Greek Air Force At invasion

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Greek Air Force At invasion

Post by freefrench » 27 Oct 2006 07:38

What planes did the Greek air force have at the time of the Italian invasion?

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Post by Jon G. » 27 Oct 2006 21:36

Leo Niehorster's site, specifically this page provides a good starting point.

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Post by Ron Klages » 12 Nov 2006 08:41

From the book Air War for Yugoslavia, Greece and Crete by C. Shores and B. Cull and N. Malizia here is the order of battle.

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Royal Hellenic Air Force [Elleniki Vassiliki Aeroporia] oder of battle on 28 October 1940

MIRE DIOXES [Fighter Squadrons] (Lt.Col. Emanuel Kelaides)
21 Mira with 12 PZL P.24 (Capt. J. Kellas) at Kalambaka
22 Mira with 12 PZL P.24 (Capt. A. Andoniou) at Salonika/Sedes
23 Mira with 12 PZL P.24 (Maj. G. Theodoropoulos) at Larissa

of these 36 only 24 were serviceable

24 Mira with 9 Bloch MB.151s with 6 serviceable (Capt. A. Anagnostopoulos) at Eleusis

MIRE VOMVARDISMOU [Bomber Squadrons]

31 Mira with 11 Potez 63 with 8 serviceable (Lt.Col. J. Papadakis) at Niamata
32 Mira with 12 Blenheim IVs with 11 serviceable (Maj. M. Anastasakis) at Larissa
33 Mira with 12 Battles with 10 serviceable (Lt.Col. D. Stathakis) at Kouklaina


1 Mira and 2 Mira with 18 Breguet XIXs with 9 serviceable (Maj. F. Katassos)
3 Mira with 15 Henschel Hs 126 (Maj. D. Paliatseas)
4 Mira with 17 Potez 25As (unknown)

MIRE NAFTIKIS SYNERGASSIAS [Naval Co-operation Squadrons]

11 Mira with 9 Fairey IIIFs Lt.Col. Alexandros) at Valtoudi, Gulf of Pagassetikos
12 Mira with 12 Dornier Do 22Gs (Capt. Christopoulos) at Peloukia
13 Mira with 9 Ansons (unknown)

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Post by TISO » 03 Jan 2007 13:46

A couple of sites (basicly one):
PZL P-24 of Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia: ... _greek.htm

Bloch MB-151C1 of Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia: ... _greek.htm

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