IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of Colerne Airfield looking east, the technical site and barracks are upper left, 8 September 1943. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC38. 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
Built in 1940 as an RAF Fighter Station, with US fighters based here in late 1942.