Undertaking long and arduous maritime patrols, Wellington Mk.VIIIsperformed reconnaissance, anti-submarine and anti-shipping strike roles in the vital battle against German U-boats, helping to keep Britains sea lanes open and preventing Axis forces re-supplying by sea. BAE SYSTEMS is a registered trade mark of BAE Systems plc.
Vickers Wellington GR MK.VIII No.172 Squadron, Royal Air Force Chivenor, Devon, England, October 1942.
Vickers Wellington GR MK.VIII No. 38 Squadron, Royal Air Force Gambut, Libya, Late 1942.
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