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  • Military aircrafts outside a hangar

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two military aircrafts outside a hangar. One of them is an Anson C19 VM 355, which is being serviced by British servicemen. Aircraft maintenance tools are can be seen near the entrance of the hangar. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A British RAF Standard Vanguard van [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a British cadet standing by an open door of a Standard Vanguard van, which is a British RAF crew transport vehicle. The van is parked in a field. Behind the cadet is a shirtless serviceman in a shed checking his camera. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • A group of servicemen with their transport on a jungle road

    Transportation · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a group of British officers on stand down mode on a road near a jungle. Some of them are waiting by their truck, car or pick-up while others are sitting inside their vehicles. Another group is sitting on the road. Behind them are thick forest hills. Title...
  • Dragonfly helicopter picking up the wounded, 1953 [2]

    Transportation · Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of a Dragonfly helicopter flying at low altitude above a football field. At the left far end of the field is a long line of spectators watching the operation. It appears to be a demonstration to pick up the wounded. Dragonflies were used by...
  • Close-up view of a stripped helicopter

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the innards of a helicopter after it is stripped from its body cover. It is parked in a hangar, and a ladder is at its side for servicing works. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Panoramic view of Tiger Moth flying over an airfield

    Transportation · Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Tiger Moth, a primary trainer aircraft, flying at low altitude above an airfield. The photograph captures the sprawling airfield and airstrip, the trees, mountain ranges and the uninterrupted skyline. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Dragonfly helicopter picking up the wounded, 1953 [4]

    Transportation · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a a Dragonfly helicopter in the air with a casket in what appears to be an evacuation exercise. In June 1953, a demonstration on the evacuation of the wounded was staged near the Kuala Lumpur airfield. Dragonflies were used by the RAF for casualty evacuation and extraction...
  • A British RAF Standard Vanguard van [2]

    Transportation · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a close-up rear view of a Standard Vanguard van, which is a British RAF crew transport vehicle. Parked in an airfield, the back door of the automobile is open to reveal a long seat. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Spectators at an airfield

    Transportation · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a group of spectators gathering on a field to watch a Valetta military aircraft running a supply drop. Among the audience are security officers in uniform. There are also many children in the crowd. Vickers Valetta aircrafts were used for supply drops to British army troops in...
  • Dragonfly helicopter picking up the wounded, 1953 [1]

    Transportation · Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a Dragonfly helicopter on a football field in what appears to be an evacuation demonstration. A group of officers are trying to move a casket supposedly to contain a wounded into the helicopter. A civilian photographer as well as air force staff are...
  • A military helicopter on a supply drop

    Politics and Government · Transportation
    This photograph shows a wide view of a military helicopter on a supply drop. It is flying at low altitude above a field with a sack of supplies suspended from its body. The mountain ranges behind the field are visible in the background. Helicopters are used by the British forces...
  • Military aircraft being serviced in a hangar, Kuala Lumpur [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a military aircraft being serviced in a hangar. It captures the wings and front section of the aircraft. Several staff working on the aircraft are partially visible on the right. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Aircrafts in a camp's airfield [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of military air crafts in an airfield of an airbase camp. It also capture a rear view of several service crew checking an aircraft. The photograph also captures the airfield's flooring and hangar. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A Sycamore helicopter [1]

    Transportation · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a side view of a Bristol Sycamore helicopter being inspected in an airfield. The Sycamore first entered Malaya in 1953 and replaced the older Dragonfly helicopters in casualty evacuation and extraction missions of ground troops during the Malayan Emergency (1948-1960). One of the Sycamore's drawback is its...
  • A Vickers Valetta aircraft on a supply drop [2]

    Politics and Government · Transportation
    This photographs show an airborne Vickers Valetta military aircraft on a supply drop. It bears the serial number WJ493. The plane was delivered in 1951 and was struck off in 1959 due to damage that is beyond repair. Vickers Valetta aircrafts were used for supply drops to British army troops...
  • Dragonfly helicopter picking up the wounded, 1953 [5]

    Transportation · Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Dragonfly helicopter in the air taken from the ground, in what appears to be an evacuation demonstration. In June 1953, a demonstration on the evacuation of the wounded was staged near the Kuala Lumpur airfield. Dragonflies were used by the RAF for casualty evacuation and extraction...
  • A Vickers Valetta aircraft on a supply drop [1]

    Transportation · Politics and Government
    This photographs show an airborne Vickers Valetta military aircraft on a supply drop. The door of the aircraft is open and a drop is visible at the top right corner of the photograph. Vickers Valetta aircrafts were used for military supply drops to British army troops in the jungle during...
  • Airbase staff in a hangar, Kuala Lumpur [1]

    Transportation · Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two staff working in an airbase hangar in Kuala Lumpur. One of them is a British serviceman while the other is a local. The body of an aircraft is visible at the back of the hangar. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A Vickers Valetta aircraft on a supply drop [3]

    Politics and Government · Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a Vickers Valetta as it flies away from the airfield after a supply drop. A parachute carrying supplies can be seen descending to the ground. Military officers are seen watching the operation from behind the football field's goal post. In the background to...
  • Airbase staff servicing an aircraft in a hangar, Kuala Lumpur [1]

    Transportation · Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows three airbase staff servicing a military aircraft in a hangar. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A Sycamore helicopter [3]

    Transportation · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a close-up front view of a Bristol Sycamore helicopter. It captures the helicopter's nose, an open door and the aircraft's blades. The Sycamore first entered Malaya in 1953 and replaced the older Dragonfly helicopters in casualty evacuation and extraction missions of ground troops during the Malayan Emergency...
  • United State Navy aircraft in an airfield

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a side view of a United States Navy aircraft with a serial number 5122E. It is parked in an airfield along with another, partially hidden, aircraft. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A Sycamore helicopter [2]

    Transportation · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a front view of a Bristol Sycamore helicopter in an airfield. It captures the helicopter's nose, an open door and the aircraft's three rotor blades. There is a crew standing near the body with his head hidden by the open door of the helicopter. The Sycamore first...
  • Aircrafts in a camp's airfield [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of air crafts in an airfield of an airbase camp. It also captures the airfield flooring and hangar. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.