IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Colonel James G Hall, Commander, Major James Wright, Group operations and Captain George A Lawson of the 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group with the nose of an F-5 Lightning. 1943. Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed by AAF STA 234. Not to be published.' [stamp]
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 | Colonel | Commanding Officer
See the book 'The Eyes of the Eighth' by Patricia Keen in which there are some 20 references to Hall. Also 9 pictures
ETO Ribbon, Air Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross
Military | Colonel | Pilot; Commanding Officer
3rd youngest Combat Commander of a Group in WWII at age 25 years. Advanced from Aviation Cadet to Lt. Col from 14 February 1942 to 8 February 1944--6 days less than 2 yrs. A record for Flying School Class - 42 B