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13th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

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  • 3rd Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    3rd Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    Group
    The 3rd Photographic Group were stationed only briefly in Britain and flew no missions from either Membury or Steeple Morden. They were reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force and undertook photographic reconnaissance in support of operations in the...

  • 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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People

  • Calvin Aber

    Military | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Morris Adler

    Military | Corporal | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Husep Akeke

    Military | Sergeant | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Delbert Alexander

    Military | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Glenn Allen

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    KNO. Crashed NE of Mt. Farm, while on a training flight in F-5A#42-13279. Instantaneous death when his a/c crashed 1 1/2 miles NE of the Mount Farm.

  • Daniel Alvino

    Military | First Lieutenant | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    ETO ribbon

  • Theodore Ames

    Military | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Douglas Ammons

    Military | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Edward Anderson

    Military | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Hyrum Anderson

    Military | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

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Aircraft

  • 42-12775

    F-5 Lightning
    F-5 Lightning 42-12775, 13th PRS, 7th PRG, 8th AF, lost on photo recon mission from Mount Farm to Antwerp, missing 4th April 1943 near Antwerp, Belgium, presumed down in the North Sea. Pilot Jack R Campbell MIA/KIA. MACR 15. ...

  • 43-28331

    F-5 Lightning

  • 43-28990

    P-38 Lightning

  • 44-11569

    P-51 Mustang

  • 44-15579

    P-51 Mustang

  • 44-23515

    P-38 Lightning
    P-38J field modified to 'Droop Snoot*' configuration and fitted out with equipment and aerials for Elint** work. Detached to 192 Sqn*** RAF for Elint** missions. ...

  • EN904

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire EN904 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • 44-11748

    P-51 Mustang

  • 43-28479

    P-38 Lightning
    P-38J field modified to 'Droop Snoot*' configuration and fitted out with equipment and aerials for Elint** work. Detached to 192 Sqn*** RAF for Elint** missions. ...

  • BM590 'Olga'

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire BM590 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 January 2015 10:27:10 Lucy May Changes to mission associations
Sources

Combined two entries for this squadron. Source for the now deleted duplicate entry that was named '13th Photographic Squadron':
Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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