

2009-06-09

Click to enlarge image While the role of foreign squadrons in the RAF Fighter Command is well known, the participation of individuals which volunteered ...