Name/Titlephoto negative - pilots and ground crew standing on top of 'Y' shelter
About this objectPilots and ground crew standing on top of air raid shelter 'Y' watching Spitfires of 340 Ile de France Squadron taking off for a daily sweep. 10th from the left is Sergeant Vincent Bunting a pilot with 611 Squadron.
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.
Date Made19 January 1943
PeriodSecond World War
Medium and Materials1: photographic negative
Measurements1: H 100 mm x W 125 mm
2: H 185 mm x W 145 mm
Subject and Association KeywordsBiggin Hill
Subject and Association KeywordsSpitfire
Subject and Association Keywordsground crew
Subject and Association Keywords'Y' shelter
Subject and Association Keywords340 (Free French) Squadron