Western Desert, Egypt. 5 January 1942. En route to a raid on Halfaya, this pilot of a Bristol ...

Units
Accession Number MED0297
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative acetate
Place made North Africa: Western Desert, Western Desert (Egypt)
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Western Desert, Egypt. 5 January 1942. En route to a raid on Halfaya, this pilot of a Bristol Blenheim bomber aircraft looks through his gunsight as the raiding aircraft sweep down on the isolated Axis positions. Ceaseless attacks are being carried out by RAF and Free French squadrons.