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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.

An operations officer of the 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group checks the assignments board. Image stamped on reverse: 'Esten Illustrated.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 9 Jul 1943.' [stamp- crossed out by censor], 'Not to be published.' [stamp] and '273526.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Esten (Illus). Modern Cyclops of the USAAF. OPS 12: The operations officer checks the assignments board for the day. 8.7.43'



  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance 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...


  • James Hall

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer
    See the book 'The Eyes of the Eighth' by Patricia Keen in which there are some 20 references to Hall. Also 9 pictures ETO Ribbon, Air Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross


Date Contributor Update
24 October 2018 14:51:15 Emily Changes to person associations

Associated James G Hall, who's name appears at the top of the Chalk Board.

Name identified by Doug Hall, Grandson

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:24:00 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection