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Avro Lancaster Bomber

Avro Lancaster Bomber in 21 Extraordinary Photographs

The personnel required to keep one Avro Lancaster flying on operations, taken at Scampton, Lincolnshire. Front row (left to right); flying control officer, WAAF parachute packer, meteorological officer, seven aircrew (pilot and captain, navigator and observer, air bomber, flight engineer, wireless operator/air gunner and two air gunners): second row. Twelve flight maintenance crew (left to …

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Movie Polish 303 Fighter Squadron

Movie about Polish 303 Fighter Squadron (RAF) confirmed

The Polish Army Museum has held a press conference on April 14, 2016, in which they confirmed an upcoming movie about the Polish 303 Fighter Squadron of the Royal Air Force. The movie will be based on the book “303 Squadron: The Legendary Battle of Britain Fighter Squadron” by the late Polish writer Arkady Fiedler (1894-1985), who …

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The Spitfire Pilot who convinced his captors to be his prisoners

Peter During, a SAAF Spitfire Pilot during World War II, was shot down early 1945 and taken POW.. Only he convinced his captors to become his Prisoners! Peter’s service began in July 1942, when he joined the South African Air Force (SAAF) and was sent to No. 75 Air School, Lyttleton for ground and armoured cars …

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Gordon Frederick Cummins

British soldier Gordon Cummins used German air raids to become a serial killer

The bravery and resilience of most who survived the Luftwaffe attacks during Germany’s World War II Blitz over London is beyond reproach. But let’s face it, some people are a–holes. Gordon Cummins is one of those (Ref.1). For the duration of the Blitz, the city’s populace was forced to shelter in darkness. Blackout curtains were placed …

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Me262 at former Luftwaffe Airfield Lübeck

Luftwaffe and RAF Aircraft on Lübeck Airport, 1946

Argunners Magazine has the privilege to publish a selection of photographs from Gerald Trevor Roberts’ archive, who served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II. After World War II had ended, he was transferred to the former Luftwaffe airfield of Lübeck – Lübeck Airport is now a minor German international airport–, where he served …

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Spitfire helps out Vulcan top

Spitfire helping out Vulcan Bomber during Nose Wheel Emergency

The publisher of the video Jonathan Winton was on September 5, 2015 in Prestwick to watch the Scottish Airshow 2015. He captioned “I wanted to see the Vulcan one last time before she’s retired in the next month or so.” Little did he know he would witness the Vulcan Bomber having problems with extending his nose wheel …

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WWII Airplane Graveyard - Avenger aircraft wreck in Kwajalein Atoll (Credits: Brandi Mueller for Argunners)

Wrecks of Kwajalein Atoll – A Stunning World War 2 Aircraft Graveyard

Brandi Mueller, a Merchant Mariner licensed by the U.S. Coastguard, captured incredible photos of an airplane graveyard in Kwajalein Atoll, containing over 150 Allied World War 2 aircraft, lying 30 feet under the Pacific Ocean near the Marshall Islands, more specific Kwajalein Atoll, Roi-Namur. Kwajalein Atoll is an incredible diving site but also a restricted …

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Interesting color footage of Spitfire IX MJ730

Original WWII color footage of World War II aircraft including Spitfire IX MJ730 shot by Memphis Belle director William Wyler in 1944. Other footage include the B-17 and P-51. The Spitire was build at Castle Bromwich Factory, Brimingham, UK, 1943 and saw its first flight on 10 December 1943. On May 9, 1944 the aircraft …

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