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

Personnel of the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group line up for tea from the YMCA Tea Car, besides an F-5 Lightning nicknamed "Sexy Sal". Image stamped on reverse: 'Current Affairs Ltd.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 3 Aug 1944.' [stamp] and '340288.' [censor no.] A printed caption was previously attached to the reverse, however this has been removed. Handwritten caption on reverse: ' Lady Ronaldshay YMCA tea car at Chalgrove? 'Sexy Sal' 423608, 42561. F-5 E/B 10 Photo group.'



  • Chalgrove

    Military site : airfield
    Chalgrove was built as a USAAF transport or observation unit base in 1943-44. Several reconnaissance units operated from the airfield, including the Ninth Air Force's 10th Photographic Group and 423rd Night Fighter Squadron (later 155th Reconnaissance...


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:21 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection