Jagdgeschwader 400

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Maj Wolfgang Späte, Dec 1944 - Mar 1945

Stab:

Formed Dec 1944 in Brandis. Disbanded 7 Mar 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Dec 1944 - Mar 1945 Brandis 1. JD Me 163

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ?
  • Hptm Robert Olejnik, Sep 1944 - 2 Nov 1944 
  • Hptm Wilhelm Fulda, 25 Nov 1944 - 19 Apr 1945 

1./JG400 was formed 26 Apr 1944 in Wittmundhafen from Stab I. and 2./JG400 was formed Jul 1944 in Venlo:

Stab I./JG400
1./JG400
2./JG400

The first Me 163 was delivered in Jul 1944. Disbanded 19 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Apr 1944 - Jun 1944 Wittmundhafen 2. JD none
Jun 1944 - Aug 1944 Venlo* 3. JD Me 163
Aug 1944 - Apr 1945 Brandis (near Leipzig) 1. JD Me 163

* 1./JG400 moved to Brandis 25 Jul 1944, Stab I. and 2./JG400 followed in late Aug 1944.

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Opitz, Nov 1944 - May 1945

Formed 12 Nov 1944 in Stargard with:

Stab II./JG400 new
5./JG400 new
6./JG400 new

Disbanded 19 Apr 1945, but remained until the end.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Nov 1944 - Dec 1944 Stargard 1. JD Me 163
Dec 1944 - Feb 1945 Brandis 1. JD Me 163
Feb 1945 - Apr 1945 Salzwedel 1. JD Me 163
Apr 1945 - May 1945 Nordholz 1. JD Me 163
May 1945 Husum 2. JD Me 163

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Olt Franz Medicus, 21 Jul 1944 - 13 Oct 1944

Formed 21 Jul 1944 in Brandis as Erg.Staffel/JG400 from

On 14 Oct 1944 used to form but parts remained, and was used to form III./JG400 in Dec 1944 with:

Stab III./JG400 new
13./JG400 from Erg.Sta./JG400 (parts)
14./JG400 new

Disbanded Mar 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
21 Jul 1944 - Sep 1944 Brandis   Me 163
Sep 1944 - Mar 1945 Udetfeld 8. JD Me 163
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