IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of Fairford airfield looking east, the bomb dump and ammunition dump are left, the technical site and barrack sites are on the right, 2 December 1943. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC93. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).
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...
Military site : airfield
Built for the Ninth Air Force, but not used by the USAAF in the Second World War. Became a United States Air Force Europe base in the Cold War.