Ergänzungs-Jagdgruppe Merseburg

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Obstlt Dr. Hasso von Wedel, 10 Feb 1940 - 9 Jul 1940
  • Obstlt Richard Kraut, 10 Jul 1940 - 25 Aug 1940
  • Maj Gotthardt Handrick, 26 Aug 1940 - 6 Oct 1940
  • Maj Albert Blumensaat, 7 Oct 1940 - 19 Nov 1940

Formed 10 Feb 1940 in Merseburg with:

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1. Staffel from Jagdflieger-Ergänzungsstaffel 1*
2. Staffel from Jagdflieger-Ergänzungsstaffel 2**
3. Staffel from Jagdflieger-Ergänzungsstaffel 3***
4. Staffel from Jagdflieger-Ergänzungsstaffel 4****

Disbanded 19 Nov 1940, and was divided among the various Jagdgeschwadern.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
10 Feb 1940 - Nov 1940 Merseburg ObdL Bf 109

* formed Sep 1939 in Döberitz, moved to Zerbst Nov 1939 and was attached to I./; Jan 1940 to Merseburg

** formed 23 Sep 1939 in Merseburg from parts of I./JG3

*** formed Sep 1939 in Furstenfeldbruck, moved to Zerbst Nov 1939 and was attached to I./JG3; Jan 1940 to Merseburg

**** formed Sep 1939 in Herzogenaurach, moved to Zerbst Nov 1939 and was attached to I./JG3; Jan 1940 to Merseburg

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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