Tag: India

No.151 Operational Training Unit – an airman’s album

Recently I got a set of photographs purchased from Jim Payne ( http://www.throughtheireyes.co.uk) . Jim had  procured the album of an RAF airman K D Griffiths who was posted at No.151 Operational Training Unit at Peshawar.  The Album features 24 pages of…

Air Routes India (229 Group – Transport Command)

 This is a war time folder showing the Air Routes in India published by 229 Group of Transport Command. The folder has pages providing details of several war time staging airfields in India, starting with Karachi and its surroundings and…

In the Skies of Calcutta : A tribute to Maurice Pring

by Joydeep Sircar War came to Calcutta on the night of the 20th December, 1942. The Japanese had overrun Burma by May 1942, chasing the tattered remnants of British-Indian and Chinese troops across the jungle-clad hills of the Indo-Burma border,…