Jagdgeschwader 106

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Obstlt Henning Strümpell, 20 Mar 1943 - 28 Sep 1944
  • Obstlt Hans-Heinrich Brustellin, 29 Sep 1944 - Feb 1945
  • Obstlt Herbert Wehnelt, Feb 1945 - 16 Apr 1945

Stab:

Formed 20 Mar 1943 in Lachen-Speyersdorf from (JFS 6). Disbanded 16 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location
20 Mar 1943 - 20 Jun 1944 Lachen-Speyersdorf
21 Jun 1944 - 16 Apr 1945 Bad Schussenried

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Hans Mihlan, 20 Mar 1943 - 22 Jun 1943
  • Maj Karl-Heinz Schnell, 23 Jun 1943 - 9 Jul 1943
  • Hptm Friedrich Kerkmann, 10 Jul 1943 - 28 Sep 1943
  • Maj Karl-Heinz Schnell, 29 Sep 1943 - 31 Jul 1944
  • Hptm Max Buchholz, 1 Aug 1944 - 16 Apr 1945

Formed 20 Mar 1943 in Lachen-Speyersdorf from (JFS 6) with:

Stab I./JG106 from Stab I./JFS6
1./JG106 from 1./JFS6
2./JG106 from 2./JFS6
3./JG106 from 3./JFS6

4./JG106 was formed 15 Oct 1944 in Reichenbach from

Based:

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location
20 Mar 1943 - 20 Jun 1944 Lachen-Speyersdorf
21 Jun 1944 - 16 Apr 1945 Bad Schussenried

* 1./JG106 was based at Frankfurt-Eschborn (20 Mar 1943 - Aug 1943), Mannheim-Sandhofen (Aug 1943 - 20 Jun 1944) and Baltringen (21 Jun 1944 - 16 Apr 1945).

* 3./JG106 was based at Reichenbach (21 Jun 1944 - 16 Apr 1945), together with 4./JG106 (Oct 1944 - 16 Apr 1945).

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Franz Smolle, 15 Oct 1944 - 10 Jan 1945
  • Hptm Erich Vollmer, 11 Jan 1945 - Mar 1945
  • Olt Helmut Neitzke, Mar 1945 - 22 Apr 1945

Formed 15 Oct 1944 in Laupheim from with:

Stab II./JG106 from Stab I./JG113
5./JG106 from 2./JG113
6./JG106 from 3./JG113
7./JG106 new
8./JG106 new

Disbanded 22 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location
15 Oct 1944 - 22 Apr 1945 Laupheim*

* 5./JG106 and 7./JG106 at Risstissen-Ersingen.

Aircraft used 1943 - 45: Ar 96, Bf 108, Bf 109, Bu 131, Bu 133, CR.30, CR.32, CR.42, Fw 56, Fw 190, Go 145, He 45, He 51, NA-64 and Potez 63.

 

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