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2nd Lt Robert B Hilborn, 14th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 8th AF.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    Based for the majority of their service at Mount Farm, Oxfordshire, the 7th Photographic Group (Reconnaissance) took over three million intelligence photos during the course of 4,251 sorties over occupied Europe. The Group was awarded a Distinguished...

  • 14th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron


  • Robert Hilborn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down on photo recon mission to Stuttgart by Lt Alfred Schreiber (EKdo 262) in Me262A-1a, WerkNr. 110372, white 3 over Lechfeld at 14:40, pilot 2nd Lt Robert B Hilborn bailed and captured 18:00 became POW. 5th Sept 44. MACR 8667 / Luftwaffe...


  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...


Date Contributor Update
24 March 2015 20:46:39 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations and aircraft associations

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2015 20:45:27 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations