Aufklärungsgruppe 121

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Obstlt Gotthardt Kapuste, 1 Nov 1938 - 13 Nov 1939
  • Obstlt Rudolf Franz, Nov 1939 - Jan 1940

Stab:

Formed 1 Nov 1938 in Prenzlau. Disbanded Jun 1940.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Nov 1938 - Oct 1939 Prenzlau   Do 17P
Oct 1939 - Jun 1940 Munstter   Do 17P, He 111H

1.(F)/121:

Formed 1 May 1934 in Neuhausen as Fliegerstaffel Neuhausen, from 1 Oct 1935 Fliegerstaffel 1 Neuhausen. On 1 Oct 1937 redesignated

Reformed 1 Nov 1938 in Prenzlau from In Jul 1940 absorbed

Disbanded Nov 1944.

Known bases:

Neuhausen, 1 May 1934 - 1 Oct 1937
Prenzlau, 1 Nov 1938 - Sep 1939
Stargard-Klutzow, Aug 1939 - Sep 1939
Munstter-Handorf, Oct 1939 - May 1940
Caen-Carpiquet, Jun 1940 - Aug 1940
Stavanger-Sola, Aug 1940 - Dec 1940
Catania*, Dec 1940 - Jan 1942
Derna, Jan 1942 - Jul 1942
Fuka, Jul 1942 - Nov 1942
Uadi Tamet, Dec 1942
Castell Benito, Jan 1943
El Djem, Feb 1943 - Apr 1943
Perleberg(?), Apr 1943 - May 1943
Toussus-le-Buc, Jun 1943 - Aug 1944
Florennes, Aug 1944 - 4 Sep 1944
Langendiebach, 4 Sep 1944 - 2 Nov 1944

* detachment in North Africa, under Fliegerführer Afrika (Nov 1941 Derna)

2.(F)/121:

Formed 1 Oct 1935 in Neuhausen as Fliegerstaffel 2 Neuhausen. On 1 Oct 1937 redesignated

Reformed 1 Nov 1938 in Prenzlau from

On 24 Oct 1939 redesignated

Known Bases:

Neuhausen, 1 Oct 1936 - 1 Oct 1937
Prenzlau, 1 Nov 1938 - Aug 1939
Schonfeld/Crössinsee, Sep 1939 - Oct 1939
Berlin-Staaken, Oct 1939 - 24 Oct 1939

3.(F)/121:

Formed 1 Oct 1936 in Neuhausen from parts of 1.(F)/121. On 1 Oct 1937 redesignated

Reformed 1 Nov 1938 in Prenzlau from

Known bases:

Neuhausen, 1 Oct 1936 - 1 Oct 1937
Prenzlau, 1 Nov 1938 - Aug 1939
Stargard-Klutzow, Aug 1939 - Oct 1939
Frankfurt/Main, Oct 1939 - May 1940
Chateaudun, Jun 1940 - Oct 1940
Dinard, Oct 1940 - May 1941
Ramnicul-Sarat, Jun 1941 - Jul 1941
Jasi(?), Jul 1941
Nikolayev, Aug 1941 - Feb 1942
Saporoshje, Feb 1942 - Aug 1942
Krasnodar, Aug 1942 - Dec 1942
Saporoshje, Dec 1942 - Apr 1943
Stalino, Apr 1943 - May 1943
Gutenfeld, May 1943 - Oct 1943
Odessa, Oct 1943 - 21 Mar 1944
Focsani, 21 Mar 1944 - 12 Apr 1944
Zilistea, 12 Apr 1944 - Aug 1944
Debrecen, Aug 1944 - 14 Sep 1944
Sarospatak, 14 Sep 1944 - 10 Oct 1944
Borgond, 10 Oct 1944 - Nov 1944
Lesvar, Nov 1944 - Dec 1944
Wien-Seyring, Dec 1944 - Mar 1945
Steinamanger, Mar 1945 - May 1945

4.(F)/121:

Formed 1 May 1939 in Prenzlau.

Prenzlau, 1 May 1939 - Aug 1939
Jesau, Aug 1939 - Oct 1939
Gablingen, Oct 1939 - May 1940
Caen-Carpiquet, Aug 1940 - Mar 1941
Wien-Seyring, Mar 1941 - Apr 1941
Saloniki-Sedes, Apr 1941 - May 1941
Zamosc, May 1941 - Jun 1941
Labunie, Jun 1941 - Jul 1941
Kirowograd, Sep 1941 - Oct 1941
Taganrog, Nov 1941
Dresden-Klotzsche(?), Dec 1941 - Apr 1942
Smolensk-Nord, Jun 1942 - Jan 1943
Orscha-Süd, Mar 1943 - Apr 1943
Seschtschinskaja, May 1943 - Sep 1943
Slonim, Sep 1943 - Oct 1943
Baranowitschi, Oct 1943 - 27 Mar 1944
Gutenfeld, 27 Mar 1944 - 23 Jul 1944
Jüterbog, 23 Jul 1944 - Aug 1944
Brieg, Aug 1944 - Dec 1944
Sprottau, Dec 1944 - 10 Feb 1945
Alt-Lönnewitz, 10 Feb 1945 - May 1945


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This webpage was updated 11th October 2020