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159. peruť RAF [1942-1946]

No. 159 Squadron RAF

     
Název:
Name:
159. peruť RAF
Originální název:
Original Name:
No. 159 Squadron RAF
Datum vzniku:
Raised/Formed:
02.01.1942
Předchůdce:
Predecessor:
-
Datum zániku:
Disbanded:
01.06.1946
Nástupce:
Successor:
-
Nadřízené velitelství:
Higher Command:
DD.MM.RRRR-DD.MM.RRRR 221. skupina RAF
DD.MM.RRRR-DD.MM.RRRR 185. křídlo RAF
DD.MM.RRRR-DD.MM.RRRR 231. skupina RAF
Dislokace:
Deployed:
02.01.1942-12.02.1942 Molesworth, Royal Air Force Station Molesworth*
12.02.1942-15.04.1942 přesun do Egypta / en route Egypt*, ?
15.04.1942-10.05.1942 Fayed, Royal Air Force Station Fayid* /
10.05.1942-24.05.1942 přesun do Indie / en route India*, ?
24.05.1942-01.06.1942 Deolali, Deolali Airfield?* /
01.06.1942-27.09.1942 Chakrata, No. 4 Hill Depot* /
26.04.1942-07.06.1942 Lyneham, Royal Air Force Station Lyneham**
07.06.1942-02.07.1942 Fayed, Royal Air Force Station Fayid** /
02.07.1942-12.08.1942 Acre, St Jean Airfield** /
12.08.1942-27.09.1942 Rechovot, Royal Air Force Station Aqir** /
27.09.1942-24.10.1943 Salboni, Royal Air Force Station Salbani /
24.10.1943-09.03.1944 Chandrakona Road, Digri Airfield /
09.03.1944-15.04.1944 Dhubulia, Dhubalia Airfield /
15.04.1944-02.10.1945 Chandrakona Road, Digri Airfield /
02.10.1945-01.06.1946 Salboni, Royal Air Force Station Salbani /

Velitel:
Commander:
02.01.1942-DD.02.1943 Skinner, C. G. (Wing Commander)
DD.02.1943-DD.12.1943 Boffee, H. M. (Wing Commander)
DD.12.1943-DD.07.1944 Hopkins, J. P. (Wing Commander)
DD.07.1944-DD.12.1944 Blackburn, James (Wing Commander)
DD.12.1944-DD.02.1945 Burbridge, Byron Francis (Wing Commander)
DD.02.1945-01.06.1946 Ercolani, Lucian Brett (Wing Commander)
Výzbroj:
Armament:
DD.05.1942-DD.08.1943 Consolidated Liberator Mk.II
DD.07.1943-DD.08.1943 Consolidated Liberator Mk.V
DD.08.1943-DD.06.1944 Consolidated Liberator Mk.III
DD.03.1944-DD.07.1945 Consolidated Liberator Mk.VI
DD.07.1944-DD.02.1945 Consolidated Liberator Mk.V
DD.06.1945-DD.06.1946 Consolidated Liberator Mk.VIII
Poznámka:
Note:
kódové označení
NS (přidělen 04.1939-09.1939)

historie jednotky

* pozemní personál
** letový personál
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://www.rafweb.org/Squadrons/Sqn156-160.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._159_Squadron_RAF
https://www.raf.mod.uk/history/159squadron.cfm
www.historyofwar.org
https://www.rquirk.com/159.html
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Detašmány / Detachments


období dislokace
DD.08.1943-DD.10.1943 Dudhkundi Airfield /
DD.10.1943-DD.03.1944 Dhubalia Airfield /
DD.03.1944-DD.04.1944 Madhaiganj Airfield /
DD.04.1944-DD.10.1945 Jessore Airfield / , RAF Akyab / , RAF China Bay /
RAF Drigh Road / , Pegu /
DD.10.1945-DD.06.1946 Pegu / , RAF Santa Cruz / , Sookerating /

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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Společné foto personálu 159. perutě RAF u letounu Consolidated B-24 Liberator na základně Salbani v Indiii - rok 1943.
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