Battle of Britain airfields


Battle of Britain airfields

Infobox Military Unit
unit_name= RAF Fighter Command


caption= RAF Fighter Command Crest
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country= United Kingdom
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role= Defence of Great Britain
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Organisational Structure

During the Battle of Britain the UK's airspace was divided into four Groups. [ [http://www.raf.mod.uk/Bob1940/stations.html Royal Air Force Website] ]

10 Group

10 Group defended Wales and the West Country and was commanded by Air Vice-Marshal Sir Quintin Brand.

13 Group

13 Group covered the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland and was commanded by Air Vice-Marshal Richard Saul.

References

Notes

ee also

* Battle of Britain
* Battle of Britain RAF squadrons
* RAF Fighter Command
* RAF Stations
* RAF Fighter Command Order of Battle 1940
* Luftwaffe Order of Battle August 1940


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