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An intelligence officer of the 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group and two assistants examine a processed film on a light box. Image stamped on reverse: 'Esten Illustrated.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 8 Jul 1943.' [stamp] and '273509.' [Censor no.]. Printed caption on reverse: 'Esten (Illus). Modern "Cyclops" of the USAAF. OPS 28: The Intelligence officer (with magnifying glass), his assistants and photographic officers carefully examine each film after processing. Negatives from which rush prints are made are selected. 8.7.43'

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An intellegence officer of the 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group and two assistants examine a processed film on a light box. Image stamped on reverse: 'Esten Illustrated.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 8 Jul 1943.' [stamp] and '273509.' [Censor no.]. Printed caption on reverse: 'Esten (Illus). Modern "Cyclops" of the USAAF. OPS 28: The Intelligence officer (with magnifying glass), his assistants and photographic officers carefully examine each film after processing. Negatives from which rush prints are made are selected. 8.7.43'

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  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

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    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...

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Date Contributor Update
06 April 2018 10:25:55 Lucy May Changes to caption
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Corrected typo

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:24:04 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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