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325th Photographic Wing


8 Reconnaissance Wing (P) established by 8th Air Force order No. 69 on 19 February 1944 and headquarters established at AAF Station 113 Cheddington on 23 February 1944.
Eighth Air Force order No. 474 on 9 August 1944 formalized the 8 Reconnaissance Wing (P) to the "325 Photo Wing, Reconnaissance" at High Wycombe.


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  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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...

  • 25th Bomb Group

    25th Bomb Group

    The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...

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Date Contributor Update
22 November 2018 11:05:44 Emily Changes to nicknames and description

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Date Contributor Update
21 November 2018 15:34:07 Wattonman Changes to nicknames

Page 95, "The 25th Bomb Group (Rcn) in World War II", Schiffer Publishing Ltd., ISBN 978-0-7643-3950-9, 2011.

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27 September 2014 18:42:44 AAM AAM ingest

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database