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161. peruť RAF [1942-1945]

No. 161 Squadron RAF

     
Název:
Name:
161. peruť RAF
Originální název:
Original Name:
No. 161 (Special Duties) Squadron RAF
Datum vzniku:
Raised/Formed:
15.02.1942
Předchůdce:
Predecessor:
Královská letka
Datum zániku:
Disbanded:
02.06.1945
Nástupce:
Successor:
-
Nadřízené velitelství:
Higher Command:
15.02.1942-02.06.1945 3. skupina RAF
Dislokace:
Deployed:
15.02.1942-01.03.1942 Newmarket, Royal Air Force Station Newmarket
01.03.1942-08.04.1942 Graveley, Royal Air Force Station Graveley
08.04.1942-02.06.1945 Tempsford, Royal Air Force Station Tempsford

Velitel:
Commander:
15.02.1942-DD.10.1942 Fielden, Edward Hedley (Wing Commander)
DD.10.1942-DD.05.1943 Pickard, Percy Charles (Wing Commander)
DD.05.1943-DD.01.1945 Hodges, Lewis McDonald (Wing Commander)
DD.01.1945-DD.02.1945 Watson, G. (Wing Commander)
DD.02.1945-DD.03.1945 Brogan, M. A. (Wing Commander)
DD.03.1945-05.06.1945 Ratcliff, L. F. (Wing Commander)
Výzbroj:
Armament:
DD.02.1942-DD.06.1945 Westland Lysander Mk.IIIA
DD.02.1942-DD.08.1944 Lockheed Hudson Mk.I
DD.02.1942-DD.12.1942 Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk.V
DD.09.1942-DD.12.1942 Handley Page Halifax Mk.II
DD.10.1942-DD.10.1944 Handley Page Halifax Mk.V
DD.10.1942-DD.04.1943 Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle Mk.I
DD.10.1942-DD.12.1943 Douglas Havoc Mk.I
DD.09.1943-DD.06.1945 Lockheed Hudson Mk.IIIA
DD.09.1943-DD.06.1945 Lockheed Hudson Mk.V
DD.09.1944-DD.06.1945 Short Stirling Mk.IV
Poznámka:
Note:
kódové označení
AX (přidělen 04.1939-09.1939)
MA (02.1942-1945)
JR (04.1944-1945 - na strojích Lysander)

historie jednotky
Zdroje:
Sources:
HALLEY, James J. The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth 1918–1988. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1988. ISBN 0-85130-164-9.
JEFFORD, Wing Commander C.G., MBE, BA, RAF(Retd.). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988 (second edition 2001). ISBN 1-85310-053-6.
RAWLINGS, John D. R. Coastal, Support and Special Squadrons of the RAF and their Aircraft. London: Jane's Publishing Company Ltd., 1982. ISBN 0-7106-0187-5.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._161_Squadron_RAF
https://www.rafweb.org/Squadrons/Sqn161-165.htm
https://www.raf.mod.uk/history/161squadron.cfm
www.historyofwar.org
www.raf.mod.uk
www.tempsfordairfield.com
https://www.lancaster-archive.com/bc_sqn-161.htm
https://www.rafcommands.com/Ross/Bomber/161B.html
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Detašmány / Detachments

období dislokace poznámka
DD.11.1942-DD.03.1943 RAF St Eval s letouny Albemarle, Havoc a Hudson
DD.04.1942-DD.09.1943 RAF Tangmere s letouny Lysander
DD.04.1942-DD.09.1943 RAF Kinloss s letouny Halifax
DD.MM.1944-DD.09.1944 RAF Winkleigh s letouny Lysander

Poznámka/Note: Dané období je pouze přibližné / Detachment dates indicate that a detachment(s) took place at some point between these dates unless specific dates quoted.

zdroje
JEFFORD, Wing Commander C.G., MBE, BA, RAF(Retd.). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988 (second edition 2001). ISBN 1-85310-053-6.
https://www.rafweb.org/Menu.htm#Station
devonairfields.hampshireairfields.co.uk
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