34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

Squadron
P-38 Lightnings, including (serial number 42-8624) and (serial number 42-3235), of the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: '19/8/44.'

Object Number - FRE 10103 - F-5E Lightnings of the 34th Reconnaissance Squadron of the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group in flight. The closest aircraft to the camera with...

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Chalgrove

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 13th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-661430
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-25689
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Photo Reconnaissance Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Reconnaissance Group (Provisional) 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Reconnaissance Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Photo Reconnaissance Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: F-5 Lightning
  • Nicknames: Mary
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: F-5 Lightning
  • Nicknames: Heat Wave Hatty
  • Unit: 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: F-5 Lightning
  • Nicknames: Snooperman
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: F-5 Lightning
  • Nicknames: Margy
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron
P-38 Lightnings, including (serial number 42-8624) and (serial number 42-3235), of the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: '19/8/44.'
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Nicknames: Strato Snob
  • Unit: 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

Revisions

Date28 Sep 2016 15:47:49
Sources

Consolidation of duplicate units and connections to reflect the 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)

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)

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:48
ContributorAAM
Sources

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

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