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gruene-teufel: “ british-eevee: “  Supermarine S6B seaplane in flight (Date and location unknown) ” Reminds me of a lawn dart ” One of the many legacies of the unfortunately defunct Schneider Trophy.

gruene-teufel: “ british-eevee: “ Supermarine seaplane in flight (Date and location unknown) ” Reminds me of a lawn dart ” One of the many legacies of the unfortunately defunct Schneider Trophy.

Hawker Harts in formation. British aircraft of the between-war period have always fascinated me

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Hawker Harts in formation. British aircraft of the between-war period have always fascinated me

For second time, we share the work of WW2 Colourised Photos (World War Two Black and White photos that are researched and colourised in detail by Doug and other artists from the 'Colourisehistory Group'). We hope you love it as much as we do! Our most heartfelt thanks for these great Masters of the colourisation. In this ocasion, we focus in Allied Warbirds. Enjoy! F6F-5 'Hellcat' Nº23 flown by Ens. Ardon R. Ives crash lands on the USS Lexington, Feb. '45 (Ives survived th...

Northrop of No. The Squadron was formed at Reykjavik, Iceland on 25 April 1941 from Norwegian personnel who had managed to escape from Norway and then undergone training in Canada.

The British R33 class of airships were first built during World War I, but not completed until the war was over. In the mid 1920s, the airship was used for trials for launching planes, such as the Hummingbird and Gloster Grebe:

The British class of airships were first built during World War I, but not completed until the war was over. In the mid the airship was used for trials for launching planes, such as the Hummingbird and Gloster Grebe:

22 October 1941 Coastal Command continue offensive. Two Spitfires attacked a ship off Havre, leaving her listing. Eight Blenheims, escorted by fighters, sighted a convoy of seven vessels and four Flakships off Ijmuiden. Four of the merchant ships were attacked but with unobserved results, and two others of 3,000 and 1,000 tons respectively had smoke, issuing from them when last seen.

JUN 2 1943 ‘Battle in the Bay’ – Sunderland v Ju The huge Short Sunderland flying boat had a crew of 9 but could accommodate as many as 80 men when used as a transport. Radar had only been introduced to the Sunderland in October

WW2 RAF Bristol Blenheim was a medium bomber that served world wide. Over Britain it also served as a night fighter and by Coastal Command against U-Boats.

WWII RAF Bristol Blenheim was a medium bomber that served world wide. Over Britain it also served as a night fighter and by Coastal Command against U-Boats.

PBY 5A Catalina - Consolidated PBY Catalina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

PBY Catalina - Consolidated PBY Catalina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cool streamlined beer truck

This article at Hemmings points out another factor in creating these wonderful streamlined beer delivery trucks. Prohibition lasted from 1919 to By the time beer companies were allowed to.

Damaged Il-2 still flying WWII

Sturmovik showing the dangers of ground attack: lightly armoured, it was a very tough aircraft.

War Planes -- This has to be a rare photo... RAF's Spitfire, Corsair, Martlet and Barracuda.

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A Mosquito XVI of No 60 Squadron South African Air Force at the dispersal on San Severo Airfield, Foggia Airfield Complex, Southern Italy, 1944

Mosquito XVI of No. Southern Italy, 1944 This is the squadron which found and then photographed Auschwitz concentration camp.

A Requiem For The MiG-25, The Original Soviet Rat Rod

A Requiem For The MiG-25, The Original Soviet Rat Rod

Russia - Air Force Mikoyan-Gurevich (all models) photo by Alex Beltyukov

Catalina WW2 photo

US Navy personnel freeing a 'Catalina' aircraft from frozen waters in the Aleutian Islands at Kodiak Bay, US Territory of Alaska, sometime during the period between June 1942 and January 1943 (Via Colourised Photos, Colourised by Royston Leonard UK)

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