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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Aerial photograph of Aldermaston airfield looking north west, 19 August 1943. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC35. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).

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Units

  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    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...

Locations

  • Aldermaston

    Military site : airfield
    Aldermaston was built for RAF use in 1941-1942, and handed over to the Eighth Air Force in 1942. It was home to several Troop Carrier Groups, and became an airfield of the Ninth Air Force in 1943. Handed back to the RAF in 1945, it was placed on Care...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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