The Short Sunderland flying boat, known to the Germans as Fliegendes Stachelschwein (Flying Porcupine) was the UK's premier reconnaissance/patrol bomber.
- "The War to Date" is a four-page pictorial from April, 1941, featuring action and detail photos from the European theater, including:
- A Sunderland on patrol off Greece, with an inset showing relief-crew quarters.
- "Coastal Command" [ HTML ] describes the use of the Sunderland in fulfilling the mission of Coastal Command.
- "Flying Battleships" [ HTML ] describes the plane with emphasis on details of maintenance.
- "Coastal Command" [ HTML ] includes 3 photos:
- "A Coastal Command Sunderland circles a convoy from the United States."; shows only right-wing float.
- Powerful Coastal Command weapon is the Short Sunderland flying boat.It has four 850-hp engines."; shows Sunderland in flight seen from 10 o'clock high.
- "A vivid impression of the size of the Sunderland is given by this view of the two mid-fuselage gunners at their posts."; shows partial interior view with waist gunners at station. View seems to be looking forward.
- A Yearbook entry from 1943 shows a Sunderland over water, seen from 9 o'clock high.
- A Yearbook entry from 1944 shows a Sunderland from below the left wing.
- A Yearbook entry from 1945 shows a Sunderland III from 2 o'clock high, with a dimensioned 3-view line drawing.