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Contrails over Chalgrove, photographed by an airman of the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group. Image via R Woolner. Written on slide casing: 'Chalgrove???'
Ralph Woolner served with the 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group. Later in life, he sent British aviation historian Roger Freeman copies of photos he had taken while in service in Europe. These now form part of IWM's Roger Freeman Collection.
Military site : airfield
Chalgrove was built as a USAAF transport or observation unit base in 1943-44. Several reconnaissance units operated from the airfield, including the Ninth Air Force's 10th Photographic Group and 423rd Night Fighter Squadron (later 155th Reconnaissance...
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection