Jagdgeschwader 77 'Herz As'

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Obstlt Eitel Roediger von Manteuffel, 1 Oct 1939 - 22 Dec 1940
  • Maj Bernhard Woldenga, 2 Jan 1941 - 23 Jun 1941
  • Maj Gotthard Handrick, 23 Jun 1941 - 16 May 1942
  • Maj Gordon M. Gollob, 16 May 1942 - 30 Sep 1942
  • Maj Joachim Muncheberg, 1 Oct 1942 - 23 Mar 1943
  • Obstlt Johannes Steinhoff, 1 Apr 1943 - 1 Dec 1944
  • Maj Johannes Weisse, 1 Dec 1944 - 25 Dec 1944
  • Maj Siegfried Freytag (acting), 26 Dec 1944 - 15 Jan 1945
  • Maj Erich Leie, 29 Dec 1944 - 7 Mar 1945
  • Maj Siegfried Freytag (acting), 7 Mar 1945 - 1 Apr 1945
  • Maj Fritz Losigkeit, 1 Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945

Stab:

Formed 1 Oct 1939 in Neumünster.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Oct 1939 - 21 Oct 1939 Neumünster   Bf 109E
21 Oct 1939 - 28 Oct 1939 Köln-Ostheim   Bf 109E
28 Oct 1939 - 9 May 1940 Bonn-Hangelar   Bf 109E
9 May 1940 - 11 May 1940 Peppenhoven   Bf 109E
11 May 1940 - 13 May 1940 Elsenborn   Bf 109E
13 May 1940 - 17 May 1940 Marsche   Bf 109E
17 May 1940 - 24 May 1940 Philippeville   Bf 109E
24 May 1940 - 9 Jun 1940 Montecouvez-Süd   Bf 109E
9 Jun 1940 - 11 Jun 1940 Bonn-Hangelar   Bf 109E
11 Jun 1940 - 30 Nov 1940 Döberitz   Bf 109E
30 Nov 1940 - 28 Mar 1941 Dinan Jafu 3 Bf 109E
28 Mar 1941 - 2 Apr 1941 Münchendorf   Bf 109E
2 Apr 1941 - 16 Apr 1941 Deta   Bf 109E
16 Apr 1941 - 19 Apr 1941 Korinos   Bf 109E
19 Apr 1941 - 22 Apr 1941 Larissa   Bf 109E
22 Apr 1941 - 27 Apr 1941 Almiros   Bf 109E
27 Apr 1941 - 11 May 1941 Tanagra   Bf 109E
11 May 1941 - 1 Jun 1941 Molaoi   Bf 109E
1 Jun 1941 - 21 Jun 1941 Bucharest   Bf 109E/F
21 Jun 1941 - 2 Jul 1941 Bacau   Bf 109F
2 Jul 1941 - 16 Jul 1941 Jassy   Bf 109F
16 Jul 1941 - 24 Jul 1941 Balti   Bf 109F
24 Jul 1941 - 1 Aug 1941 Kishinev   Bf 109F
1 Aug 1941 - 8 Aug 1941 Balti   Bf 109F
8 Aug 1941 - 12 Aug 1941 Balta-Ost   Bf 109F
12 Aug 1941 - 17 Aug 1941 Wosnessensk   Bf 109F
17 Aug 1941 - 14 Sep 1941 Nikolayev   Bf 109F
14 Sep 1941 - 4 Nov 1941 Tschaplinka   Bf 109F
4 Nov 1941 - 2 Jun 1942 Sarabus   Bf 109F
2 Jun 1942 - 28 Jun 1942 Oktoberfeld   Bf 109F
28 Jun 1942 - 15 Sep 1942 Bagerovo   Bf 109F
15 Sep 1942 - 11 Oct 1942 Krasnogwardeisk   Bf 109G
11 Oct 1942 - 24 Oct 1942 München   Bf 109G
28 Oct 1942 - 3 Nov 1942 Bari   Bf 109G
3 Nov 1942 - 5 Nov 1942 Bir-el-Abd   Bf 109G
5 Nov 1942 - 9 Nov 1942 Gambut   Bf 109G
9 Nov 1942 - 11 Nov 1942 Bir-el-Arca   Bf 109G
11 Nov 1942 - 13 Nov 1942 Martuba   Bf 109G
13 Nov 1942 - 14 Nov 1942 Berca-West   Bf 109G
14 Nov 1942 - 15 Dec 1942 Arco-Philaenorum   Bf 109G
15 Dec 1942 - 19 Dec 1942 Wadi Tamet   Bf 109G
19 Dec 1942 - 25 Dec 1942 Tauorga   Bf 109G
25 Dec 1942 - 17 Jan 1943 Bir Dufan   Bf 109G
17 Jan 1943 - 22 Jan 1943 Castell Benito   Bf 109G
22 Jan 1943 - 15 Feb 1943 Zuara   Bf 109G
15 Feb 1943 - 6 Apr 1943 La Fauconnerie   Bf 109G
6 Apr 1943 - 18 Apr 1943 St. Marie du Zit   Bf 109G
18 Apr 1943 - 6 May 1943 Créteville   Bf 109G
6 May 1943 - 8 May 1943 Korbous   Bf 109G
8 May 1943 - 12 May 1943 Trapani   Bf 109G
12 May 1943 - 13 Jun 1943 Bari   Bf 109G
13 Jun 1943 - 13 Jul 1943 Trapani   Bf 109G
13 Jul 1943 - 16 Jul 1943 Vibo Valentia   Bf 109G
16 Jul 1943 - 20 Aug 1943 Camigliatello   Bf 109G
20 Aug 1943 - 21 Sep 1943 Foggia   Bf 109G
21 Sep 1943 - 13 Nov 1943 Albano   Bf 109G
13 Nov 1943 - 27 Jan 1944 Pinerolo   Bf 109G
27 Jan 1944 - 1 May 1944 Povoletto   Bf 109G
1 May 1944 - 30 Jun 1944 Ferrara   Bf 109G
30 Jun 1944 - 24 Aug 1944 Bettola   Bf 109G
24 Aug 1944 - 9 Sep 1944 Villafranca   Bf 109G
9 Sep 1944 - Sep 1944 Wien-Aspern   Bf 109G
Sep 1944 - Oct 1944 Felsoe-Abrany   Bf 109G
Oct 1944 - 18 Jan 1945 Dortmund   Bf 109G
18 Jan 1945 - 24 Jan 1945 Ohlau   Bf 109G
24 Jan 1945 - 15 Apr 1945 Beneschau   Bf 109G
15 Apr 1945 - 1 May 1945 Prossnitz   Bf 109G
1 May 1945 - 8 May 1945 Skutsch   Bf 109G

