IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of Chalgrove airfield, looking south, the perimeter is under construction, Chalgrove village is to the right of the airfield, 11 September 1943. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC41. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).
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 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...