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8th Air Force

4 August 1944

Official description

Not yet known

Description

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Mission details

1.

Description

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Not yet known

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...

Mission Statistics

2.

Description

SCOUTING MISSION

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

DH98 Scouting for bombers.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

3. ATLANTIC OCEAN

Description

WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Not yet known

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

4. BREST

Description

WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

DH98

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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