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L-R: Colonel Leon W Gray, Gen Elliott Roosevelt. Col Gray is sporting a freshly pinned silver star to go with his DFC (OLC) and AM(14OLC).

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 25th Bomb Group

    25th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...

People

  • Leon Gray

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer
    Gray was a highly decorated WW II veteran who flew photo reconnaissance missions (unarmed) in enemy airspace with the P-38 Lightning and British Mosquito in the European theater. He was co-commander with Elliott Roosevelt in North Africa. Commander of...

  • 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...

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Date Contributor Update
14 August 2017 14:01:21 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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