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Air Chief Marshall Sir Leigh-Mallory shown with Col. Elliot Roosevelt and Maj. Gen. Hoyt C. Vandenburg after the award of the CBE (Commander British Empire) to Col Roosevelt for his work with the Photo-reconnaissance Unit in the Mediterranean.

NASA Ref 342-FH-3A23172-53888AC.



  • Trafford Leigh-Mallory

    Military | Air Chief Marshal
    Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, KCB, DSO & Bar was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force. Leigh-Mallory served as a Royal Flying Corps pilot and squadron commander during the First World War. Remaining in the newly formed RAF after...

  • Elliott Roosevelt

    Military | Brigadier General | Commanding Officer Photographic Wing
    In WWII he commanded the aerial reconnaissance wing that played a key role in the Allies' 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy, France, as well as the invasions of North Africa and Sicily Commander of HQ 325th Photo Wing, [Reconnaissance]. Roosevelt...

  • Hoyt Vandenburg

    Military | General | Commanding General 9th Air Force
    Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg (January 24, 1899 – April 2, 1954) was a U.S. Air Force general, its second Chief of Staff, and second Director of Central Intelligence. ...


Date Contributor Update
06 December 2016 20:40:43 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption and person associations