Aufklärungsgruppe 21

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Obstlt Walter Boenicke, 1 Nov 1938 - 1 Jan 1939
  • Obstlt Dr.med.dent. Walter Gnamm, 1 Jan 1939 - 26 Aug 1939
  • Maj Gerhard von Frantzius, 15 Jul 1940 - Oct 1940
  • Maj Richard Wälde, Oct 1940 - ?

Stab:

Formed 1 Nov 1938 in Stargard from On 26 Aug 1939 redesignated

Reformed Jul 1940, from Apr 1941 as Gruppenfligerstab 21. In May 1942 became

Airfields and Air Base Locations

1 Nov 1938 - 26 Aug 1939 Stargard   Hs 126

1.(H)/21:

Formed 1 Nov 1938 in Stargard from but few days later became

Reformed Nov 1938 in Stargard.

 

On 1 Jun 1944 redesignated

Served under (May 1942 - Oct 1942), (Nov 1942), (Dec 1942 - Aug 1943; Nov 1943 - Apr 1944) and (Sep 1943 - Oct 1943).

Known bases:

Stargard, Nov 1938 - Aug 1939 (Hs 126)
Mirkau, Aug 1939 - Sep 1939
Stadtkyll(?), Mar 1940 - May 1940
Bergen-op-Zoom, Oct 1940
Star-Bychow, Jul 1941
Smolensk, Aug 1941
Gerbenki, Oct 1941
Malojareslawez, Nov 1941
Laval, Jan 1942 (Fw 189A)
Artemovsk(?), Jun 1942
Chrebtowoje(?), Aug 1942
Krassnodar, Sep 1942 - Oct 1942
Goitsch(?), Nov 1942
Maikop(?), Jan 1943
Kertsch, Jun 1943
Kopani*, 22 Feb 1944 - Mar 1944
Tschapajewka*, Mar 1944 - 26 Mar 1944
Odessa*, 26 Mar 1944 - Apr 1944
Straubing, Apr 1944 - 25 May 1944

* detachment at Bagerowo (Feb 1944 - 12 Mar 1944), and Grammatikowo (12 Mar 1944 - Apr 1944)

2.(H)/21:

Formed 1 Nov 1938 in Stargard from

In 1 Sep 1943 redesignated

Served under (May 1942 - Oct 1942), (Nov 1942) and (Dec 1942 - Jul 1943).

Known bases:

Stargard, Nov 1938 - Aug 1939 (Hs 126)
Arzfeld(?), Mar 1940 - May 1940
St. Gabine, Jul 1940
Bergen-op-Zoom, Oct 1940
Orlowka(?), Jul 1941
Gdow, Jul 1941
Oswischtschi, Aug 1941
Sloboda(?), Oct 1941
Krasnogwardeisk, Feb 1942 - Apr 1943

 

3.(H)/21:

Formed Nov 1938 in Stargard from

On 1 Aug 1944 redesignated

Served under (May 1942 - Aug 1942), (Sep 1942 - May 1944), (Jun 1944) and (Jul 1944).

Known bases:

Stargard, Nov 1938 - Aug 1939 (Hs 126)
Wittisch(?), Mar 1940 - May 1940
Moerbecke(?), Oct 1940
Constanza, Feb 1941
Jambol, Mar 1941
Stara-Zagora, Mar 1941
Zamosc, Jun 1941
Lutsk-Süd, Jun 1941
Polonne, Jul 1941
Talnoje, Aug 1941
Rowno, Aug 1941
Wjasma, Nov 1941 - Mar 1942
Durowo(?), Apr 1942
Petrowski, Jul 1942
Nikolajewka, Oct 1942 - Dec 1942
Kursk, Dec 1942 - Feb 1943
Konotop, Mar 1943 - Sep 1943
Beresina*, Dec 1943 - 6 Mar 1944
Luniniec*, 6 Mar 1944 - 22 Jun 1944
Bayreuth-Bindlach, 22 Jun 1944 - Jul 1944

* detachment at Pinsk, Feb 1944 - Mar 1944

4.(H)/21:

Formed Jan 1939 in Stargard.

Disbanded Jan 1942.

Known bases:

Stargard, Jan 1939 - Aug 1939 (He 45/He 46)
Gross-Lassewitz, Aug 1939 - Sep 1939
Pirmasens, Mar 1940 - May 1940 (Hs 126)
Octeville, Nov 1940
Memel, Jun 1941
Follin, Jul 1941
Jogeva, Jul 1941 - Aug 1941
Oesel(?), Oct 1941

5.(H)/21:

Formed Dec 1940 in Stargard from parts of 1.(H)/21.

Disbanded Jan 1942.

Known bases:

Stargard, Dec 1940 - Apr 1941 (Hs 126)
Dubno(?), Jun 1941
Busk, Jul 1941
Annowka, Aug 1941
Bialacerkiew, Aug 1941
Lemberg, Sep 1941

6.(H)/21:

Formed Dec 1940 in Stargard from parts of 2.(H)/21.

Disbanded Jan 1942.

Known bases:

Stargard, Dec 1940 - Apr 1941 (Hs 126)
Steganow(?), Jun 1941 - Jul 1941
Wjasowka, Aug 1941
Sjemipolki, Sep 1941
Charkow, Nov 1941 - Jan 1942

7.(H)/21:

Formed Dec 1940 in Stargard from parts of 4.(H)/21.

Disbanded Jan 1942, with some crews transferred to

Known bases:

Stargard, Dec 1940 (Hs 126)
Vilseck(?), Feb 1941
Pleskau, Jul 1941
Wereteni, Jul 1941 - Aug 1941

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