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VIII Air Support Command PHOTO RECCE

16 July 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

1 F-5 from 13th Photographic Squadron is despatched on a meteorologic flight over central France.

Mission details

1.

Description

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Aircraft type

F-5 Lightning

Notes

Despatched on a Met flight.

Units

  • 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group

    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...

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 May 2015 21:35:20 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 7-May-2015. Edited title and added Mission Description based on 'The Mighty Eighth War Diary", Roger A. Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
18 October 2014 22:45:23 Lee8thbuff Changes to date
Sources

Lee Cunningham 19-Oct-43 Correction made to typographical error in mission date.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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