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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.

A military policeman of the 1181st Military Police Company at his post at Steeple Morden, home of the 355th Fighter Group. Image by Alexander "Cal" Sloan Written on slide casing: 'MP Post Steeple Morden, 355 FG.'

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Units

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 1181st Military Police Company

People

  • Alexander Sloan

    Military
    Alexander Sloan, known as 'Cal' worked as a professional photographer, using a Zeiss Contax 35mm camera, prior to enlistment. ...

Locations

  • Steeple Morden

    Military site : airfield
    Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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