IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of Gosfield airfield looking north west, the bomb dump is at the top 9 November 1943, taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC73. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).
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...
Military site : airfield
First used as an airfield during the First World War, when known as Royal Flying Corps/RAF Sible Hedingham, it was built as Gosfield for the Eighth Air Force and then Ninth Air Force in 1942-43. Home to first the 365th Fighter Group, then the 397th...