Armée de l'Air and Aéronautique Navale
Orders of Battle, Syria, 8th June - 14th July 1941

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Order of Battle, 14th May 1941
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Order of Battle, 8th June 1941
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Order of Battle, 14th June 1941
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Order of Battle, 20th June 1941
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Order of Battle, 27th June 1941
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Order of Battle, 3rd July 1941
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Order of Battle, 14th May 1941 [ Top of Page ]

Fighter Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.C. I/7 Morane 406
20
Rayack (Lebanon) Cdt Deschamps de Pas

Bomber Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.B. I/39 Glenn-Martin 167 F
12
Rayack (Lebanon) Cdt Ader
E.B. 3/39 Bloch MB 200
6
Rayack (Lebanon) Cne Marin

Reconnaissance / Observation Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
G.R. II/39 Potez 63.11
12
Damas-Mezzé (Syria) Cdt Larrozé
G.A.O. 583 Potez 63.11 
5
Alep-Nerab (Syria) Cne d'Argoubet
E.O. 592 Potez 25TOE
6
Rayack (Lebanon) Lt Marozeau
E.O. 593 Potez 25TOE
6
Alep-Nerab (Syria) Lt Poncet
E.O. 594 Potez 25TOE
6
Damas-Mezzé (Syria) Cne Capdaspe-Couchet
E.O. 595 Potez 25TOE
6
Palmyre (Syria) Cne Lanson
E.O. 596 Potez 25TOE
4
Deir ez-Zor (Syria) Lt Hercouët
Note : The strength of E.O.592 to 595 is the theoretical strength. The total of available Potez 25TOE in service at the time is 25.

Aéronautique Navale Flights [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base Commander
Esc. 19S Loire 130
5
Tripoli (Lebanon) LV Brossier


Order of Battle, 8th June 1941 [ Top of Page ]

Fighter Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.C. III/6 Dewoitine 520
25
Rayack (Lebanon)
G.C. I/7 Morane 406 
Morane 406
12
6
Estabel (Lebanon
Alep-Nerab (Syria)

Bomber Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.B. I/39 Glenn-Martin 167 F 
Glenn-Martin 167 F
10
2
Madjaloun (Lebanon
Rayack (Lebanon)
E.B. 3/39 Bloch MB 200
6
Madjaloun (Lebanon)

Reconnaissance / Observation Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.R. II/39 Potez 63.11
12
Damas-Mezzé (Syria)
G.A.O. 583 Potez 63.11 
5
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
E.O. 592 Potez 25TOE
6
Rayack (Lebanon)
E.O. 593 Potez 25TOE
6
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
E.O. 594 Potez 25TOE
6
Damas-Mezzé (Syria)
E.O. 595 Potez 25TOE
6
Palmyre (Syria)
E.O. 596 Potez 25TOE
4
Deir ez-Zor (Syria)
Note : The strength of E.O.592 to 595 is theoretical rather than actual strength.

Aéronautique Navale Flights [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
Esc. 19S Loire 130
5
Tripoli (Lebanon)

Order of Battle, 14th June 1941 [ Top of Page ]

Fighter Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.C. III/6 Dewoitine 520
17
Rayack (Lebanon)
G.C. I/7 Morane 406 
Morane 406 
Morane 406
6
4
6
Homs (Syria
Alep-Nerab (Syria
Rayack (Lebanon)

Bomber Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.B. I/12 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451 
Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
6
5
Alep-Nerab (Syria
Qousseir (Syria)
G.B. I/25 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
7
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.B. I/31 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
6
Qousseir (Syria)
G.B. I/39 Glenn-Martin 167 F 
Glenn-Martin 167 F
4
7
Rayack (Lebanon
Madjaloun (Lebanon)
E.B. 3/39 Bloch MB 200
3
Madjaloun (Lebanon)

Reconnaissance / Observation Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.R. II/39 Potez 63.11
11
Baalbeck-La Colonne (Lebanon)
G.A.O. 583 Potez 63.11 
5
Baalbeck-La Colonne (Lebanon)
Groupement Faure Potez 25TOE
?
Rayack (Lebanon)
E.O. 592 Potez 25TOE
6
Rayack (Lebanon)
E.O. 595 Potez 25TOE
?
Palmyre (Syria)
E.O. 596 Potez 25TOE
4
Deir ez-Zor (Syria)

Transport Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.T. I/15 Farman 222
9
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.T. I/15 Potez 650 
Potez 650 
Potez 650
2
1
1
Rayack (Lebanon
Beyrouth (Lebanon
Alep-Nerab (Syria)

Aéronautique Navale Flights [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
Esc. 19S Loire 130
5
Tripoli (Lebanon)

Order of Battle, 20th June 1941 [ Top of Page ]

Fighter Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.C. II/3 Dewoitine 520 
Dewoitine 520
3
17
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.C. III/6 Dewoitine 520
17
Rayack (Lebanon)
G.C. I/7 Morane 406 
Morane 406
8
6
Homs (Syria
Rayack (Lebanon)

