Gibraltar (3)

A view of the Princess Royal Battery armed with a 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun, taken from the top of the Rock of Gibraltar. Spain can be seen in the background, 17 November 1941.(Not the perfect angle, but the still the same place)
Then image: © IWM GM 90
Now image:  www.Nowstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Gibraltar (2)

Airmen of the Special Erection Party assemble a Hawker Hurricane and a Supermarine Spitfire Mark V unpacked from crates at North Front, Gibraltar. The Special Erection Party was established at Gibraltar in July 1942 to assemble and test fly aircraft crated from Britain by sea for the reinforcement of Malta.
Then image: © IWM CM 6694
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / J. Dortmundt


Gibraltar (1)

Men of the Black Watch Regiment observing the scene below using a telescope from a vantage point on the Rock, 4 January 1942.
Then image: © IWM GM 256
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / M. van Schie