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Bomber Group GB II/61

3rd Squadron
4th Squadron


Historical

GB II / 61 participates in only one war operation, June 24, 1940.


Staff

Commandants du Groupe GB II/61
Commander SCHURCK
 
Commander of the 3rd Squadron
Captain SANTO
     
Lieutenant MORIN
 
Commander of the 4th Squadron
Captain VEYRUNNES
 

 


Personnel

Pilots and crew of the Group
Names of crew members
Rank
Function
Sqn.
Informations
Civil-statut
Photos
Citations
MORIN lieutenant Cder 3rd Sqn.
 
 
SANTO Captain Cder 3rd Sqn.
     
SCHURCK Commander Cder of Group
     
VEYRUNNES Captain Cder 4th Sqn.
     

 

 

Stories of crews

Crews of Group
Names of crew members
Rank
Function
Sqn.
Informations
         
     
     
     
     

 


Airfield

Airfields
Period of use of airfields
Names
County
Blida
Algeria
28 Aout 1939
Biskra
Algeria
12 Novembre 1939
Blida
Algeria
13 Avril 1940
Médiouna
Maroc
01 Mai 1940
Oran
Algeria
07 Juin 1940
Alger
Algeria
08 Juin 1940
Marignane
13 - Bouches du Rhône
09 Juin 1940
Cazaux
33 - Gironde
10 Juin 1940
Lissay-Lochy
18 - Cher
13 Juin 1940
Agen La Garenne
47 - Lot et Garonne
15 Juin 1940
Lézignan
11 - Aude
16 juin 1940
Blida
Algeria
17 Juin 1940
Souk-El-Arba
Maroc
20 Juin 1940

Click on the map to enlarge :

Itinerary of the GB II/61

 


Aircrafts

The GB II/61 was equipped since its creation, following aircrafts :

The used aircrafts are described in the accessible file by the link below. You will find N of series, Registration, date of affectation to the group, and fate of the plane there.

In this list are identified :

  • 12 Douglas DB7

 


Casualties

The GB II / 61 does not suffer any casualties during the Campaign of France


Sources

- The dates and places of birth of the Group's personnel are taken mainly from the site : "Mémoires des Hommes"
- Book : "Ils étaient là" by Mr Jacqueline and Paul MARTIN - Editions Aéro-Editions