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

The River Thames, from Eton. Image by William Polley, 942nd Engineer Aviation Topographic Battalion, 8th Air Force. Associated caption: 'The Thames from Eton, 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