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United States Air Force Academy in El Paso County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

7th Photo Reconnaissance Group

13th • 14th • 22nd • 27th Flight Squadrons

 

— 8th Air Force —

 
7th Photo Reconnaissance Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 7th Photo Reconnaissance Group Marker
Inscription.  

In honored memory of those who served in this unit

The Eyes of the 8th Air Force

Based at Mount Farm and Chalgrove
AAF Stations 234 and 465
Oxfordshire, England 1942-1945

5,693 Operational Sorties Flown
46 Pilots KIA and 31 POW, MIA or Evadee

Battle Honors include the Presidential Distinguished
Unit Citation award and six ETO Campaign Streamers

The Enemy Could Hide Nothing From The Aerial Camera

F-5 Lightning • MK XI Spitfire

Dedicated at the June 1984, 7th PG Assn Reunion


 
Erected 1984 by the 7th Photo Recon Group Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 0.979′ N, 104° 51.31′ W. Marker is in United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, in El Paso County. Marker is in the United States Air Force Academy Cemetery, on Parade Loop west of Stadium Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: USAF Academy CO 80840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
7th Photo Reconnaissance Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 7th Photo Reconnaissance Group Marker on Memorial Wall
of this marker. 379th Bomb Group (H) (here, next to this marker); World War II Glider Pilots (here, next to this marker); 306th Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker); 95th Bomb Group H (here, next to this marker); 492nd Bomb Group (H) & 801st Bomb Group (P) (here, next to this marker); 416th Bombardment Group (L) (here, next to this marker); 20th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 344th Bomb Group (M) AAF (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in United States Air Force Academy.
 
More about this marker. Must have a valid ID to enter the USAF Academy grounds.
 
Also see . . .
1. 7th Reconnaissance Group. (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 7th Reconnaissance Group. (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Witness to War: Marshall Williams, 14th Photo Recon Sqdn, 7th Photo Recon Group Interview. (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group. (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 7th Photo Group History Photograph Album, NASM, SI. (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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