ww2 Formation Flying Photos .....

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And some Westland Whirlwinds ..........
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Here is a menacing image ..........
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Some Wellies .............
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The quality of this photo is not the best ............ but they are Stirlings ! The link is .. http://www.flickr.com/photos/damopabe/with/3120912516/
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Great photos all, but I particularly like the Tiffies in invasion stripes, looking very purposeful with rockets loaded :D

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here is some serious flak ............
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Not formation, but a night time view from an RAF aircraft, of AA fire over Brest 1941.
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That's some photo, Alan ........ thanks for posting it.
Here is another of formation flying.
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This actual photograph was taken by 635 Squadron Rear Gunner Pilot Officer Jack Catford in 1945, Jack was flying in F2 'T' Tommy PB949, Skipper Squadron Leader E.A.O. Mange DFC, on route to attack the Industrial/Town of Osnabruck in Germany on Sunday 25th March.
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A nice shot of a "gaggle" of 50 sqn Lancasters from RAF Swinderby, August 1942.
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