10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

Group
Personnel of the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group at Fürth airfield in Germany. F-5 Lightnings and a captured FW 190D are visible in the background. Image via R Woolner. Written on slide casing: 'Fürth 5/45, 10 PG.'

Object Number - FRE 7006 - Personnel of the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group at Fürth airfield in Germany. F-5 Lightnings and a captured FW 190D are visible in the...

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group Headquarters (10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-25328 / 0-235328 / 4376A
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group Headquarters (10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group)
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Commanding Officer

Connections

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

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Chalgrove 1944-08-11

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Rennes 1944-08-11 - 1944-08-30

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Chateaudun 1944-08-30 - 1944-09-30

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Saint-Dizier 1944-09-30 - 1944-11-01

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Conflans 1944-11-01

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Trier 1945-04-05

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Ober Olm 1945-04-05 - 1945-04-28

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Furth 1945-04-28 - 1945-05-08

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group Headquarters (10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group)
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group Headquarters (10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-25328 / 0-235328 / 4376A
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-695145
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group 12th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-796286
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 12th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-682612
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Reconnaissance Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: C-47 Skytrain
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 438th Troop Carrier Group 89th Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Phyllis
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
An F-6 Mustang (IX-H, serial number 42-103213) nicknamed "'Azel" of the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group.
  • Aircraft Type: F-6 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Azel Boomerang
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 162nd Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group
  • Aircraft Type: F-6 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Little Honey
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 12th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron

Mission

  • Date: 5 May 1945
  • Official Description: Tactical and photographic reconnaissance in forward areas.

Revisions

Date20 Jul 2021 14:35:37
ContributorEmily
Date22 Feb 2017 11:53:41
Sources

Stations added with details from:
- "Battle Colors Volume III - Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War Two' by Robert A. Watkins;

Date17 Dec 2016 00:59:00
ContributorSpooner
Sources

Known fact

Date28 Sep 2016 14:39:34
Sources

Consolidation of duplicate units and connections to reflect the 10th 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.50)

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:44
ContributorAAM
Sources

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

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