Nov 1938 - formed from 2.Aufkl.Gr. 11.
Sep 1939 - Recce for 3rd Armee in Northern Poland (Do 17F) Operating under the control of Koluft Heeresgruppe Nord (Gen.Maj. Krocker).
7 Nov 1939 - Jüterbog
20 Nov 1939 - Muenchen Gladbach
25 Jan 1940 – Do 17M crashed while flying in thick haze. Came down at Harsum, near Hildesheim. The crew, consisting of, Lt. H. Kremen, Fw. E. Schwenk and Fw. H. Wiere were all killed. 
May 1940 - Took part in the "Assault on the West", provided recce support for Panzer Gruppe von Kleist at the breakthrough point (Do 17M and Do 17P)
11 May 1940 - Do 17P attacked by Hurricanes from 1 Sqdn RAF fron Berry du Bac. Aircraft crashed in Germany after escaping persuing Hurricanes.
6-12 Jun 1940 - Savy
13-15 Jun 1940 - St Mard
16-19 Jun 1940 - La Fortelle
20-21 Jun 1940 - Vimory
22-25 Jun 1940 - Orleans
27 Jun - 12 Sep 1940 - Le Nieppe
Jul 1940 - Operations over the South Coast of England (Do 17 and Bf 110)
Took part in "Barbarossa" flying recce sorties for 18 Armee up until Leningrad (ju 88)
Attached to FAGr.4 on the southern sector of the eastern Front.(Ju 88)
3 Dec 1942 - 3.(F)/10 reported the loss of a Ju 88D in the area of Tazinskaja
The crew were: Oblt.Hans Jacobi (pilot), Oblt.Hugo Oechsle (observer), Ofw. Walter Schäfer (radio operator) and Ofw.Gustav Passow (gunner).
Jul 1943 - Returned to it's home base for conversion to Ju 290 and re-designation as 1./FAGr 5
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- Cornwell, Peter - The Battle of France, Then and Now p136
- Shores, Christopher et al
- Fletcher, Andy - Posting to TOCH 4th Sept 2005