An RAF fighter pilot at rest. 1940.
One of my work colleagues lent me these old WW2 press photographs he picked up at a sale a few years ago.
"Thrusting into sand bags with bayonets are Dutch naval cadets, dressed in British battle dress for Home Guard duty. The men are continuing their training here after escaping from the famous naval college of Den Helder after Holland was overrun by Nazis. They will later join Dutch warships fighting with Britain. The college is run entirely by Dutch personnel." 1940.
The Duke of Gloucester meets New Zealand Maori soldiers. 1940.