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540. peruť RAF [1942-1946]

No. 540 Squadron RAF

     
Název:
Name:
540. peruť RAF
Originální název:
Original Name:
No. 540 Squadron RAF
Datum vzniku:
Raised/Formed:
19.10.1942
Předchůdce:
Predecessor:
1. fotoprůzkumná jednotka (letky 'H' a 'L')
Datum zániku:
Disbanded:
01.10.1946
Nástupce:
Successor:
58. peruť RAF
Nadřízené velitelství:
Higher Command:
19.10.1942-26.06.1943 1. fotoprůzkumná jednotka
26.06.1943-14.04.1944 106. křídlo RAF
14.04.1944-15.08.1946 106. skupina RAF
Dislokace:
Deployed:
19.10.1942-29.02.1944 Leuchars, Royal Air Force Station Leuchars
29.02.1944-29.03.1945 Benson, Royal Air Force Station Benson
29.03.1945-23.09.1945 Pommeuse, Advanced Landing Ground A-58 Coulommiers
23.09.1945-06.11.1945 Dorchester, Royal Air Force Station Mount Farm
06.11.1945-01.10.1946 Benson, Royal Air Force Station Benson

Velitel:
Commander:
19.10.1942-DD.05.1943 Young, M. J. B. (Wing Commander)
DD.05.1943-DD.03.1944 Douglas-Hamilton, Lord Malcolm Avondal (Wing Commander)
DD.03.1944-DD.09.1944 Merifield, J. R. H. (Wing Commander)
DD.09.1944-01.01.1946 Ball, Alfred Henry Wynne (Wing Commander)
DD.01.1946-DD.10.1946 ?, ? ( )
Výzbroj:
Armament:
DD.10.1942-DD.12.1942 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IV
DD.10.1942-DD.05.1943 De Havilland Mosquito Mk.I
DD.10.1942-DD.08.1943 De Havilland Mosquito Mk.IV
DD.12.1942-DD.08.1943 De Havilland Mosquito Mk.VIII
DD.07.1943-DD.03.1945 De Havilland Mosquito Mk.IX
DD.05.1944-DD.12.1945 De Havilland Mosquito Mk.XVI
DD.11.1944-DD.06.1945 De Havilland Mosquito Mk.VI
DD.11.1944-DD.08.1945 De Havilland Mosquito Mk.XXXII
DD.11.1945-DD.10.1946 De Havilland Mosquito Mk.XXXIV
Poznámka:
Note:
kódové označení
DH
(11.1945-09.1946)

historie jednotky
Zdroje:
Sources:
BOWMAN, Martin: Mosquito Photo-Reconnaissance Units of World War 2, Osprey Publishing, 1999, ISBN 1 85532 891 7
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://www.rafweb.org/Squadrons/Sqn521-540.htm
https://www.raf.mod.uk/history_old/h540.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._540_Squadron_RAF
www.historyofwar.org
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Detašmány / Detachments

období dislokace
DD.10.1942-DD.03.1945 RAF North Front
DD.10.1942-29.02.1944 RAF Benson
DD.10.1944-DD.11.1944 RAF Dyce
DD.MM.1944-DD.03.1945 Jagodnik /
DD.03.1945-DD.11.1945 Trondheim

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
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