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A pilot at Fairlop airfield in Essex has a haircut during a break between sweeps. A Supermarine Spitfire is in the background. 1942.

A Royal Air Force pilot getting a haircut during a break between missions, Britain, 1942

RAF:   dash of flash... dotted scarf

"The average age of an RAF pilot in 1940 was The strain they were under is clearly written on the face of Squadron Leader Brian “Sandy" Lane pictured here aged He was killed in combat 2 years later." Click through for a wonderful site, Historical Times.

Lydia Litvyak. One of two Russian pilots who were the world’s only female fighting aces during World War II.

"Katya Budanova (Катя Буданова), was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With 11 air victories, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces along with Lydia Litvyak." She chose fighter ace over fashion model, apparently.

m4-shermayne:  lex-for-lexington:  Special attack (kamikaze) aircraft crashes into USS Essex CV-9, 1944.  They would fill the aircraft with explosives and run them into ships.

lex-for-lexington: Special attack (kamikaze) aircraft crashes into USS Essex They would fill the aircraft with explosives and run them into ships.

Men of SS-verfügungstruppen Regiment “Germania” most likely in the lowlands of France during Unternehman Fall Gelb.

German Soldiers during World War II They look like SS but their collar insignia has been removed or retouched. Note the Bergmann SMG of the leader.

The first German airman to be shot down in the invasion area stands dejected amongst other prisoners at a camp somewhere in England June 9 1944.

The first Nazi airman to be shot down in the invasion area, stands dejected amongst other prisoners at a camp somewhere in England, june He stand proud for German soldier!

der Führer

der Führer

A nazi third reich historical picture entitled " hitler near the end of world war 2 looking old and ill ". But he was determined as ever. Photo shows he was leaving East Prussia headquarters for the last night of his life and headed back to Berlin where

An Untersturmführer (2nd Lieutenant) of the Waffen-SS is searched by an american soldier straight after being captured. The G.I. is just taking the officers' watch | by GLORY. The largest archive of german WWII images

An Untersturmführer Lieutenant) of the Waffen-SS is searched by an american soldier straight after being captured. is just taking the officers' watch.

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