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Captain George Lawson, congratulates a fellow airman of the 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group , Lieutenant Steven A Scott after his first mission.



  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance 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...


  • George Lawson

    Military | Colonel | Pilot; Commanding Officer
    3rd youngest Combat Commander of a Group in WWII at age 25 years. Advanced from Aviation Cadet to Lt. Col from 14 February 1942 to 8 February 1944--6 days less than 2 yrs. A record for Flying School Class - 42 B ...

  • Steven Scott

    Military | Captain | Pilot / Ops officer 22nd Sqn
    Steven Scott was born in Anselmo, Custer County, Nebraska on 8 November 1915. He was the fourth of five children born to Hughes W Scott and Grace E Alton. ...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:13 AAM AAM ingest

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