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Martlet IV and Seafire IIc fighters of Nos. 885, 888, and 893 Squadron FAA aboard HMS Formidable off Italy, Sep 1943Australian Flying Officer John Smithson recounting a recent dogfight over Darwin harbor in which he shot down two Japanese aircraft, Nov-Dec 1943; note Spitfire fighter in background
Martlet IV and Seafire IIc fighters of Nos. 885, 888, and 893 Squadron FAA aboard HMS Formidable off Italy, Sep 1943Australian Flying Officer John Smithson recounting a recent dogfight over Darwin harbor in which he shot down two Japanese aircraft, Nov-Dec 1943; note Spitfire fighter in background
British Spitfire fighter attempting to topple a German V-1 flying bomb with its wing tip, date unknownBritish workers preparing Spitfire fighters destined for the Soviet Union, date unknown
British Spitfire fighter attempting to topple a German V-1 flying bomb with its wing tip, date unknownBritish workers preparing Spitfire fighters destined for the Soviet Union, date unknown
Canadian Spitfire F. MK XIV fighter of the 402 Squadron RCAF, date unknownCanadian Spitfire F.R MK XIV of 430 Squadron RCAF, date unknown
Canadian Spitfire F. MK XIV fighter of the 402 Squadron RCAF, date unknownCanadian Spitfire F.R MK XIV of 430 Squadron RCAF, date unknown
HMS Formidable, with Seafire fighters of No. 885 Squadron FAA, off the Rock of Gibraltar, mid-1942 to 1945.Seafire fighter of No. 885 Squadron FAA landing on HMS Formidable, off Gibraltar, mid-1942 to 1945.
HMS Formidable, with Seafire fighters of No. 885 Squadron FAA, off the Rock of Gibraltar, mid-1942 to 1945.Seafire fighter of No. 885 Squadron FAA landing on HMS Formidable, off Gibraltar, mid-1942 to 1945.
Spitfire XI aircraft EN 409 which was used in high speed diving trials in 1944Two No. 79 Squadron RAAF Spitfire aircraft and ground crew at Momote Airfield, Los Negros Island, Admiralty Islands, circa Apr 1944
Spitfire XI aircraft EN 409 which was used in high speed diving trials in 1944Two No. 79 Squadron RAAF Spitfire aircraft and ground crew at Momote Airfield, Los Negros Island, Admiralty Islands, circa Apr 1944
US Navy Lt Robert F Doyle shaking hands with his wingman, Ens John F Mudge, after their return from a gunfire-spotting and strafing mission over the Normandy beaches, Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire, England, UK, Jun 1944.British Spitfire Mk IX fighter landing at B3/Ste Croix-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, 12 Jun 1944
US Navy Lt Robert F Doyle shaking hands with his wingman, Ens John F Mudge, after their return from a gunfire-spotting and strafing mission over the Normandy beaches, Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire, England, UK, Jun 1944.British Spitfire Mk IX fighter landing at B3/Ste Croix-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, 12 Jun 1944
Spitfire PR Mark XI reconnaissance aircraft of No. 541 Squadron RAF based at Benson, Oxfordshire, England, UK in flight, Jul 1944; note split-pair camera ports under fuselageSpitfire LF VIII of 451 Squadron RAAF with USN blimp K-112 of Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-14 at French naval air base, Cuers-Pierrefeu, near Toulon, France, Sep 1944.
Spitfire PR Mark XI reconnaissance aircraft of No. 541 Squadron RAF based at Benson, Oxfordshire, England, UK in flight, Jul 1944; note split-pair camera ports under fuselageSpitfire LF VIII of 451 Squadron RAAF with USN blimp K-112 of Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-14 at French naval air base, Cuers-Pierrefeu, near Toulon, France, Sep 1944.
Spitfire HF.VII fighter being used for evaluation of stability and flight control by the Americans at Langley Research Center, Virginia, United States, 7 Sep 1944; note B-24 in far left backgroundA Royal Air Force pilot explaining the sighting mechanism of a Spitfire fighter to Former Australian Prime Minister Billy Hughes, Darwin, Australia, 1 Nov 1944
Spitfire HF.VII fighter being used for evaluation of stability and flight control by the Americans at Langley Research Center, Virginia, United States, 7 Sep 1944; note B-24 in far left backgroundA Royal Air Force pilot explaining the sighting mechanism of a Spitfire fighter to Former Australian Prime Minister Billy Hughes, Darwin, Australia, 1 Nov 1944
Australian Group Captain Clive R. Caldwell of No. 80 (Fighter) Wing RAAF next to his Spitfire Mk VIII aircraft, Halmahera, Morotai Islands, Dutch East Indies, circa Dec 1944Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, Greek Air Minister M. Fikioris, British Air Commodore Geoffrey Tuttle inspecting No. 336 (Hellenic) Squadron RAF, Kalamaki Airfield, Athens, Greece, 1945
Australian Group Captain Clive R. Caldwell of No. 80 (Fighter) Wing RAAF next to his Spitfire Mk VIII aircraft, Halmahera, Morotai Islands, Dutch East Indies, circa Dec 1944Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, Greek Air Minister M. Fikioris, British Air Commodore Geoffrey Tuttle inspecting No. 336 (Hellenic) Squadron RAF, Kalamaki Airfield, Athens, Greece, 1945
Spitfire F.22 of No. 607 Squadron RAF in flight, date unknownAustralian pilots of the No. 457 Squadron
Spitfire F.22 of No. 607 Squadron RAF in flight, date unknownAustralian pilots of the No. 457 Squadron 'Grey Nurse' RAAF in the Brunei Bay area, Borneo, 19 Oct 1945; note Spitfire fighter in background

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