WWII: War In The Air
Portrait of American pilot Lieutenant Robert J. Cooper as he poses next to a North American Aviation P-51 Mustang fighter plane at a base in England, 1944.
January 01, 1944 License
Germany Under Allied Occupation, A group of Focke Wulk Fw 190 fighters parked at Flensburg airfield awaiting disposal, 2 August 1945.
January 01, 2013 License
The German Messerschmitt 262A-I, one of the earliest jet aircraft, sits on the runway at Wright Field, Ohio, the first of its type to be brought to the United States. First built in 1941, the jet-propelled fighter hit top speeds of 530...More
V-Lights Go Up, Ground crew on a RAF Bomber Command station in Britain return the V-sign to a neighbouring searchlight crew . Silhouetted is the nose of a Lancaster, May 1945.
The British Army In North-West Europe 1944-45, View from the cockpit of a Horsa glider during the airborne drop east of the Rhine, 25 March 1945.
The scene in Farringdon Road, London, after a V-2 rocket had fallen in daylight on the Central Markets.
September 08, 2014 License
Three Supermarine Spitfire F22 aircraft, Castle Bromwich, March 1945.
Dead bodies are burned at the Altmarkt near the Victory Monument (Germaniadenkmal). 25th February 1945.In four raids between February 13th and 15th bombers of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and the United States Army Air Forces...More
July 03, 2012 License
2nd Tactical Air Force, 1943-1945, A De Havilland Mosquito PR Mark XVI of No. 140 Squadron RAF, warms up its engines in a dispersal at B58/Melsbroek, Belgium, before taking off on a night photographic-reconnaissance sortie, 15 February...More
February 1945, An American B-17 'Flying Fortress' pictured making a daylight raid over Berlin, with the sky full of smoke