Bf 109G-8 ‘White 14’ flown by Oblt. Heimo Emmerstorfer, Technisches Offizier, 1./NAGr. 12, Mostar, Spring 1944 . Emmerstorfer is here seen climbing down from ‘White 14’. The camo zig-zag stripe effect has been airbrushed on free-hand in the field and has a very irregular edge. Emmerstorfer’s logged 1134 flight hours as a recce pilot and flew 217 combat sorties.
Pilots of No 54 Squadron RAF gathered round a Supermarine Spitfire Mark IIA at Rochford, Essex. On the wing sits their Commanding Officer, Squadron Leader, Robert Findlay Boyd DFC & bar, with the squadron mascot "Crash".
Sqn Leader Geoffrey Wilson Northcott of 402 Sqn RCAF with his Spitfire Mk.V ‘City of Winnipeg’, serial number Between July 1941 and August 1945 Canadian born Jeff Northcott served with 401 Sqn, 603 Sqn, OTU, 402 Sqn (from May 1943 to July and Wing.
A Luftwaffe cameraman is thought to have captured the moments after Hurricane Mk I JU-V had clipped the starboard wing of 17Z-2 U5+FL of 3/KG2 at 6,000ft over Convoy Bread at 14.00 on 19 July 1940, losing its port wing. F/O Thomas PK "Peter" Higgs of No 111 Squadron RAF had reportedly fired at the bomber when being attacked by Obltn Walter Oesau of 7/JG51 in Me 109E-3 White 1. Both aircraft spun seawards out of control, killing 2 crewmen and the 23-year-old pilot on bailing out.