Greece

GREECE

Greco-Turkish War 1919-1922

NAME                         VICTORIES       UNIT            COMMENTS

Stavropoulos, Christophoros      1           Moira B
Petropouleas                     1           Moira B         1.
Katsoulakas                      1                           2., observer
St. Philippas                    1                           2.
Comments
  1. Forced to land.
  2. No losses in the turkish archives.

Air-to-Air Victories

Date Unit Aircraft Pilot Victim Place
18.8.1920 Moira B SPAD VII Petropouleas Breguet 14 around Usak
21.6.1921   Airco DH 9 St. Philippas,
Katsoulakas (obs.)
e/a maybe near Kutahya
25.7.1922 Moira B SPAD VII Petropouleas Breguet 14A-2(*) north of Afyon Karahissar
(*) Pilot Ahmed Bahattin Bayam, observer Ceram Bey. Crew is buried by the greeks with full military honors.

AIRCO De Haviland DH4 at Kazamir airfield
AIRCO De Haviland DH4 at Kazamir airfield
Decorations awarded to officers - Cross of Valour, Military Cross, Medal of Military Merit
Decorations awarded to officers
Cross of Valour, Military Cross, Medal of Military Merit
Pilots' brevet
Pilots' brevet.

Much information kindly provided by David Méchin.

Sources & Literature
  1. Researcher David Méchin.
  2. Méchin, David: ΚΑΤΑΣΤΡΟΦΗ (Catastrophe), Le conflit d' Asie Mineure 1919-1922, in Avions, No. 156, Mars-Avril 2007.
  3. Nikolajsen, Ole: Pilot Fazil Bey - An Aviation Hero, http://www.ole-nikolajsen.com/fazil.htm
  4. Hellenic Air Force History, Campaign in Asia minor, http://www.haf.gr/en/history/history/history_4.asp
  5. Gleize, Jean-Paul: Aces, http://jpgleize.perso.neuf.fr/aces/homeaces.htm.

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