Historical 1939-1945

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FA_18231s.jpg FA_18231s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Parachutists check their own and each others equipment infront of the 'Flight' photographer, prior...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 38 0
FA_18230s.jpg FA_18230s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Parachutists check their own and each others equipment infront of the 'Flight' photographer, prior...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 73 0
FA_18229s.jpg FA_18229s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
A Physical Training Instructor (PTI), teaches a class of trainee parachutists the basics of unarmed...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 56 0
FA_18228s.jpg FA_18228s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
No 1 Parachute Training School was formed February 15th 1942 out of the Central Landing School at...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 93 0
FA_18227s.jpg FA_18227s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Trainees jump through mock 'Whitley holes' onto mattresses on the apron at Ringway. This...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 134 0
FA_18226s.jpg FA_18226s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
With accompanying Westland Lysanders serving as observation aircraft, two Armstrong Whitworth Whitley...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 168 0
FA_18225s.jpg FA_18225s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
By early June 1940, soon after becoming Prime Minister, Winston Churchill gave instructions that...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 40 0
FA_18224s.jpg FA_18224s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Members of the Parachute Regiment descend over Tatton Park, Knutsford, for the press photographers...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 43 0
FA_18223s.jpg FA_18223s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Concentrating fully on his landing, you would imagine this parachutist is totally oblivious of the...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 34 0
FA_18222s.jpg FA_18222s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
The RAF crew of the Armstrong Whitworth Whitley discuss the forthcoming drop with a Corporal Instructor...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 81 0
FA_18221s.jpg FA_18221s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
The Parachutist file into the Armstrong Whitworth Whitley, under the supervision of the RAF crew...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 61 0
FA_18220s.jpg FA_18220s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Two parachutists land close together infront of observers in Tatton Park, Knutsford, October 1941...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 50 0
FA_18219s.jpg FA_18219s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
A member of the Parachute Regiment adopts an agressive pose for the 'Flight' photographer...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 87 0
FA_18218s.jpg FA_18218s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Members of the Parachute Regiment descend from their Armstrong Whitworth Whitley parachute trainers...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 113 0
FA_18217s.jpg FA_18217s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Members of the Parachute Regiment, and a rather formidable looking Corporal Instructor from the...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 51 0
FA_18216s.jpg FA_18216s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
The Parachute Training School was based at Ringway, today better known as Manchester Airport. Here...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 43 0
FA_18215s.jpg FA_18215s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Bell Airacobra, AH589:UF-L, of 601 Squadron, is started by the ground crew using a 24 volt trolley...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 226 0
FA_18214s.jpg FA_18214s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Bell Airacobra of 601 Squadron RAF, on the southeast dispersals at Duxford, August 1941. Nearest...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 346 0
FA_18213s.jpg FA_18213s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Bell Airacobra I, AH601 was taken on charge by 601 Squadron on 10th October 1941. It was thought...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 288 0
FA_18212s.jpg FA_18212s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Bell Airacobra, AH589:UF-L, of 601 Squadron, Duxford awaits start up using a 24 volt trolley-acc...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 1,286 0
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