IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of the west end of Stoney Cross airfield looking north, a dispersal area is on the right, 30 April 1944. Photograph taken by 14th Photographic Squadron, 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/14PH/GP/LOC324. 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
Planned as a secret, emergency airfield, Stoney Cross was developed during 1942-43 as an advance base for both fighters and bombers. Occupied by the RAF from January 1943, before construction was complete, the station had eventually three concrete...