Flying Officer J B Burnside, the flight engineer on board an Avro Lancaster B Mark III of No. 619 Squadron RAF based at Coningsby, Lincolnshire, checks settings on the control panel from his seat in the cockpit.
The organised formation of the bomber planes high above ground are a completely different picture to the fire and confusion going on where the bombs hit and this is a very good example of order and disorder in war.
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Spitfire pilot Lettice Curtis during World War II. The civilian Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) pilots, which included female flyers known as Spitfire women, delivered more than aircraft to frontline airfields.
To provide vital oil across the English Channel after the June 1944 D-Day landings, secret pipelines were unwound from massive spools to help fuel victory.
B-17G “ Picadilly Lilley “, #43-38044 of the 837th Squadron T/Sgt David Dahlberg, Flight Engineer in photo. Note slightly different nose art when compared to the photo on page 233 of Ivo's book. The aircraft was lost 6-Feb-45 (photo taken by Elzylee Gibson