Jagdgeschwader 105

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Maj Richard Leppla, 25 Feb 1943 - 31 Aug 1943
  • Maj Helmut Bolz, 1 Sep 1943 - 30 Sep 1944
  • Maj Richard Leppla, 1 Oct 1944 - 16 Apr 1945

Stab:

Formed 25 Feb 1943 in Villacoublay-Nord from (JFS 5). Disbanded 16 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location
25 Feb 1943 - 31 Aug 1943 Villacoublay-Nord
1 Sep 1943 - 18 Mar 1944 Chartres
19 Mar 1944 - 6 Jun 1944 Bourges-Stadt
7 Jun 1944 - 16 Apr 1945 Markersdorf

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Otto Bertram, 25 Feb 1943 - 13 Sep 1943
  • Hptm Jurgen Hepe, Sep 1943 - 15 Sep 1944
  • Hptm Erich Vollmer, 16 Sep 1944 - 30 Sep 1944
  • Hptm Hans Specht, 1 Oct 1944 - 30 Mar 1945

Formed 25 Feb 1943 in Villacoublay-Nord from (JFS 5) with:

Stab I./JG105 from Stab I./JFS5
1./JG105 from 1./JFS5
2./JG105 from 2./JFS5
3./JG105 from 3./JFS5

1./JG105 was wiped out 10 Apr 1944 during a bomb attack, and was reformed 22 Jun 1944 in Markersdorf.

4./JG105 was formed Sep 1944 in Bierbaum.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location
25 Feb 1943 - 31 Aug 1943 Villacoublay-Nord*
1 Sep 1943 - 18 Mar 1944 Chartres*
19 Mar 1944 - 6 Jun 1944 Bourges-Stadt*
7 Jun 1944 - Apr 1945 Markersdorf*

* 1./JG105 at Bourges-Stadt (8 Dec 1943 - 20 Mar 1944), Romorantin-Pruniers (21 Mar 1944 - 10 Apr 1944), Markersdorf (22 Jun 1944 - 31 Jul 1944) and Raffelding (1 Aug 1944 - 16 Apr 1945).

* 2./JG105 at Paris-Orly (25 Feb 1943 - Mar 1943), Le Bourget (Mar 1943 - Apr 1943), Guyancourt (Apr 1943 - 30 Aug 1943), Chartres (1 Sep 1943 - 18 Mar 1944), Chateauroux-Deols (19 Mar 1944 - 6 Jun 1944).

* 3./JG105 at Markersdorf (7 Jun 1944 - 10 Jun 1944), Budweis (11 Jun 1944 - Jul 1944), Zeltweg (Jul 1944 - Feb 1945), Bierbaum (Feb 1945 - Mar 1945) and Raffelding (Mar 1945 - 16 Apr 1945).

* 4./JG105 at Bierbaum (Sep 1944 - Oct 1944?) and Markersdorf (Oct 1944? - 16 Apr 1945).

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Kuno Ebeling, 15 Oct 1944 - 30 Mar 1945

Formed 15 Oct 1944 in Brieg from with:

Stab II./JG105 from Stab I./JG117
5./JG105 from 1./JG117
6./JG105 from 2./JG117
7./JG105 from 3./JG117
8./JG105 new

On 4 Feb 1945 was transferred to Stab/JG103, and instead was attached to Stab/JG105.

Disbanded 15 Mar 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location
15 Oct 1944 - 18 Jan 1945 Brieg
19 Jan 1945 - 15 Mar 1945 Helmstedt

* 5./JG105 was based at Breslau-Gandau (15 Oct 1944 - 23 Jan 1945) and 7./JG105 at Woisseldorf (1 Nov 1944 - Dec 1944).

Aircraft used 1943 - 45: Ar 66, Ar 68, Ar 96, Bf 108, Bf 109, Bu 131, Bu 133, Bu 181, C.445, D.520, Fi 156, Fw 56, Fw 190, He 72, NA-57, Potez 63, Saiman 202, Si 204 and W.34

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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