School of Aerial Photography

Discussion in 'British Army Units - Others' started by Jegon, May 13, 2014.

  1. Jegon

    Jegon New Member

    I have attached a photograph from a family album that shows my father 4th from right back row, he has written underneath 'School of Aerial Photography-Farnborough March 1941' I have been unable to find any reference to the School of Aerial Photography on the internet, maybe someone can point me in the right direction?

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  2. Capt.Sensible

    Capt.Sensible Well-Known Member

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  3. Jegon

    Jegon New Member

    Many thanks, that's the first reference I have seen to the SAP, apart from my photo. One of the posts at your link are from a chap who went through the course in 1940, so might get some interesting information from him.
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  4. Joe Brown

    Joe Brown WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran

    I attended a course of Aerial Interpretation for Battalion Intelligence Officers at Cambridge in early 1944. It was excellent and provided me with a skill and a 'tool' that was of tremendous help in briefing officers and men when they prepared to attack enemy positions. The use of aerial photography was virtually equally to being able to under a detailed 'recce'

    Joe Brown.
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