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

Aerial photograph of Wittering airfield looking south, the technical site with 2 C-Type hangars is to the left of the airfield, 9 May 1944. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7GR/LOC334. 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

  • Wittering

    Military site : airfield
    Wittering, now in Cambridgeshire, began as RFC Stamford in 1916. By the end of the First World War, it had been renamed RAF Wittering, and was used by both British and American aircraft. It had six hangars, fifteen aircraft sheds and many other...

Revisions

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

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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