IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Two engineers of the 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group remove cameras from an F-5 Lightning. Image stamped on reverse: 'Esten Illustrated.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 8 Jul 1943.' [stamp] and '273532.' [Censor no.] A printed caption was previously attached to the reverse, however this has been removed.
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...