JUL 21 1942 Churchill: “severe, ruthless bombing of Germany” needed A bomber crew of No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Squadron RAF study a map, while sitting on GP bombs which are about to be loaded into their Vickers Wellington Mark IC at East Wretham, Norfolk.
219 Squadron was formed on 4 October 1939 at Catterick, equipped with Bristol Blenheim IF fighters. The unit's task was to protect Northern coastal shipping and routes, but it was soon diverted to night operations.
Consolidated B-24 Liberator The Consolidated B-24 Liberator is an American heavy bomber, designed by Consolidated Aircraft of San Diego, California. Artwork by Vlastimil Suchy
Zbrojíř Jan Prokop, který byl ve Francii oceněn válečným křížem za sestřel německého bombardéru nalétávajícího na Prokopovo letiště. Komunisté ho v Československu odsoudili, za mřížemi pobyl 17 let.
Hawker Hurricane Jump to: Variants : Photos : On Display Forming the backbone of Fighter Command during the early stages of World War 2 the Hurricane is the unsung hero of the Battle of Britain. Going on to serve in different theatres of war and fulfilling a number of different roles. One of the more successful variants was the Hawker Hurricane Mk IID 'Tank Buster' which would earn the nickname 'Flying Can Openers'. https://www.classicwarbirds.co.uk/british-aircraft/hawker-hurricane.php