Jagdgeschwader 76

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Maj Anton Hackl, Aug 1944 - Oct 1944
  • Maj Ernst Düllberg, 7 Oct 1944 - Apr 1945

Stab:

Formed Jul 1944 in Salzburg from Disbanded 24 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
22 Jul 1944 - Aug 1944 Rotenburg   Bf 109G
Aug 1944 - 28 Aug 1944 Athis (France)   Bf 109G
28 Aug 1944 - Oct 1944 Freiburg Controlling:
Bf 109G
Oct 1944 - Nov 1944 Felsoe-Abrany   Bf 109G
Nov 1944 - Jan 1945 Imely (Hungary) Controlling:
II./JG52, and ung. JGr.101
Bf 109G
Jan 1945 - Mar 1945 Veszprem Controlling:
I./JG53, II./JG52, II./JG51 and ung. JGr.101
Bf 109G
Mar 1945 - Apr 1945 Wien Controlling:
I./JG53, II./JG52, II./JG51 and ung. JGr.101
Bf 109G

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Wilfried von Muller-Rienzburg, 1 May 1939 - 10 Jan 1940
  • Maj Günther Blumensaat, 10 Jan 1940 - 15 Feb 1940
  • Obstlt Richard Kraut, 15 Feb 1940 - 4 Jul 1940
  • Hptm Heinrich Offterdinger, Jul 1944 - Oct 1944

Formed 1 May 1939 in Wien-Aspern from with:

Stab I./JG76 from Stab I./JG134
1./JG76 from 1./JG134
2./JG76 from 2./JG134
3./JG76 from 3./JG134

On 4 Jul 1940 redesignated II./JG54:

Stab I./JG76 became
1./JG76 became 4./JG54
2./JG76 became 5./JG54
3./JG76 became 6./JG54

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 May 1939 - 17 Aug 1939 Wien-Aspern   Bf 109E
17 Aug 1939 - 7 Sep 1939 Stubendorf   Bf 109E
7 Sep 1939 - 11 Sep 1939 Wittkowice   Bf 109E
11 Sep 1939 - 14 Sep 1939 Kamien   Bf 109E
14 Sep 1939 - 26 Sep 1939 Stubendorf   Bf 109E
26 Sep 1939 - 26 Oct 1939 Wien-Aspern   Bf 109E
26 Oct 1939 - 17 Apr 1940 Frankfurt/Rhein-Main*   Bf 109E
17 Apr 1940 - 11 May 1940 Ober-Olm   Bf 109E
11 May 1940 - 15 May 1940 Wengerohr   Bf 109E
15 May 1940 - 16 May 1940 Bastogne-Foix   Bf 109E
16 May 1940 - 21 May 1940 Nives   Bf 109E
21 May 1940 - 7 Jun 1940 Charleville**   Bf 109E
7 Jun 1940 - 16 Jun 1940 Conteville   Bf 109E
16 Jun 1940 - 18 Jun 1940 Guise   Bf 109E
18 Jun 1940 - 19 Jun 1940 Emerainville   Bf 109E
19 Jun 1940 - 20 Jun 1940 Wesel   Bf 109E
20 Jun 1940 - 22 Jun 1940 Bouard   Bf 109E
22 Jun 1940 - 4 Jul 1940 Brüssel   Bf 109E

* 2./JG76 at Walsdorf, 26.10 - 2 Nov 1939; 3./JG76 at Gelnhausen, 26.10 - 2 Nov 1939

** 1./JG76 at Hirson (22 May 1940 - 7 Jun 1940) and 2./JG76 at Log eWactiaux (21 May 1940 - 7 Jun 1940)

Reformed Jul 1944 in Bonn-Hangelar from with:

Stab I./JG76 from Stab I./ZG76
1./JG76 from 1./ZG76
2./JG76 from 2./ZG76
3./JG76 from 3./ZG76
4./JG76 from 4./ZG76

In Oct 1944 renamed with :

Stab I./JG76 became Stab IV./JG300
1./JG76 became 13./JG300
2./JG76 became 14./JG300
3./JG76 became 15./JG300
4./JG76 became 16./JG300

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
22 Jul 1944 - Aug 1944 Bonn-Hangelar   Bf 109G
Aug 1944 - 18 Sep 1944 Gahro   Bf 109G
18 Sep 1944 - 3 Oct 1944 Störmede   Bf 109G
3 Oct 1944 - Oct 1944 Reinsdorf   Bf 109G

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Egon Albrecht, Jul 1944 - 25 Aug 1944
  • Hptm Hans Morr, Aug 1944 - 25 Oct 1944

Formed Jul 1944 in Stade from with:

Stab III./JG76 from Stab II./ZG1
9./JG76 from 4./ZG1
10./JG76 from 5./ZG1
11./JG76 from 6./ZG1
12./JG76 new

On 25 Oct 1944 redesignated with :

Stab III./JG76 became Stab IV./JG53
9./JG76 became 13./JG53
10./JG76 became 14./JG53
11./JG76 became 15./JG53
12./JG76 became 16./JG353

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
24 Jul 1944 - 20 Aug 1944 Stade   Bf 109G
21 Aug 1944 - 28 Aug 1944 Athis   Bf 109G
29 Aug 1944 - 31 Aug 1944 Azannes   Bf 109G
1 Sep 1944 - 10 Sep 1944 Wiesbaden   Bf 109G
10 Sep 1944 - 22 Sep 1944 Wolferbach   Bf 109G
23 Sep 1944 - Oct 1944 Wittenweier   Bf 109G
Oct 1944 - 25 Oct 1944 Donaueschingen   Bf 109G

II./JG76 and IV./JG76 was to have been formed from and but this was cancelled.

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