Bomber Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.B. I/12 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
11
Qousseir (Syria)
G.B. I/25 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
12
Hama (Syria)
G.B. I/31 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
9
Qousseir (Syria)
G.B. I/39 Glenn-Martin 167 F
8
Madjaloun (Lebanon)

Reconnaissance / Observation Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.R. II/39 Potez 63.11
9
Baalbeck-La Colonne (Lebanon)
G.A.O. 583 Potez 63.11 
5
Baalbeck-La Colonne (Lebanon)
Groupement Marin Bloch MB 200 
Potez 25TOE
3
6
Rayack (Lebanon)
Groupement Faure Potez 25TOE
11
Rayack (Lebanon)
E.O. 595 Potez 25TOE
6
Palmyre (Syria)
E.O. 596 Potez 25TOE
4
Deir ez-Zor (Syria)

Transport Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.T. I/15 Farman 222
6
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.T. I/15 Potez 650 
Potez 650 
Farman 222.3
4
1
1
Rayack (Lebanon
Beyrouth (Lebanon)

Aéronautique Navale Units [ Top of Page ]

Flotille 4F
Unit Aircraft
Total
Base
Esc. 6B and 7B Glenn-Martin 167 F
12
Madjaloun (Lebanon)
Unit Aircraft Total Base
Esc. 19S Loire 130
5
Tripoli (Lebanon)


Order of Battle, 27th June 1941 [ Top of Page ]

Fighter Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.C. II/3 Dewoitine 520 
Dewoitine 520
3 (damaged)
10
Homs (Syria
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.C. III/6 Dewoitine 520
13
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.C. I/7 Morane 406 
Morane 406
1 (damaged)
12
Homs (Syria
Rayack (Lebanon)

Bomber Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.B. I/12 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
8
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.B. I/25 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
10
Hama (Syria)
G.B. I/31 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
9
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.B. I/39 Glenn-Martin 167 F
8
Madjaloun (Lebanon)

Reconnaissance / Observation Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.R. II/39 Potez 63.11
5
Baalbeck-La Colonne (Lebanon)
G.A.O. 583 Potez 63.11 
4
Baalbeck-La Colonne (Lebanon)
Groupement Marin Bloch MB 200 
Potez 25TOE
3
?
Abou Danné (Syria)
Groupement Faure Potez 25TOE
11
Rayack (Lebanon)
E.O. 595 Potez 25TOE
?
Palmyre (Syria)
E.O. 596 Potez 25TOE
?
Deir ez-Zor (Syria)

Transport Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.T. I/15 Farman 222
5
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.T. I/15 Potez 650 
Farman 222.3 
Potez 650
4
1
1
Alep-Nerab (Syria
Rayack (Lebanon
Beyrouth (Lebanon)

Aéronautique Navale Units [ Top of Page ]

Flotille 4F
Unit Aircraft
Total
Base
Esc. 6B and 7B Glenn-Martin 167 F
11
Madjaloun (Lebanon)
Unit Aircraft Total Base
Esc. 19S Loire 130
5
Tripoli (Lebanon)


Order of Battle, 3rd July 1941 [ Top of Page ]

Fighter Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.C. II/3 Dewoitine 520
10
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.C. III/6 Dewoitine 520
13
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.C. I/7 Morane 406 
Morane 406
3
10
Alep-Nerab (Syria
Tell Arane (Syria)

Bomber Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.B. I/12 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
10
Abou Danné (Syria)
G.B. I/25 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
11
Hama (Syria)
G.B. I/31 Lioré et Olivier LéO 451
9
Abou Danné (Syria)
G.B. I/39 Glenn-Martin 167 F
5
Madjaloun (Lebanon)

Reconnaissance / Observation Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.R. II/39 Potez 63.11
3
Baalbeck-La Colonne (Lebanon)
G.A.O. 583 Potez 63.11 
2
Baalbeck-La Colonne (Lebanon)

Transport Squadrons [ Top of Page ]

Unit Aircraft Total Base
G.T. I/15 Farman 222
3
Alep-Nerab (Syria)
G.T. I/15 Potez 650 
Farman 222.3 
Potez 650
4
1
1
Alep-Nerab (Syria
Alep-Nerab (Syria
Tripoli (Lebanon)

Aéronautique Navale Units [ Top of Page ]

Flotille 4F
Unit Aircraft
Total
Base
Esc. 6B and 7B Glenn-Martin 167 F
4
Madjaloun (Lebanon)
Unit Aircraft Total Base
Esc. 19S Loire 130
3
Tripoli (Lebanon)
Note : On the 4th July, the Aéronautique Navale presence in Lebanon was reinforced by the following units :
 
Unit Aircraft Total Base
Esc. 1AC Dewoitine 520
12
Alep (Syria) and Madjaloun (Lebanon) on the 5th
Esc. 1T Latécoère 298
6
Tripoli (Lebanon)


Sources : [ Top of Page ]


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