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325th Photographic Wing

Wing

8 Reconnaissance Wing (P) established by 8th Air Force order No. 69 on 19 February 1944 and headquarters established at AAF Station 113 Cheddington on 23 February 1944.
Eighth Air Force order No. 474 on 9 August 1944 formalized the 8 Reconnaissance Wing (P) to the "325 Photo Wing, Reconnaissance" at High Wycombe.

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  • 25th Bomb Group

    25th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...

  • 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...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2018 11:05:44 Emily Changes to nicknames and description
Sources

Moved text from Nickname to Unit history

Date Contributor Update
21 November 2018 15:34:07 Wattonman Changes to nicknames
Sources

Page 95, "The 25th Bomb Group (Rcn) in World War II", Schiffer Publishing Ltd., ISBN 978-0-7643-3950-9, 2011.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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