Ergänzungs-Jagdgruppe West

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Jurgen Roth, 6 Feb 1942 - 4 Jan 1943
  • Maj Georg Michalek, 5 Jan 1943 - 3 Jan 1944
  • Hptm Herbert Wehnelt, 4 Jan 1944 - 4 Nov 1944

Formed 6 Feb 1942 in Cazaux with:

Stab/EJGr.West from Stab of
1./EJGr.West from 2. Ausbildungsstaffel/JG2
2./EJGr.West from 3./EJGr.West new

4./EJGr.West was formed 8 Apr 1942 in Cazaux.

Ergänzungs-Jagdgruppe West was renamed Jagdgruppe West on 30 Nov 1942.

On 10 May 1944 1./JGr.West and exchanged designations.

On 7 Jun 1944 2./JGr.West and exchanged designations.

On 4 Nov 1944 JGr. West redesignated with :

Stab/JGr.West became Stab IV./EJG1
1./JGr.West became 13./EJG1
2./JGr.West became 14./EJG1
3./JGr.West became 15./EJG1
4./JGr.West became 16./EJG1

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Unit Type
6 Feb 1942 - 20 Feb 1944 Cazaux*   Bf 109E/F/G, Fw 190A
21 Feb 1944 - 12 May 1944 Biarritz*   Bf 109G, Fw 190A
14 May 1944 - 4 Nov 1944 Märkisch-Friedland*   Bf 109G, Fw 190A

* 1./West at Cazaux (6 Feb 1942 - Feb 1942), Mont de Marsan (Feb 1942 - 27 Apr 1943), Tarbes-Ossun (28 Apr 1943 - 10 May 1944), Marseille-Marignane (11 May 1944 - Jun 1944), Gabbert (8 Jun 1944 - 10 Jul 1944) and Stargard-Klutzow (12 Jul 1944 - 4 Nov 1944)

* 2./West at Perpignan (Nov 1942 - Feb 1943), Biarritz (Feb 1943 - 20 Feb 1944), Fontenay le Comte (21 Feb 1944 - 15 May 1944), Avignon-Pujaut (19 May 1944 - 7 Jun 1944), Gabbert (8 Jun 1944 - 10 Jul 1944) and Stargard-Klutzow (12 Jul 1944 - 4 Nov 1944)

* 3./West at Landes de Bussac (29 Feb 1944 - 12 May 1944)

* 4./West at Corme Ecluse (30 Sep 1943 - 18 Jan 1944)

  • Flugzeugbestand und Bewegungsmeldungen,

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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