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Ellis B Edwards

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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...

  • 22nd Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-24225

    F-5 Lightning

  • 44-63690 'Jets Delight'

    P-51 Mustang
    P-51D 'Jets Delight' - Named from the P-51's duty of protecting the F-5s from the jet menace. Flown by Lt Ellis B 'Bruce' Edwards.

Associated Place

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

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Date Contributor Update
01 January 2016 10:21:24 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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