WWII

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What few people know is that this iconic moment was actually a second version of…

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With a new war raging in Libya, Second World War veteran Patrick Delaforce teases out…

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Map of Operation Barbarossa showing the direction of German attacks and the major pockets of…

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Your handy guide to stopping a Nazi glider as Britain prepared for invasion. (more…)

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1. Spitfires were used as reconnaissance aircraft, as here, where a camera is being loaded…

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A masterpiece of aerodynamic engineering, the Spitfire was among the finest fighter aircraft of the…

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A map of Taranto Harbour on 11 November 1940, showing the position of the Italian…

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If the Battle of Britain was a victory of ‘the Few’: that of a small…

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Used throughout the Second World War to identify friend from foe, these original spotter cards…

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Aircraft: Supermarine Spitfire Mk I Type: single-engine British fighter Manufacturer: Supermarine Division, Vickers-Armstrong Ltd Year:…