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Landing Collection

Background imageLanding Collection: Salmon fishing with ghillie from a boat on the River Wye

Salmon fishing with ghillie from a boat on the River Wye, Herefordshire. This picture story caused a rumpus when it was published in The Times on Tuesday Jan 27th 1987 - the day that the salmon

Background imageLanding Collection: D-Day - British and Canadian troops landing - Juno Beach

D-Day - British and Canadian troops landing - Juno Beach
British and Canadian 3rd Division troops land at Juno Beach. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases - the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an

Background imageLanding Collection: D-Day - Landing in France - Omaha Beach

D-Day - Landing in France - Omaha Beach
American assault troops prepare to disembark their landing craft as it approaches the beach head, Omaha Beach. The smoke visible in the background attests to the massive naval artillery assault

Background imageLanding Collection: North Landing, Flamborough, Yorkshire

North Landing, Flamborough, Yorkshire
North Landing, Flamborough, near Bridlington, Yorkshire, England. Date: 1900s

Background imageLanding Collection: Vickers VC10 C1 XR808 10 Sqn RAF Hong Kong 1968

Vickers VC10 C1 XR808 10 Sqn RAF Hong Kong 1968
Vickers VC10 C1 XR808 of 10 Squadron RAF Transport Command landing at Kai Tak, Hong Kong in 1968 Date: 1968

Background imageLanding Collection: White Star dock with three liners, Southampton

White Star dock with three liners, Southampton
White Star dock at Southampton with three liners, RMS Aquitania, Mauretania and Olympic. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageLanding Collection: The Normandy Landings - 6th June 1944 - WW2

The Normandy Landings - 6th June 1944 - WW2. Note the American soldier in the landing craft holding a metal detector to sweep for landmines. Date: 1944

Background imageLanding Collection: Excelsior Pavilion and Boat Landing - Lake Minnetonka, USA

Excelsior Pavilion and Boat Landing - Lake Minnetonka, USA
Excelsior Pavilion and Boat Landing - Lake Minnetonka, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageLanding Collection: Amy Johnson 1930

Amy Johnson 1930
Miss Amy Johnson overhauling her Gypsy Moth aeroplane after landing in Australia. She was the first woman pilot to fly alone to Australia

Background imageLanding Collection: Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale

Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale
The Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a Force 8 gale. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it

Background imageLanding Collection: Normandy Invasion 1944

Normandy Invasion 1944
A depiction by C.E.Turner of a scene during the early morning of 6th June 1944 as British forces make an amphibious landing on one of the Normandy beaches during D-Day

Background imageLanding Collection: Aerial view of Wolf Rock Lighthouse, off Lands End, Cornwall

Aerial view of Wolf Rock Lighthouse, off Lands End, Cornwall
Aerial view of Wolf Rock Lighthouse, between Lands End and the Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, with the landing pad visible at the top. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageLanding Collection: Trinity College of Music, Mandeville Place, London

Trinity College of Music, Mandeville Place, London -- Entrance Hall, showing main staircase leading upwards. circa 1922

Background imageLanding Collection: Paratroops landing on the outskirts of Arnhem

Paratroops landing on the outskirts of Arnhem
Photograph: Paratroops landing on the outskirts of Arnhem. Taken by Sgt D M Smith, Army Film and Photographic Unit, Arnhem, 17 Sep 1944

Background imageLanding Collection: Pilgrim Monument, Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA

Pilgrim Monument, Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA
The Pilgrim Monument and Bas Relief Tablet on Town Hill, Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA. It commemorates the signing of the Compact and the first landing place of the Pilgrims on 11 November 1620

Background imageLanding Collection: Gravesend / Milton C1840?

Gravesend / Milton C1840?
Gravesend, Kent: proposed development at Milton-on-Thames at the Royal Terrace Pier and Gardens

Background imageLanding Collection: Croydon from the Air

Croydon from the Air
Croydon Airport as passengers see it immediately after take- off or prior to landing

Background imageLanding Collection: Aerial view of Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Isles of Scilly

Aerial view of Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Isles of Scilly
Aerial view of the Bishop Rock Lighthouse. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it

Background imageLanding Collection: Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Dardanelles - WW2 - Landing supplies

Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Dardanelles - WW2 - Landing supplies
Anzac Cove, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, Dardanelles - WW2 - Landing supplies - view looking towards ArAnburnu, 1915 Date: 1915

Background imageLanding Collection: The four-wheel main landing gear of a Convair B-36

The four-wheel main landing gear of a Convair B-36. Each main wheel has a diameter of 56in

Background imageLanding Collection: Five Vought F8U-1 Crusaders from VF-211

Five Vought F8U-1 Crusaders from VF-211 enter the landing pattern over the USS Midway in Far Eastern waters off the coast of the Philippines

Background imageLanding Collection: Sopwith Camel biplane in forced landing, France, WW1

Sopwith Camel biplane in forced landing, France, WW1
A British Sopwith Camel biplane after a forced landing in a field near Noyelles-sur-Escaut, northern France, towards the end of the First World War. Date: 8 October 1918

Background imageLanding Collection: Getting Off at the Seaside

Getting Off at the Seaside
If you want to " Get Off" at the seaside, do it THIS way - not THIS way! A man has more success getting off with the ladies than he does from an irate beach donkey! Date: circa 1910s

Background imageLanding Collection: D-Day - Bomber giving air support to infantry invasion

