Sunday, 16 October 2016

Set of photos - The Invasion of Poland, The Battle of Britain, The Battle over Belgium.

Formation of Heinkel He111 during the Battle of Britain
Messerschmitt Bf109 downed, September 1940
By 24 September 1940 the rudder of Adolf Galland's aircraft had 40 kill markings applied.

Condensation trails left by aircraft in combat over Kent, 18/09/1940
Dornier Do 17 and Spitfire clash in the battle
Dornier Do17 bombing England, 20/09/1940
Heinkel He11 over London
Heinkel He111 downed

Formation of  Junkers Ju87 Stukja
Dornier Do17 crew planned attack
The Battle of  Britain: the condensation trails from German and British fighter planes engaged in an aerial battle appear in the sky over Kent, along the southeastern coast of England, on September 3, 1940.
The Battle of Britain: the biggest shipping center for London's food-supplies, Tilbury, has been the target of numerous German air attacks. Bombs dropping on the port of Tilbury, on October 4, 1940. The first group of bombs will hit the ships lying in the Thames, the second will strike the docks.
The Battle of Britain: Junkers Ju87 Stuka dive bombers return from an attack against the British south coast, on August 19, 1940.
The Battle of  Britain: all that remains of a German bomber brought down on the English south-east coast, on July 13, 1940. The aircraft is riddled with bullet holes and its machine guns were twisted out of action.
The Battle of Britain: British workers in a salvage yard break up the remains of wrecked German raiders which were shot down over England, on August 26, 1940.
The Battle of Britain: a huge scrap heap where German planes, brought down over Great Britain, were dumped, photographed on August 27, 1940. The large number of Nazi planes downed during raids on Britain made a substantial contribution to the national scrap metal salvage campaign.
The battle of Britain: the German aircraft drops its load of bombs above England, during an attack on September 20, 1940.
The Battle of Britain: soldiers carrying off the tail of a Messerschmitt 110, which was shot down by fighter planes in Essex, England, on September 3, 1940.

The Battle of Britain: a forward machine gunner sits at his battle position in the nose of a German Heinkel He 111 bomber, while en route to England in November of 1940.
The Battle of Britain: a formation of low-flying German Heinkel He 111 bombers flies over the waves of the English Channel in 1940.
The Battle of  Britain: Messerschmitt BF 110 (Fliegender Haifisch - Flying Shark), over the English Channel, in August of 1940
The Battle of Belgium: a German pilot hurtling through the air, legs outstretched, high above the frigid landscape of Belgium after hastily exiting his damaged plane
The German aircraft had just been badly damaged by .50-calibre fire from a P-47 fighter bomber flown by Major James Dalglish, a U.S. pilot in the 354th Fighter Group of the 9th Air Force. 
27/01/1945, a German pilot was captured on film after hastily exiting his damaged plane, hurtling through the air, legs outstretched, high above the frigid landscape of Belgium.

Aerial view of bombs exploding during a German bombing run over Poland in September of 1939
Bombing of Warsaw, September 1939
Another Heinkel He111 bombing polish city
Heinkel He111 over Poland
View of an undamaged Polish city from the cockpit of a Heinkel He 111, September 1939.