Armée de l'Air and Aéronautique Navale
Order of Battle, North Africa, 8th November 1942

 
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Algeria
[ Fighter Squadrons ] [ Bomber Squadrons ] [ Reconnaissance  Squadrons ] [ Transport Squadrons ]
Morocco
[ Fighter Squadrons ] [ Bomber Squadrons ] [ Reconnaissance  Squadrons ] [ Transport Squadrons ]
Tunisia
[ Fighter Squadrons ] [ Bomber Squadrons ] [ Reconnaissance  Squadrons ]


Algeria  [ Top of Page ]

Fighter Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Groupement de Chasse 26  (Colonel Cathal)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.C. II/3 Dewoitine 520
22
Alger-Maison Blanche Cdt Morlat
G.C. III/3 Dewoitine 520
26
Oran Cdt Engler
G.C. III/6 Dewoitine 520
25
Alger-Maison Blanche Cdt Destaillac

Bomber Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Groupement de Bombardement 3  (Colonel de Turenne)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.B. I/11 Lioré et Olivier 451
13
Oran Cdt Hamel
G.B. I/19 Douglas DB-7
13
Blida Cdt de la Baume
G.B. II/61 Douglas DB-7 
Lioré et Olivier 451
13
2
Blida Cdt Rouget

Aéronautique navale

Flotille 4F  (CC Menvielle)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
HQ Lioré et Olivier 451
1
Tafaraoui CC Menvielle
Esc. 6B Lioré et Olivier 451
6
Tafaraoui LV Lainé
Esc. 7B Lioré et Olivier 451
6
Tafaraoui LV Caillaud
Flotille 5F  (LV Baron)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
HQ Latécoère 298
1
Arzew LV Baron
Esc. 6B Latécoère 298
6
Arzew LV Jourdain
Esc. 7B Latécoère 298
6
Arzew LV Carbet

Reconnaissance Squadrons[ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.R. I/36 Potez 63.11
6
Sétif Cdt Veyssière
G.R. II/52 Bloch 175 
Bloch 174
9
2
Oran Cdt Tuffal

Aéronautique navale

Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
Esc. 4BR Potez 63.11
22
Alger-Maison Blanche LV Kerros

Transport Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Groupement de Transport 15  (Colonel Pelletier d'Oisy)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.T. II/15 Potez 540 
Potez 650
17
3
Blida Cdt Rochard


Morocco  [ Top of Page ]

Fighter Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Groupement de Chasse 25  (Cdt de Saint-Albin)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.C. I/5 Curtiss H-75
26
Rabat-Ville Cdt Monraisse
G.C. II/5 Curtiss H-75 
Dewoitine 520
20
13
Casablanca Cdt Tricaud

Aéronautique navale

Flotille 1F  (LV Folliot)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
HQ Dewoitine 520
1
Port-Lyautey LV Folliot
Esc. 1AC Dewoitine 520
13
Port-Lyautey LV Graignic
Esc. 2AC Dewoitine 520
13
Port-Lyautey EV Prévost

Bomber Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Groupement de Bombardement 11  (Colonel de Lahoulle)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.B. I/23 Lioré et Olivier 451
13
Marrakech Cdt Frandon
G.B. II/23 Lioré et Olivier 451
13
Meknès Cdt Vénot
G.B. I/32 Douglas DB-7
13
Casablanca Cdt Baland
G.B. II/32 Douglas DB-7
13
Agadir Cdt Besnard

Aéronautique navale

Flotille 3F  (LV Mathon)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
HQ Glenn-Martin 167 F
1
Port-Lyautey LV Mathon
Esc. 2B Glenn-Martin 167 F 
Glenn-Martin 167 F
5
1
Port-Lyautey 
Agadir
LV Legrix de la Salle
Esc. 3B Glenn-Martin 167 F 
Glenn-Martin 167 F
5
1
Port-Lyautey 
Agadir
LV Hardy

Reconnaissance Squadrons[ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.R. I/22 Lioré et Olivier 451
13
Rabat-Salé Cdt Breyton
G.R. I/52 Potez 63.11
13
Marrakech Cdt Emery

Transport Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.T. I/15 Potez 29 
Farman 222.2 
Farman 222.3 
Farman 224
18
4
1
1
Rabat-Salé Cdt Gonin
G.T. III/15 Amiot 143 
Lioré et Olivier 451
?
?
Oujda Cdt Fleck


Tunisia  [ Top of Page ]

Fighter Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Groupement de Chasse 24  (Lieutenant-Colonel Derobert)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.C. II/7 Dewoitine 520
26
Sidi-Ahmed Cdt Adam
E.C.N. 3/13 Potez 631
8
Gabès Cdt Pelleray

Bomber Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Groupement de Bombardement 8  (Lieutenant-Colonel Gérardot)
Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.B. I/25 Lioré et Olivier 451
13
Tunis-El Aouina Cdt Lambert
G.B. II/25 Lioré et Olivier 451
13
Tunis-El Aouina Cdt Buchet

Reconnaissance Squadrons[ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.R. II/33 Bloch 174 
Bloch 175 
Bloch 176
11
2
1
Tunis-El Aouina Cdt Gelée

Aéronautique navale

Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
Esc. 1E Bréguet 521 
Lioré et Olivier H.257 bis
3
3
Karouba LV Camard


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