Ground crew performing maintenance tasks on Stirling bomber, date unknownStirling bomber N6101 of No 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit RAF, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, Apr 1942UK Royal Air Force Stirling bombers, acting as glider tugs, lining at the runway at Tarrant Rushton, England, United Kingdom, May-Jun 1944; note invasion stripsBritish men of 3rd Platoon, 21st Independent Parachute Company at Fairford, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom for Operation Market I, 17 Sep 1944; note background Stirling Mark IV aircraft of 6
Ground crew performing maintenance tasks on Stirling bomber, date unknownStirling bomber N6101 of No 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit RAF, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, Apr 1942UK Royal Air Force Stirling bombers, acting as glider tugs, lining at the runway at Tarrant Rushton, England, United Kingdom, May-Jun 1944; note invasion stripsBritish men of 3rd Platoon, 21st Independent Parachute Company at Fairford, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom for Operation Market I, 17 Sep 1944; note background Stirling Mark IV aircraft of 6
British Stirling Mark IV bomber LK115 Wing Commander G. E. Harrison of 190 Squadron RAF recounting Operation Market I glider towing mission to Group Captain A. H. Wheeler, Fairford, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, 17 Sep 1944
British Stirling Mark IV bomber LK115 '8S-Z' of 295 Squadron RAF taking off from Harwell, Oxfordshire, England, UK towing an Airspeed Horsa glider, 17 Sep 1944Wing Commander G. E. Harrison of 190 Squadron RAF recounting Operation Market I glider towing mission to Group Captain A. H. Wheeler, Fairford, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, 17 Sep 1944
Further Reading

Read more about Stirling



Search WW2DB & Partner Sites


Famous WW2 Quote
"You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory. Victory at all costs. Victory in spite of all terrors. Victory, however long and hard the road may be, for without victory there is no survival."

Winston Churchill