The Armée de l'Air used the Amiot 143M starting in July 1935.
Start of World War II
After France declared war these were used for night reconnaissance and leaflet dropping.
After the invasion of France they were used against the bridges of Sedan on May 14, 1940. Eleven of the twelve sent were shot down by the Germans.
They were also used against railways and bridges in Belgium, France, and Germany.
There were five / six bomber groups that were equipped with the Amiot 143M.
About ten of the Amiot 143s survived to be used as transports by the Germans.
The Vichy government used them as transports mostly in North Africa until 1944.