D-Day - Bomber giving air support to infantry invasion
A B-26 Martin Marauder of the 9th Airforce over the Normandy coast, giving air support to the landing craft on the beaches below

Background imageLanding Collection: If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier

If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier
An energetic man starts the day in his dressing gown by diving off the mantelpiece of his living room, using his wifes head as a springboard

Background imageLanding Collection: American Troops heading for Normandy on D-Day; Second Worl

American Troops heading for Normandy on D-Day; Second Worl
American infanrymen in a landing craft heading towards the shore of Normandy on the morning of D-Day, 6 June 1944

Background imageLanding Collection: American Troops landing on D-Day; Second World War, 1944

American Troops landing on D-Day; Second World War, 1944
Photograph showing American troops storming one of the Normandy beaches on D-Day, 6 June 1944. This image shows the first tanks charging through the water to the shore

Background imageLanding Collection: Allied Airborne Army Parachutes in Holland; Second World War

Allied Airborne Army Parachutes in Holland; Second World War
Aerial photograph showing parachutes of the Allied Airborne Army floating down to earth and discarded ones, after landing, in Holland, September 1944

Background imageLanding Collection: Conwy Castle Wales - from the landing place

Conwy Castle Wales - from the landing place Date: circa 1880

Background imageLanding Collection: Herring Boats landing their catch - Whitby, North Yorkshire

Herring Boats landing their catch - Whitby, North Yorkshire
Herring Boats landing their catch at the Port of Whitby, North Yorkshire. Date: circa 1907

Background imageLanding Collection: Flamborough Head

Flamborough Head
The North Landing, Flamborough Head, Yorkshire, England; the chalk cliff is riddled with former smuggling caves. Date: 1950s

Background imageLanding Collection: Baron Manfred von Richthofen, German air ace, WW1

Baron Manfred von Richthofen, German air ace, WW1
Baron Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (1892-1918), also known as the Red Baron, legendary German fighter pilot during the First World War

Background imageLanding Collection: Douglas Dakota picking up a glider, Normandy; Second World W

Douglas Dakota picking up a glider, Normandy; Second World W
Illustration showing a Douglas Dakota, C-47 Skytrain, swooping down with a hook trailing to pick up a Waco glider, Normandy, France, 1944

Background imageLanding Collection: British First Airborne Troops march towards Arnhem; Second W

British First Airborne Troops march towards Arnhem; Second W
Photograph showing men of the British First Airborne Division marching into Arnhem with their guns and equipment, after landing outside the town, September 1944

Background imageLanding Collection: Americans Omaha Beach

Americans Omaha Beach
American troops landing on Omaha beach, Normandy, France, as part of the Allied D-Day landings

Background imageLanding Collection: Autogyro Landing Pad

Autogyro Landing Pad
In tomorrows cities, the autogyro landing pad will be a standard feature, enabling travelers to fly directly to the city centre, landing on a rooftop

Background imageLanding Collection: Hunting of the Snark

Hunting of the Snark
The Landing of the Hunters

Background imageLanding Collection: Smugglers landing their cargo

Smugglers landing their cargo
The sun dispelling a mist, with smugglers landing their cargo

Background imageLanding Collection: H. M.s Curacoa 1865

H. M.s Curacoa 1865
Conflicts with the savages of the New Hebrides, South Pacific Ocean. Boats of the Curacoa landing sailors and marines. A landing party of 180 seamen and marines, commanded by Captain Dent

Background imageLanding Collection: Silema, Malta - View of the long promenade

Silema, Malta - View of the long promenade
Sliema is a resort town on the east coast of the Mediterranean island of Malta. The waterfront features a long promenade (as shown here). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageLanding Collection: Beagle A. 61 Terrier 2 G-ASAC

Beagle A. 61 Terrier 2 G-ASAC
Beagle A.61 Terrier 2 G-ASAC (msn B.606, ex WE587), of the Airways Aero Club. Auster converted a number of ex- Army aircraft which became the Auster 6B

Background imageLanding Collection: The Landing Stage at Ahvaz, Iran - WWI Xmas card

The Landing Stage at Ahvaz, Iran - WWI Xmas card
A rather unusual Christmas Greetings postcard, featuring a World War One era soldier (serving on the Mesopotamian front) in patriotic pose before an inset view of the Landing Stage at Ahvaz - a city

Background imageLanding Collection: Nettuno-Anzio Front, Italy, by G. H. Davis

Nettuno-Anzio Front, Italy, by G. H. Davis
The battle of the beachhead -- an airmans view of the terrain. A pictorial map of the Nettuno-Anzio Front, showing roads, with the Alban Hills in the background

Background imageLanding Collection: German gliders in Battle of Crete by G. H. Davis

German gliders in Battle of Crete by G. H. Davis
Landing air troops: German gliders of the Battle of Crete during the Second World War. By the use of gliders, parachutes and mass-produced aeroplanes for crash landings

Background imageLanding Collection: Pouch Cove, Newfoundland - Fishing Stages

Pouch Cove, Newfoundland - Fishing Stages. A fishing stage is a wooden vernacular building, associated with cod fishing in Newfoundland, Canada

Background imageLanding Collection: The Blue Room at Borley Rectory

The Blue Room at Borley Rectory
Undated photograph of the Blue Room at Borley Rectory, where many manifestations took place. HPG/1/3/4 (vii)

Background imageLanding Collection: Rua da Calheta, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island, Azores

Rua da Calheta, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island, Azores
Rua da Calheta in the city of Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean. Date: circa 1908



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