Object Title

Collection of official RAF PR photographs from North Africa and Italy, circa 1943 - 1944 {cg}

Object Description

8 monochrome photographs on official Air Ministry paper

Full Classification

PRINT COLLECTION/PHOTOGRAPH/DOCUMENT COLLECTIONS/ARCHIVE/Classifications

Production Date

1939-1945

Content Note

1. RAF exhibition Tunis, July 1943.
2. Bar in the Malcolm club in Algiers, August 1943.
3. RAF personnel look at a biplane aircraft captured in Sicily, July 1943.
4. A destroyed aircraft hangar housing the remains of a large transport-type aircraft, German or Italian, nd.
5. 2 soldiers in khaki with tin helmets examine 2 (German?) 215kg bombs, nd.
6. Church parade in front of captured hangar, Australian or New Zealand flags, in front of a SM81 trimotor aircraft, with Kittyhawk on airfield.
7. VIP tour of a workshop, with an AVM looking directly to camera.
8. Looking down onto a mixed group of officers and NCOs in khaki all gathered around an airman with a map.

Named Collection

Corporal Lewis Henry Jones Collection

Subject Object

Bombs
Curtiss Kittyhawk (Mark unknown)
Siai-Marchetti SM.81 Pipistrello

Place

Tunis/(Towns and Cities)/Tunisia
Algiers/(Towns and Cities)/Algeria
Sicily/(Off Shore Islands)/Italy

Subject Concept

1939-1945
Service Overseas
Captured Aircraft

Object Location (C=Cosford, H=Hendon, S=Stafford)

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Department

Archives

Object Number

X003-3697/013/001

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Wg Cdr Hugh G. Malcolm
Cpl Lewis Jones
Royal Air Force

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