Tag : RAF

Bristol Beaufighter © 404 Squadron R.C.A.F.
Mar 20th, 2012 | | Colour Services | Museums | Organisations | Portfolio | 3 Comments

Bristol Beaufighter

Bristol Beaufighter Mk X with rockets. This machine is NE255/EE-H of No. 404 Squadron RCAF, of RAF Coastal Command at RAF Davidstow Moor, 21 August 1944. The Bristol Type 156 Beaufighter, often referred to as simply...

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British Standard Camouflage Colours 1
Oct 5th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | 31 Comments

Wartime Camouflage Colours

BS987C: 1942 - Camouflage Colours (1) This is a 'toe-in-the-water' blog. By that I mean that it makes no claim to be a definitive study of British camouflage colours of World War II, merely a distillation of my...

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Durlston Castle - Julian Sawyer
Jun 21st, 2011 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Durlston Castle, Dorset

Durlston Castle - credit Julian Sawyer Durlston Castle is located in Dorset, just outside the coastal town of Swanage in the southeast of the Isle of Purbeck. The Castle now houses a new Visitor Centre and is a...

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Patrick Baty has carried out an analysis of the paint on the exteriors of many of the buildings on this site in order to learn about its wartime appearance
Dec 9th, 2010 | | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

RAF Bicester

RAF Bicester was established in 1918. From 1918-1920 it was a three squadron training depot. It was closed from March 1920-January 1928 before becoming a one squadron bomber station. From 1939 until 1944 it...

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