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IWM catalogue record

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

Aerial photograph of Birch airfield, looking north east, 25 January 1944. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC161. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).

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Units

  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    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...

Locations

  • Birch

    Military site : airfield
    Allocated to Eighth Air Force 1942 and built for Ninth Air Force use in 1943-1944, Birch was the temporary home of the 410th Bomb Group. It was an Eighth Air Force reserve airfield from 1944-1945, and used briefly by the RAF at the end of the war. It...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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