Trügergruppe 186

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Walter Hagen, 15 Sep 1939 - 5 Jul 1940

Formed 10 Sep 1939 in Kiel-Holtenau with:

Stab I./Tr.Gr.186 new
1./Tr.Gr.186 new
2./Tr.Gr.186 new
3./Tr.Gr.186 from 4./Tr.Gr.186

On 5 Jul 1940 redesignated with :

Stab I./Tr.Gr.186 became Stab III./St.G.1
1./Tr.Gr.186 became 7./St.G.1
2./Tr.Gr.186 became 8./St.G.1
3./Tr.Gr.186 became 9./St.G.1

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Nov 1938 - 24 Aug 1939 Köln-Ostheim   Ju 87B
24 Aug 1939 - 2 Sep 1939 Stolp-West 1. Flieger-Division Ju 87B
2 Sep 1939 - 6 Sep 1939 Brüsterort   Ju 87B
6 Sep 1939 - Oct 1939 Lauenburg, Danzig, Radom   Ju 87B
Oct 1939 - 8 Nov 1939 Kiel-Holtenau   Ju 87B
8 Nov 1939 - 11 Apr 1940 Wertheim   Ju 87B
11 Apr 1940 - 12 May 1940 Hennweiler II. Fliegerkorps Ju 87B
12 May 1940 - May 1940 Ferschweiler II. Fliegerkorps Ju 87B
May 1940 - Jun 1940 Bastogne, Guise, Buzanzy   Ju 87B
Jun 1940 - 30 Jun 1940 Villenauxe, Auxerre   Ju 87B
30 Jun 1940 - 5 Jul 1940 Falaise   Ju 87B

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Walter Hagen, 39 - 15 Sep 1939
  • Maj Heinrich Seeliger, 15 Sep 1939 - 5 Jul 1940

Ordered formed 1 Aug 1938 at Bug/Rugen, but was cancelled 22 Oct 1938.

Reformed 1 Nov 1938 in Kiel-Holtenau: 4. (Stuka)/186 with Ju87B, and 6.(Jagd)/186 on 15 Nov 1938 with Bf 109B from 5.(Jagd)/186 was formed 15 Jul 1939, and the Stab II./186 was formed on 10 Sep 1939:

Stab II./Tr.Gr.186
4.(Stuka)/Tr.Gr.186
5.(Jagd)/Tr.Gr.186
6.(Jagd)/Tr.Gr.186

On 10 Sep 1939 4./186 became 3./186 and left for I./186. 4./186 was reformed 11 Oct 1939, but was disbanded Dec 1939. A new 4./186 was formed from on 29 Feb 1940.

On 27 Jun 1940 4./186 moved to Köln-Ostheim, and was renamed On 5 Jul 1940 II./186 was redesignated with :

Stab II./Tr.Gr.186 became Stab III./JG77
5./Tr.Gr.186 became 8./JG77
6./Tr.Gr.186 became 9./JG77

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Nov 1938 - 22 Aug 1938 Kiel-Holtenau   Bf 109B/Ju 87B
22 Aug 1938 - 3 Sep 1939 Brüsterort*   Bf 109B/Ju 87B
3 Sep 1939 - 6 Sep 1939 Gutenfeld   Bf 109B/Ju 87B
6 Sep 1939 - 6 Sep 1939 Kiel-Holtenau   Bf 109B/Ju 87B
6 Sep 1939 - 21 Sep 1939 Hage   Bf 109B/E
21 Sep 1939 - 8 Nov 1939 Jever   Bf 109E
8 Nov 1939 - Mar 1940 Nordholz**   Bf 109E
Mar 1940 - 15 Mar 1940 Westerland/Sylt   Bf 109E
15 Mar 1940 - 24 May 1940 Wangerooge   Bf 109E
24 May 1940 - 2 Jun 1940 Antwerpen-Deurne***   Bf 109E
2 Jun 1940 - 4 Jun 1940 Jever   Bf 109E
4 Jun 1940 - Jun 1940 Oslo-Fornebu   Bf 109E
Jun 1940 - 11 Jun 1940 Gardermoen   Bf 109E
11 Jun 1940 - 5 Jul 1940 Trondheim****   Bf 109E

* 6./186 moved to Brüsterort on 24 Aug 1939. Both staffeln also used Neukuhren and Rauschen before moving to Gutenfeld.

** one staffel at Jever, 4 Dec 1939 - 1940

*** On 26 May 1940 to Chievres, but returned to Antwerpen the same day.

**** 4./186 was stationed at Gardermoen (until 19 Jun 1940) and Trondheim-Lade (19 Jun 1940 - 27 Jun 1940); parts of 4./186 also stationed at Storfösen (Jun 1940 - 27 Jun 1940); 5./186 at Aalborg (7 Jun 1940 - 5 Jul 1940)

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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