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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A village near Maidenhead. Image by William Polley, 942nd Engineer Aviation Topographic Battalion, 8th Air Force. Associated caption: 'Country View, Maidenhead area, taken while stationed at "Pinetree", 8th AF Headquarters High Wycombe. 4/30/44-1/15/45.'



  • William Polley

    Spent 3 Years in ETO in England, France and Belgium, Photographed Windsor and Maidenhead, area whilst on leave.


  • High Wycombe

    Military site : non-airfield
    High Wycome known as Daws Hill was the Headquarters of Eighth Air Force Bomber Command (Pinetree). Situated on land and in a house formerly occupied by Wycombe Abbey School and restored to them by the US on 9 May 1946. ...


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:10 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection