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27th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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  • 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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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Mount Farm

Connections

People

  • Gerald Adams

    Military | Colonel | Pilot/Squadron Commander | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Harmon Adams

    Military | Sergeant | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Howard Adcock

    Military | Corporal | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Joseph Adler

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Raymond Aggen

    Military | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Atmar Alexander

    Military | Master Sergeant | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

  • Max Alley

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    July 31, 1944 successfully completed 30 missions over enemy held territory. Flew meteorlogial sorties to St. Lo and took photos of the town.

  • Daniel Alvino

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

  • Douglas Anderson

    Military | Lieutenant | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
    On 10 June 1944, Lt Anderson was assigned a mission to secure photos of railway movement at Capellen, Belgium. A low cloud base compelled the pilot to fly the mission at zero altitude. Lt. Anderson observed 2 trains, each consisting of half box

  • John Andras

    Military | Sergeant | 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

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Aircraft

  • 43-29026

    P-38 Lightning

  • 43-5368

    UC-64/64A Norseman
    Delivered to the USAAF as aircraft No. 43-5368 on February 26, 1944 and flown to Fort Dix, New Jersey on March 1. Sent to Newark, New Jersey on March 31 for shipment to the 8th Air Force in Europe. Reported involved in an accident at Booker Field, UK....

  • 42-67113

    F-5 Lightning
    Lockheed F-5C 42-67113 14th PRS, 7th PRG, 8th AF. Crash landed in poor weather after losing one engine during an operational mission on 6 Mar 1944, Cat 4 damage.

  • 42-12979

    F-5 Lightning
    8th AF / 7th PRG / 27th PRS - (RAF Mount Farm) ...

  • 42-67107

    F-5 Lightning

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 September 2016 12:08:54 general ira snapsorter Changes to type, unit encompassing associations, person associations, aircraft associations and stations
Sources

Consolidation of duplicate units and connections to reflect the 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group's structure according to "Air Force Combat Units of World War 2", Ed. Maurer Maurer, Office of Air Force History. Washingto D.C. 1983. (p.45)

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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