Ergänzungs-Jagdgeschwader 2

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Obstlt Werner Andres, 2 Nov 1944 - 25 Apr 1945

Stab:

Formed 2 Nov 1944 in Sprottau.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
2 Nov 1944 - Jan 1945 Sprottau   Fw 190A, Me 262A
Jan 1945 - Mar 1945 Esperstedt   Fw 190A, Me 262A
Mar 1945 - Apr 1945 Husum-Schauendahl   Fw 190A, Me 262A
Apr 1945 - 25 Apr 1945 Schleswig   Fw 190A, Me 262A

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Heinrich Spitzer, 2 Nov 1944 - Mar 1945
  • Maj Scholtz(?), Mar 1945 - Apr 1945

Formed 2 Nov 1944 in Ludwigslust from the with:

Stab I./EJG2 from Stab/Ergänzungs-Nachtjagdgruppe
1./EJG2 from 1./Ergänzungs-Nachtjagdgruppe
2./EJG2 from 2./Ergänzungs-Nachtjagdgruppe
3./EJG2 new
4./EJG2 new (12 Dec 1944)

On 20 Mar 1945 redesignated with :

Stab I./EJG2 became Stab II./EJG1
1./EJG2 became 5./EJG1
2./EJG2 became 6./EJG1
3./EJG2 became 7./EJG1
4./EJG2 became 8./EJG1

Reformed Apr 1945 in Thüringen with (never fully formed):

Stab I./EJG2 new
1./EJG2 new
2./EJG2 new
3./EJG2 new
4./EJG2 new

Disbanded 25 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
2 Nov 1944 - Mar 1945 Ludwigslust   Fw 190A, Bf 110, Bf 109G
Mar 1945 - 25 Apr 1945 Schleswig?   Fw 190A, He 162A

* 1./EJG2 at Neustadt-Glewe (2 Nov 1944 - Mar 1945) and Schleswig? (Mar 1945 - 25 Apr 1945); 2./EJG2 at Hagenow-Land (2 Nov 1944 - Mar 1945), Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel (Apr 1945 - Apr 1945) and Schleswig? (Apr 1945 - 25 Apr 1945); 3./EJG2 at Perleberg (2 Nov 1944 - Mar 1945) and Schleswig? (Mar 1945 - 25 Apr 1945); 4./EJG2 at Perleberg (12 Dec 1944 - Mar 1945) and Hadersleben/Denmark (Mar 1945 - 25 Apr 1945).

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Hans-Ekkehard Bob, 29 Mar 1945 - 31 Mar 1945
  • ?

Formed 29 Mar 1945 in Schleswig-Land from with:

Stab II./EJG2 from Stab II./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)
5./EJG2 from 5./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)
6./EJG2 from 6./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)
7./EJG2 from ?7./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)
8./EJG2 from ?8./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)

7. and 8./EJG2 was possibly never formed.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Mar 1945 - May 1945 Schleswig-Land   Me 262A

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Horst Geyer, 7 Nov 1944 - 11 Nov 1944
  • Olt Ernst Wörner (acting), 12 Nov 1944 - Jan 1945
  • Maj Heinz Bur, 14 Feb 1945 - 23 Apr 1945

Formed 2 Nov 1944 in Lechfeld from with:

Stab III./EJG2 from Stab/Erprobungskommando 262
9./EJG2 from parts of Erprobungskommando 262
10./EJG2 from parts of Erprobungskommando 262
11./EJG2 from parts of Erprobungskommando 262
12./EJG2?

11./EJG2 was disbanded 27 Feb 1945, and 12./EJG2 was probably never formed.

Disbanded 27 Apr 1945, and was absorbed by

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
7 Nov 1944 - 22 Apr 1945 Lechfeld*   Me 262A
23 Apr 1945 - 26 Apr 1945 München-Riem*   Me 262A
27 Apr 1945 - 27 Apr 1945 Muhldorf*   Me 262A

* 9./EJG2 at Bergheim (7 Nov 1944 - Nov 1944) and Landsberg (Nov 1944 - Apr 1945); 10./EJG2 at Mettenheim (27 Apr 1945); 11./EJG2 at Unterschlauersbach.

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Hans Nocher, 14 Oct 1944 - 2 Nov 1944
  • Maj Robert Olejnik, 2 Nov 1944 - 22 Feb 1945
  • Maj Heinrich Offerdinger, 23 Feb 1945 - 20 Apr 1945

Formed 2 Nov 1944 at Udetfeld from and Erg.Staffel/JG400 with:

Stab IV./EJG2 from Stab/Erprobungskommando 16
13./EJG2 new
14./EJG2 new
15./EJG2 new (Nov 1944)

13./EJG2 was disbanded 28 Feb 1945, while the rest of the Gruppe was disbanded 20 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
14 Oct 1944 - 12 Jan 1945 Udetfeld   Me 163
13 Jan 1945 - 20 Jan 1945 Sprottau   Me 163
21 Jan 1945 - Mar 1945 Esperstedt   Me 163
Mar 1945 - 20 Apr 1945 Husum-Schauendahl   Me 163

* 14./EJG2 at Schleswig (Mar 1945 - 20 Apr 1945); 15./EJG2 was based at Sprottau (Nov 1944 - Apr 1945)

V. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ?

Formed 29 Mar 1945 in (?) from with:

Stab V./EJG2 from Stab I./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)
16./EJG2 from 1./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)
17./EJG2 from 2./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)
18./EJG2 from 3./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)
19./EJG2 from 4./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Apr 1945 - May 1945 ?   Me 262
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