Historical 1939-1945

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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 80 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_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 39 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 37 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 166 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_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_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_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_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_18232s.jpg FA_18232s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Parachutists dressed in the gear on parade, Parachute Training School, Ringway, October 1941.
Tue, Jun 17 2008 68 0
FA_18233s.jpg FA_18233s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
An elevated view of Ringway, home to the Parachute Training School, October 1941. Visible is Armstrong...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 262 0
FA_18234s.jpg FA_18234s.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 65 0
FA_18235s.jpg FA_18235s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
The moment of truth for these parachutists as their 'chutes deploy at the Parachute training...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 74 0
FA_18236s.jpg FA_18236s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
This Avro Manchester Mk.1A, L7515:EM-S was delivered to 207 Squadron on 10th October 1941 and undertook...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 165 0
FA_18237s.jpg FA_18237s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Avro Manchester Mk.1A, L7515:EM-S peels away from the photo-ship in this air-to-air sortie with...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 109 0
FA_18238s.jpg FA_18238s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Avro Manchester Mk.1A, L7515:EM-S approaches the Handley Page Hampden photo-ship from astern during...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 64 0
FA_18239s.jpg FA_18239s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Avro Manchester Mk.1A, L7515:EM-S formates with the Handley Page Hampden photo-ship during an air...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 135 0
FA_18240s.jpg FA_18240s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Avro Manchester Mk.1A, L7515:EM-S peels away from the Handley Page Hampden photo-ship in this air...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 119 0
FA_18241s.jpg FA_18241s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Avro Manchester Mk.1A, L7515:EM-S peels away from the Handley Page Hampden photo-ship in this air...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 129 0
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