Kampfgruppe 126

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Gerd Stein, Feb 1940 - Jun 1940
  • Maj Karl-Heinrich Schulz, 3 Jun 1940 - 10 Aug 1940
  • Maj Holm Schellmann, 10 Aug 1940 - Dec 1940

Formed Feb 1940 in Marx from parts of III./ with :

Stab/KGr.126 from Stab III./KG26
1./KGr.126 from 7./KG26
2./KGr.126 from 8./KG26
3./KGr.126 from 9./KG26

Conducted mining operations in coastal waters. From Aug 1940 attached to Stab/ In Dec 1940 redesignated I./ with :

Stab/KGr.126 became Stab I./KG28
1./KGr.126 became 1./KG28
2./KGr.126 became 2./KG28
3./KGr.126 became 3./KG28

Airfields and Air Base Locations

Feb 1940 - Jul 1940 Marx 9. Flieger-Division He 111H
Jul 1940 - Dec 1940 Nantes 9. Flieger-Division
IX. Fliegerkorps (from Oct 1940)
He 111H

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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