Ground crew servicing Supermarine Spitfire Mark VB, ER676 'HT-E', of No. 154 Squadron RAF in its dispersal at Souk el Khemis ('Victoria'), Tunisia. The aircraft failed to return from a mission escorting American B-25s to Tunis the following day.
pavelnkhv: “ “Fitters and armourers hurriedly service a Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX of No. 244 Wing RAF at Lentini West, Sicily.” (IWM caption) We think this could be a new arrival for 145 Squadron between July 13 and some time in September.