IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Pilots of the 14th Photographic Squadron and 22nd Photographic Squadron, 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group with a B-25 Mitchell nicknamed "Miss Nashville" at Mount Farm, 1943. Printed caption attached to front of print: "13th Photo Squadron, 14th Photo Squadron, 22nd Photo Squadron. Pilots. Mount Farm, England, 1943." Handwritten on front of print: "Killed - 7. POW - 4. Inj - 3."
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
Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...