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420. peruť RCAF [1941-1945]

No. 420 Squadron RCAF / No. 420 (RCAF) Squadron RAF

     
Název:
Name:
420. peruť RCAF
Originální název:
Original Name:
No. 420 (Snowy Owl) Squadron RCAF / No. 420 (RCAF) Squadron RAF
Datum vzniku:
Raised/Formed:
19.12.1941
Předchůdce:
Predecessor:
-
Datum zániku:
Disbanded:
05.09.1945
Nástupce:
Successor:
-
Nadřízené velitelství:
Higher Command:
DD.12.1941-DD.08.1942 5. skupina RAF
DD.08.1942-DD.01.1943 4. skupina RAF
DD.01.1943-DD.06.1943 6. skupina RAF
DD.06.1943-DD.10.1943 331. křídlo RAF
DD.11.1943-DD.06.1945 6. skupina RAF
Dislokace:
Deployed:
19.12.1941-07.08.1942 Waddington, Royal Air Force Station Waddington
07.08.1942-16.10.1942 Skipton-on-Swale, Royal Air Force Station Skipton-on-Swale
16.10.1942-16.05.1943 Middleton St George, Royal Air Force Station Middleton St George
16.05.1943-04.06.1943 přesun do severní Afriky / Left to North Africa, ?
04.06.1943-19.06.1943 Telergma, Telergma Airfield /
19.06.1943-29.09.1943 Hammamet, Zina Airfield /
29.09.1943-17.10.1943 Kairouan, Hani (East) Airfield /
17.10.1943-06.11.1943 přesun do Velké Británie / en route UK, ?
06.11.1943-12.12.1943 Topcliffe, Royal Air Force Station Dalton
12.12.1943-12.06.1945 Tholthorpe, Royal Canadian Air Force Station Tholthorpe
12.06.1945-16.06.1945 přesun do Kanady / en route Canada, ?
16.06.1945-05.09.1945 Debert, Royal Canadian Air Force Station Debert /

Velitel:
Commander:
19.12.1941-30.04.1942 Collier, John David Drought (Wing Commander)
30.04.1942-11.04.1943 Bradshaw, D. A. R. (Wing Commander)
12.04.1943-07.04.1944 McIntosh, D. (Wing Commander)
08.04.1944-23.10.1944 McKenna, G. A. (Wing Commander)
24.10.1944-23.11.1944 Edwards, G. J. (Wing Commander)
24.11.1944-27.01.1945 Phalen, W. G. (Wing Commander)
28.01.1945-23.04.1945 McCarthy, F. S. (Wing Commander)
24.04.1945-05.09.1945 Gray, R. J. (Wing Commander)
Výzbroj:
Armament:
DD.01.1942-DD.08.1942 Handley Page Hampden Mk.I
DD.08.1942-DD.04.1943 Vickers Wellington Mk.III
DD.02.1943-DD.10.1943 Vickers Wellington Mk.X
DD.12.1943-DD.05.1945 Handley Page Halifax Mk.III
DD.04.1945-DD.09.1945 Avro Lancaster B Mk.X
Poznámka:
Note:
kódové označení
PT (1941-1945)

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.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._420_Squadron_RCAF
https://www.rafweb.org/Sqn411-420.htm
www.bombercommandmuseum.ca
www.raf.mod.uk
https://www.aquatax.ca/snowyowl.html
www.historyofwar.org
www.canadianwings.com
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