The holes are the result of splinters from an anti-aircraft rocket that exploded next to this Handley Page Halifax Mark II over Central Europe. Remarkably she was able to make it back to base in Italy.

The holes are the result of splinters from an anti-aircraft rocket that exploded next to this Handley Page Halifax Mark II over Central Europe. Remarkably she was able to make it back to base in Italy.

Handley Page Halifax correct configuration for late 1943 in 76 Sq (though this isn't from 76)

Handley Page Halifax correct configuration for late 1943 in 76 Sq (though this isn't from 76)

Handley Page Halifax B Mark II W1007 'NF-U' of No. 138 (Special Duties) Squadron RAF resting on its nose at Tempsford Bedfordshire having burst a tyre on landing and swung off the runway.

Handley Page Halifax B Mark II W1007 'NF-U' of No. 138 (Special Duties) Squadron RAF resting on its nose at Tempsford Bedfordshire having burst a tyre on landing and swung off the runway.

RCAF Handley Page Halifax Bomber

RCAF Handley Page Halifax Bomber

bmashina: “ Preparation for combat mission British bomber Handley Page Halifax ”

bmashina: “ Preparation for combat mission British bomber Handley Page Halifax ”

Beam gunners inside a Handley Page Halifax.  Because of the large gunport openings, the interior of the Halifax could become numbingly cold, especially at 20,000 feet.  Gunners wore special electrically heated flight suits which were plugged directly into the aircraft's electrical system.  The leads can be seen running over the forward gunner's shoulder.

Beam gunners inside a Handley Page Halifax. Because of the large gunport openings, the interior of the Halifax could become numbingly cold, especially at 20,000 feet. Gunners wore special electrically heated flight suits which were plugged directly into the aircraft's electrical system. The leads can be seen running over the forward gunner's shoulder.

BlitzoCast 005 – Aviones de leyenda – Handley Page Halifax | World War II Social Place

BlitzoCast 005 – Aviones de leyenda – Handley Page Halifax | World War II Social Place

Handley Page Halifax III Bomber one-off night display at the Yorkshire Air Museum - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/handley-page-halifax-iii-bomber-one-off-night-display-yorkshire-air-museum.html

Handley Page Halifax III Bomber one-off night display at the Yorkshire Air Museum - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/handley-page-halifax-iii-bomber-one-off-night-display-yorkshire-air-museum.html

The Handley Page Halifax was one of the British front-line, four-engined heavy bombers of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War.

The Handley Page Halifax was one of the British front-line, four-engined heavy bombers of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War.

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