Douglas A-26 Invader

Douglas A 26 Invader NX26BP Bomber 450x330 - Douglas A-26 Invader

The Douglas A-26 Invader is one of the toughest and most versatile planes created during WWII, somewhat amazingly there are still many of them in service fighting fires in the Northwestern United States (as can be seen in the 1989 Spielberg film “Always”).

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303 Ground Crew

world war 2 ground crew 450x330 - 303 Ground Crew

This undated WWII photograph shows a team of men unboxing some .303 ammunition, almost certainly to load it into the wing-guns of the Hawker Hurricane or Spitfire in the background.

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Hawker Hurricane

Hurricane Fighter Plane 450x330 - Hawker Hurricane

The Hawker Hurricane is one of the stand-out fighters of the second world war, it played a pivotal role during the Battle of Britain and actually outperformed the Spitfire, accounting for 1,593 out of the 2,739 total downed German planes during the conflict.

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