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Aeroplane on roof at Barrack Street, Waterford

Aeroplane on roof at Barrack Street, Waterford

Thanks to ofarrl ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/33577523@N08/ ) (see comments below), we now have a lot more information about this photo. The crash happened in November 1920 as a "Scout" plane, carrying despa... more

Finish of the Officers 100 yards

Finish of the Officers 100 yards

This photograph is one of a series showing a Royal Air Force sports day. Here, four officers are competing in a sprint, watched by air crew. The provision of entertainments of this sort to improve morale reflec... more

Dinky race

Dinky race

This photograph, attributed to John Warwick Brooke, shows two men racing on donkeys, watched by Royal Air Force men, a few officers and one or two locals. This appears to be one of a series of photographs of an... more

Comics of an R.A.F. Sports

Comics of an R.A.F. Sports

This photograph shows Royal Air Force men having a laugh at two of their number. One man, dressed as a woman, is seated side-saddle on a donkey, while the other appears to be dressed as the husband. The Nissen ... more

Army chaplain conducts a service from the cockpit of an aeroplane, France, during World War I

Army chaplain conducts a service from the cockpit of an aeroplane, Fra...

Preaching from a rather unusual form of pulpit, this photograph shows an army chaplain giving a service to the men from the front seat of an aeroplane. The troops are gathered round to listen to the sermon, wit... more

Damaged aeroplanes at an RAF repair depot

Damaged aeroplanes at an RAF repair depot

In this photograph Royal Air Force mechanics are salvaging parts out of wrecked planes. This scene clearly illustrates the considerable variation in types of plane used during the war. It also acts as a reminde... more

R.A.F.Scouts in France flying towards the German lines in fighting formation

R.A.F.Scouts in France flying towards the German lines in fighting for...

Reconnaissance aircraft, France, during World War I. This striking image shows five reconnaissance aircraft in a night sky. If the original caption is correct in naming these planes as belonging to the Royal Ai... more

He is fond of flying

He is fond of flying

R.A.F. Squadron's fox mascot, France, during World War I. The fox is sitting in a plane's cockpit. ..Regimental, barrack or group mascots were popular amongst soldiers during this period. They gave the group a... more

R.A.F. men with their pet rabbits at a Squadron near the lines

R.A.F. men with their pet rabbits at a Squadron near the lines

RAF men showing off their pet rabbits, France, during World War I. Lying underneath the fuselage of an aeroplane, these three RAF men parade their pet rabbits for the cameras inspection. Well known for their fo... more

Immense R.A.F. machine ready to start with its load of bombs for Germany

Immense R.A.F. machine ready to start with its load of bombs for Germa...

R.A.F. planes being loaded with munitions, France, during World War I. The people involved in this scene are all engrossed in their activities and as a result unaware of the camera. The size and power of these ... more

Pilots in a R.A.F. squadron: an American, Canadian, New Zealander, Englishman and South African

Pilots in a R.A.F. squadron: an American, Canadian, New Zealander, Eng...

Multi-national pilots consulting a chart, France, during World War I. Five young airmen are leaning up against the tail of their plane, looking at a map which they have balanced on the tail. They are all wearin... more

Spectators of some R.A.F. sports

Spectators of some R.A.F. sports

Some of the spectators at a Royal Air Force sports day have been posed, with air crewmen standing behind a line of local women and a few children. A couple of bottles of wine have been carefully placed in the f... more

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Airships that may be used for passenger service. British Royal Air Force Official photograph. Dirigible built in 1917 with duralumin girders, is 540 feet long and has been sleeping quarters for the crew

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Airships that may be used fo...

Date Taken: 2/8/1919 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations

Airplanes - Historical - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, a new arm precluded by Armistice. Among new devices which Armistice prevented Royal Air Force from putting into use against enemy was torpedo-aeroplane. Considered to be greater potential value than submarine, and would doubtless have proved astonishingly efficient. Central News Service

Airplanes - Historical - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, a new arm precluded by...

Photographer: Central News Service Airplanes - Historical

Airplanes - Flight - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, A new arm precluded by Armistice. Among new devices which Armistice prevented Royal Air Force from putting into use against enemy was torpedo-aeroplane. Considered to be greater potential value than submarine, and would doubtless have proved astonishingly efficient. Central News Service

Airplanes - Flight - The Torpedo-Aeroplane, A new arm precluded by Arm...

Photographer: Central News Service Airplanes - Flight

Left side profile medium close-up of Squadron Leader Paul Day, Royal Air Force Memorial Flight, R.A.F. Coningsby, as he sits in the cockpit of his Spitfire, a British World War II era fighter, prior to take-off for an aerial demonstration during the Battle of Britain ceremony. This is the 29th annual and final gathering of pilots who took part in the aerial battle with the Germans

Left side profile medium close-up of Squadron Leader Paul Day, Royal A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Raf Lakenheath State: East Anglia Country: England / Great Britain (ENG) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Tony Tolley, USAF Release Status: Released t... more

The Colors of the Royal Air Force march past a flight made up of members from Squadron 512, Royal Air Force Regiment, RAF Honington, United Kingdom, as part of a ceremony on Sept. 18, 2004, to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in the Battle of Britain. During World War II the German Luftwaffe began its attack against the United Kingdom on July 10, 1940, unleashing its bombers against Britain's shipping industry and conducting fighter sweeps over the southern coast of England in what would become known as the Battle of Britain. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN First Class Christopher Walkenhorst) (Released)

The Colors of the Royal Air Force march past a flight made up of membe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United Kingdom (GBR) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Christopher Walkenhorst USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... more

U.S. Air Force members of the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, wait for a service to begin at St. Mary's Church in Bury St. Edmonds as part of a ceremony on Sept. 18, 2004, to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in the Battle of Britain. During World War II the German Luftwaffe began its attack against the United Kingdom on July 10, 1940, unleashing its bombers against Britain's shipping industry and conducting fighter sweeps over the southern coast of England in what would become known as the Battle of Britain. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN First Class Christopher Walkenhorst) (Released)

U.S. Air Force members of the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, Unite...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bury St. Edmonds State: Suffolk Country: United Kingdom (GBR) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Christopher Walkenhorst USAF Release Status: Released t... more

The uniforms are different, but the cause is the same. Officers of the United Nations attend a garden party of the United Nations Club at Dumbarton Oaks, Sunday, September 6, 1942. Left to right: Squadron Leader Lowry, Royal Air Force; Miss Barbara Brady; Pilot Officer James, RAF (Royal Air Force); Squadron Leader Lee, RAF

The uniforms are different, but the cause is the same. Officers of the...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from print in lot and lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Divisi... more

The Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain

ARC Identifier 36070 / Local Identifier 111-OF-4 - Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964) - 1943 - This motion picture film focuses on the B... more