About this object65 Squadron. 4 Spitfires awaiting takeoff. YT-V and YT-N identified. Records show that at no time during the war was this squadron based at Biggin Hill.
This photo may have been taken at Tangmere or Westhampnett where the squadron was based 1940/1941.
In September 1980 RAF Biggin Hill gathered together a collection of photographs from museums, commercial and private individuals to mount an exhibition to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The collection was passed on to Bob Ogley when the RAF withdrew from Biggin Hill.
This photograph is part of the Bob Ogley Photograph Collection.
Place MadeRAF Tangmere
PeriodSecond World War
Medium and Materials1: photographic negative
Measurements1: H 100 mm x W 125 mm
2: H 185 mm x W 145 mm