No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF

No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF

File:A Fordson Armoured Car of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF waits outside Baghdad, while negotiations for an armistice take place.
Creation. On 7 April "Number 2 Armoured Car Company RAF " was formed at Heliopolis in the Kingdom of Egypt. The company was placed under the.
The No.1 Armoured Car Company RAF was a military unit of Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) based in Iraq and which played a role in the defence of RAF Habbaniya during World War II. No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF Acting as a reconnaissance force the Company was regularly in action against the light Iraqi forces. From mid-September until late October the Squadron sent sections on detachment to Girwood Barracks, West Belfast. This image is in the public domain because it is a mere mechanical scan or photocopy of a public domain original, or — from the available evidence — is so similar to such a scan or photocopy that no copyright protection can be expected to arise. After rest and refit, it was back in the Ground Defence role when Rommel initiated his offensive, defending the airstrips. An event which is still remembered during matthew 21 commentary Squadron detachments throughout the world.

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Two sections were alerted as a QRF and under the command of Flight Sergeant Ramsey, deployed to Banja Luka rescuing the RMP patrol and bringing back the confiscated weapons, which included an Armoured Personnel Carrier and various heavy weapons. The Company was used in numerous operations, including assisting the Palestine Police Force in search operations, convoy escorts, recovering downed aircrew, strike breaking and road patrols. During the period, prior to their withdrawal in March the Company was regularly bombed and strafed whilst defending airfields and landing strips. The Sqn spent the remainder of the year preparing for another deployment to Belize. For usage, see Commons:When to use the PD-scan tag.
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