The 3rd Mapping Squadron was formed in the Fall of 1941 in the basement of Austen Hall at Maxwell Field, Montgomery, AL.
These photos from Bill Menig, 3rd Photo Mapping Squadron
This patch adapted from a Bill Menig photo, and colorized by Jimbo
The 3rd Mapping Squadron Macdill Field, FL, 1942
Merry Christmas From the 3rd PMS, MacDill Field, FL, 1942
As we were leaving Tampa for South America one of our Lockeed B-34's crashed at MacDill killing our CO and six other members of the crew.
John McGlohan was in the 3rd PMS from 1941-1945.Thanks for the photos, John