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NS710

Mosquito

Service

Units

  • 25th Bomb Group

    25th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...

  • 653rd Bomb Squadron
  • 8th Air Force

Places

  • Watton

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1939 as a medium bomber station with a grass airfield, Watton was occupied by the RAF until handed over to the Eighth Air Force in mid-1943. Improved initially with a single steel mat runway in 1943, plus 41 loop and 12 pan hardstandings, a...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK 24 March 1944

Hatfield Built PR Mk XVI, Contract 555/C.23(a) Between 24-3-1944 and 31-12-1944.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2015 15:11:16 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

USAAF Photo.

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2014 15:00:04 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, unit associations and place associations
Sources

USAAF Photo.

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