IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Aerial photograph of Ramsbury airfield looking west, the technical site is at the bottom right of the airfield; there is a dispersal area with a T2 hangar at the top left of the airfield, 8 September 1943. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC36. 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
Planned as an RAF operational training station, Ramsbury was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 28 pan and 24 loop hardstandings, and two T2...