Schlachtgeschwader 5

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Martin Möbus, Oct 1943 - Jun 1944
  • Maj Fritz Schröter, Jun 1944 - Oct 1944
  • Hptm Helmut Viedebantt, 9 Oct 1944 - 10 Jan 1945

Formed 18 Oct 1943 in Nautsi from with:

Stab I./SG5 from Stab I./St.G.5
1./SG5 from 1./St.G.5
2./SG5 from 2./St.G.5
3./SG5 from 3./St.G.5

On 17 May 1944 1./SG5 became and was reformed from 4./SG5.

On 10 Jan 1945 redesignated with :

Stab I./SG5 became Stab III./KG200
1./SG5 became 9./KG200
2./SG5 became 12./KG200
3./SG5 became 11./KG200

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Oct 1943 - Nov 1943 Nautsi   Ju 87
Nov 1943 - 20 Feb 1944 Dno 3. Flieger-Division Ju 87
20 Feb 1944 - 1 Mar 1944 Korowje-Selo 3. Flieger-Division Ju 87
1 Mar 1944 - 5 Mar 1944 Schwanenburg 3. Flieger-Division Ju 87
5 Mar 1944 - 3 Jun 1944 Pontsalemjoki* Luftflotte 5 Ju 87
3 Jun 1944 - 1 Jul 1944 Pori** Luftflotte 5 Ju 87, Fw 190
1 Jul 1944 - Aug 1944 Pontsalemjoki** Luftflotte 5 Fw 190
Aug 1944 - 14 Sep 1944 Smitten 3. Flieger-Division Fw 190
14 Sep 1944 - 18 Sep 1944 Wesenberg 3. Flieger-Division Fw 190
18 Sep 1944 - 22 Sep 1944 Turgel 3. Flieger-Division Fw 190
22 Sep 1944 - Oct 1944 Hannover-Langenhagen   Fw 190
Oct 1944 - Jan 1945 Berlin-Staaken   Fw 190

* detachment at Kemijärvi, Mar 1944 - May 1944

** 1./SG5 (ex-4./SG5) was based at Salmijärvi, 17 May 1944 - Jun 1944; at Alakurtti, Jun 1944 - 20 Jun 1944; and at Immola, 20 Jun 1944 - 27 Jul 1944.;

** 2./SG5 remained at Pori until mid July 1944.

4./SG5:

Formed 7 Feb 1944 in Petsamo from On 17 May 1944 redesignated 1./SG5.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Feb 1944 - Mar 1944 Pontsalemjoki Luftflotte 5 Fw 190
Mar 1944 - Apr 1944 Alakurtti Luftflotte 5 Fw 190
Apr 1944 - 17 May 1944 Salmijärvi Luftflotte 5 Fw 190
  • Flugzeugbestand und Bewegungsmeldungen,
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This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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