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Wellington

Feature Extract: Lancaster: World War Two’s Finest Bomber?

Was the Lancaster truly superior to all of its contemporaries? Felix Rowe compares the Avro to the other main attack aircraft types … Read More

Worker’s Weekend – Wellington LN514

Last month, we shared British Pathé newsreel footage showing Wellington bombers training with torpedoes, and we alluded to it being … Read More

New Role for the Wellington (1943 Footage)

This British Pathé newsreel shows a flight of Wellingtons – nicknamed the ‘Wimpy’, after a Popeye character  – … Read More

Firefighting in the Air – In Sgt James Ward VC’s Words

During the Second World War, RAF personnel regularly described their activities on the radio for listeners of the BBC. These broadcasts … Read More

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