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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.

Aerial photograph of Colerne Airfield looking north, the technical site and barracks are upper right, 4 December 1943. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC94. 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

  • Colerne

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1940 as an RAF Fighter Station, with US fighters based here in late 1942.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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