Bristol Blenheim

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Bristol Blenheim Mk IV.

a Blenheim being given the thumbs up by a a member of the Ground Crew.

vintage everyday: Colour Photos of Singapore Military in 1941, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Colour Photos of Singapore Military in 1941

In 1941, American photographer Carl Mydans visited Singapore and captured a lot of photos of military. Here's a selection of colour photos of Singapore military in 1941.

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Halifax bomber LV907 ‘Friday 13th’ at Yorkshire Air Museum

Photos of crew positions in Halifax LV907

Bristol Blenheim

Crew disembarking after a mission against shipping along the Dutch coast. 21 Sqn. was based at Watton, East Anglia where this photo was taken on August, 18 ,1941.

Bristol Blenheim

Crew disembarking after a mission against shipping along the Dutch coast. 21 Sqn. was based at Watton, East Anglia where this photo was taken on August, 18 ,1941.

RAF BOMBER COMMAND

Blenheim Mk Is of No. 90 Squadron in flight, circa 1938.

AT A ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONAL STATION OF THE BOMBER COMMAND IN ENGLAND

Original wartime caption: Immediately an aircraft is back from operations it is thoroughly serviced and made ready for further engagements.

RAF BOMBER COMMAND

Bristol Blenheim Mk IV L4842 on a test flight from Filton, 29 May 1939. The aircraft went on to serve with No. 53 Squadron and was shot down on 17 May 1940.

Bristol Blenheim Mark IV, R3600, of No. 110 Squadron RAF, undergoes an elaborate servicing for the photographer at RAF Wattisham, Suffolk. Armourers unload 250-lb GP bombs and Small Bomb Containers (SBCs) of incendiaries from a trolley, while other groundcrew refuel the aircraft and attend to the engines, the cockpit and the gun-turret, accompanied by a pet dog on the engine cowling.

RAF Bomber Command During The Second World War

RAF Bomber Command was created in 1936 and comprised the RAF's light and heavy bomber squadrons. It played a significant part in the Allied victory of WW2 with its strategic bombing offensive.