Ergänzungskampfgeschwader 1

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Obstlt Reinhard Günzel, 25 Dec 1944 - 8 May 1945

Stab:

Formed 25 Dec 1944 in Gardelegen.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Dec 1944 - May 1945 Gardelegen Luftflotte Reich  
Feb 1945 - Apr 1945 Neuburg    
Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945 Hadersleben/Denmark    

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Richard Czekay, 25 Dec 1944 - 10 Apr 1945

Formed 25 Dec 1944 in Gardelegen from with Ju 88A bombers:

Stab I./EKG1 from Stab IV./LG1
1./EKG1 from 10./LG1
2./EKG1 from 11./LG1
3./EKG1 from 12./LG1
4./EKG1 new

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
25 Dec 1944 - Feb 1945 Gardelegen Luftflotte Reich Ju 88A
Feb 1945 - Apr 1945 Neuburg   Ju 88A

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Peter Schnoor, 1 Feb 1945 - 8 May 1945

Formed 1 Feb 1945 in Kolberg from *, with Ju 88A/Ju 188E bombers

Stab II./EKG1 from Stab/Ergänzungskampfgruppe LT
5./EKG1 from 1./Ergänzungskampfgruppe LT
6./EKG1 from 2./Ergänzungskampfgruppe LT
7./EKG1 from 3./Ergänzungskampfgruppe LT
8./EKG1 from LT Schiess-Staffel

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Feb 1945 - Mar 1945 Kolberg* Luftflotte Reich Ju 88A, Ju 188E
Mar 1945 - 8 May 1945 Beldringe/Denmark* Luftflotte Reich Ju 88A, Ju 188E

* 8./EKG1 at Værløse/Denmark, 1 Feb 1945 - 8 May 1945

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Karl-Hermann Millahn, 1 Jan 1945 - 23 Feb 1945
  • Maj Diether Lukesch, 27 Feb 1945 - 8 May 1945

Formed 1 Jan 1945 in Alt-Lönnewitz from with Ar 234 bombers and some Me 262B-1a trainers

Stab III./EKG1 from Stab IV./KG76
9./EKG1 from 10./KG76
10./EKG1 from 11./KG76
11./EKG1 from 12./KG76
12./EKG1 new

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Jan 1945 - 19 Apr 1945 Alt-Lönnewitz Luftflotte Reich Ar 234, Me 262B-1a
20 Apr 1945 - 26 Apr 1945 Pilsen   Ar 234, Me 262B-1a
27 Apr 1945 - 4 May 1945 Pocking   Ar 234, Me 262B-1a
5 May 1945 - 8 May 1945 Wels   Ar 234, Me 262B-1a

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Siegfried Barth, 25 Dec 1944 - 21 Mar 1945
  • Maj Emil-Fritz Bender, 22 Mar 1945 - 8 May 1945

Formed 25 Dec 1944 in Neuburg from with Me 262B bombers

Stab IV./EKG1 from Stab IV./KG51
13./EKG1 from 10./KG51
14./EKG1 from 11./KG51
15./EKG1 from 12./KG51
16./EKG1 new

Gave up some aircraft to on 30 Mar 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
25 Dec 1944 - 30 Mar 1945 Neuburg Luftflotte Reich Me 262B
2 Apr 1945 - 30 Apr 1945 München-Riem Luftflotte Reich Me 262B

* LT = Lufttorpedo, ex IV./

This webpage was updated 11th October 2020