2d Photographic Reconnaissance Group

Summary

The 2d Reconnaissance Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the Third Air Force, being stationed at Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma. It was inactivated on 1 May 1944.

2d Reconnaissance Group
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Emblem of the 2d Reconnaissance Group
Active1942–1944
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Army Air Forces

The unit was active during World War II as a reconnaissance and mapping training unit, initially being assigned to Second Air Force, then to Third Air Force in October 1943. The group also trained crews and occasionally provided personnel to help man new groups and squadrons. Aircraft included B-17s, B-24s, B-25s, L-4s, L-5s, P-38s, and A-20s.

HistoryEdit

LineageEdit

  • Constituted as 2d Photographic Group on 1 May 1942
Activated on 7 May 1942
Redesignated: 2d Photographic Reconnaissance and Mapping Group in May 1943
Redesignated: 2d Photographic Reconnaissance Group in August 1943
Disbanded on 1 May 1944

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ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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