IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of the west end of St Mawgan airfield looking west, the main runway is to the bottom right, 9 March 1944. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC213. 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
Required primarily as an RAF and USAAF transport staging post, St Mawgan was built during