Air Vice Marshal James "Johnnie" Johnson was a noted British fighter pilot during World War II. The Royal Air Force's top scorer against the Luftwaffe, Johnnie Johnson flew throughout the war. After World War II, Johnson saw service during the Korean War.
South African Adolph Gysbert “Sailor” Malan a famed RAF fighter pilot who led No. 74 Squadron RAF, which distinguished itself during the war and especially during the Battle of Britain, where it shot down almost 40 aircrafts.
RAF pilots-Squadron Leader Douglas Bader - commanding No. 242 (Canadian) Squadron, with Major Alexander ‘Sasha’ Hess - CO of No. 310 (Czechoslovak) Squadron, outside the Officers Mess building, Duxford, Cambridgeshire.
Group Captain Leonard Cheshire VC RAF, the British observer for the dropping of the second atom bomb on Nagasaki 9 August 1945 and the former commander of No 617 Squadron (Dambusters), Royal Air Force.
hjmarseille:Flight-Sergeant K. Chisholm of No. 452 Squadron RAAF after a mission where he shot down an Enemy Aircraft. For Captions see first 2 photos.
Robert Henry Maxwell (Bobby) Gibbes, DSO, DFC and Bar, OAM (6 May 1916 – 11 April 2007) was a leading Australian fighter ace of World War II, and the longest-serving wartime commanding officer of No. 3 Squadron RAAF.On 22 January 1943, Gibbes claimed his last kill, a C.202. He was officially credited with a total of 10¼ victories, though other estimates gave him a score of 12, including two shared. He was also credited with five "probables", and another 16 damaged.
The Argentine-British ATA First Officer Maureen Dunlop, the daughter of a British mother and Australian father, became a poster girl for ATA after the photo on the right appeared on the cover of the Picture Post