Wednesday, July 12, 2006

The air force in support of General Platt in April 1941

General Platt's air force was commanded by Air Commodore Slattery. In April 1941, his force consisteded of the following units:

Squadron Aircraft
No.47 Squadron, RAF Wellesley
No.237 Rhodesian Army Cooperation Squadron Hardy, Lysander, Gladiator
Free French Bomber Flight Blenheim IV

There were also some
some South African communication aircraft

This is based on the account in Vol.II of the Official History.

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