Jagdgeschwader 21

I. Gruppe:

1./JG21 with two versions of 2./JG21 and 3./JG21.

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Martin Mettig, 15 Jul 1939 - 1 Feb 1940
  • Hptm Fritz Ultsch, 3 Feb 1940 - 6 Jul 1940

Formed 15 Jul 1939 in Jesau with:

Stab I./JG21 new
1./JG21 new
2./JG21 new
3./JG21 new

and on 6 Jul 1940 became with :

Stab I./JG21 became Stab III./JG54
1./JG21 became 7./JG54
2./JG21 became 8./JG54
3./JG21 became 9./JG54

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
15 Jul 1939 - 24 Jul 1939 Jesau Bf 109D
24 Jul 1939 - 1 Sep 1939 Gutenfeld Bf 109D
1 Sep 1939 - Sep 1939 Arys-Rostken   Bf 109D
Sep 1939 - 14 Oct 1939 Jesau   Bf 109D
14 Oct 1939 - 9 Nov 1939 Plantlünne   Bf 109D/E
9 Nov 1939 - 3 Dec 1939 Hopsten   Bf 109D/E
3 Dec 1939 - 8 Dec 1939 Krefeld   Bf 109E
8 Dec 1939 - 28 Jan 1940 Munstter-Handorf   Bf 109E
28 Jan 1940 - 12 May 1940 Mönchengladbach Bf 109E
12 May 1940 - 16 May 1940 Vogelsang VIII. Fliegerkorps Bf 109E
16 May 1940 - 18 May 1940 Neufchateau VIII. Fliegerkorps Bf 109E
18 May 1940 - 19 May 1940 Charleville   Bf 109E
19 May 1940 - 21 May 1940 Signy-le-Petit   Bf 109E
21 May 1940 - 26 May 1940 Cambrai VIII. Fliegerkorps Bf 109E
26 May 1940 - 31 May 1940 Monchy-Breton VIII. Fliegerkorps Bf 109E
31 May 1940 - 4 Jun 1940 Guise VIII. Fliegerkorps Bf 109E
4 Jun 1940 - 8 Jun 1940 Gent-St. Denis   Bf 109E
8 Jun 1940 - 13 Jun 1940 Cramont (Abbeville)   Bf 109E
13 Jun 1940 - 15 Jun 1940 Poix   Bf 109E
15 Jun 1940 - 17 Jun 1940 Rouen   Bf 109E
17 Jun 1940 - 19 Jun 1940 Paris-Orly   Bf 109E
19 Jun 1940 - 22 Jun 1940 Chateaudun   Bf 109E
22 Jun 1940 - 23 Jun 1940 Mönchengladbach   Bf 109E
23 Jun 1940 - 2 Jul 1940 Soesterberg   Bf 109E
2 Jul 1940 - 5 Jul 1940 Bergen-op-Zoom   Bf 109E

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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