  

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Johannes Janke, 1 May 1939 - 21 Nov 1940
  • Hptm Walter Grommes, Feb 1941 - Jun 1941
  • Maj Joachim Seegert, Jun 1941 - Jan 1942
  • Hptm Herbert Ihlefeld, 6 Jan 1942 - 11 May 1942
  • Maj Heinz Bur, 11 May 1942 - 6 Aug 1943
  • Obstlt Armin Kühler (acting), 31 Jul 1943 - 19 Aug 1943
  • Hptm Lutz-Wilhelm Burkhardt, 19 Aug 1943 - 30 Nov 1943
  • Hptm Theo Lindemann, 30 Nov 1943 - 28 Aug 1944
  • Hptm Armin Kühler (acting), May 1944 - 13 Jun 1944
  • Hptm Lothar Baumann, 1 Aug 1944 - 24 Dec 1944
  • Maj Münnichow, 24 Dec 1944 - 10 Jan 1945
  • Hptm Joachim Deicke, 10 Jan 1945 - 17 Apr 1945
  • Hptm Heinz Grosser, 17 Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945

Formed 1 May 1939 in Breslau-Schongarten from with:

Stab I./JG77 from Stab I./JG331
1./JG77 from 1./JG331
2./JG77 from 2./JG331
3./JG77 from 3./JG331

On 21 Nov 1940 redesignated with :

Stab I./JG77 became Stab IV./JG51
1./JG77 became 10./JG51
2./JG77 became 11./JG51
3./JG77 became 12./JG51

Reformed 1 Feb 1941 in Stavanger. Known as from Jun 1941. In Jan 1942 redesignated

Reformed 6 Jan 1942 in Mariupol from with:

Stab I./JG77 from Stab I./LG2



1./JG77 from 1./LG2



2./JG77 from 2./LG2



3./JG77 from 3./LG2

Part of 1./JG77 was used to form the Ölschützstaffel/JG77 in Apr 1942. In May 1944 part of 3./JG77 was used to form In Sep 1944 increased to 4 staffeln:

1./JG77 unchanged
2./JG77 unchanged
3./JG77 unchanged
4./JG77 new

4./JG77 was disbanded 24 Mar 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 May 1939 - 26 Aug 1939 Breslau-Schongarten   Bf 109E
26 Aug 1939 - 7 Sep 1939 Juliusburg   Bf 109E
7 Sep 1939 - 9 Sep 1939 Gleiwitz   Bf 109E
9 Sep 1939 - 13 Sep 1939 Krakau   Bf 109E
13 Sep 1939 - 21 Sep 1939 Krosno   Bf 109E
21 Sep 1939 - 24 Sep 1939 Olmütz   Bf 109E
24 Sep 1939 - 28 Sep 1939 Breslau-Schongarten   Bf 109E
28 Sep 1939 - 21 Oct 1939 Oedheim   Bf 109E
21 Oct 1939 - 5 Nov 1939 Frankfurt/Rhein-Main   Bf 109E
5 Nov 1939 - 29 Nov 1939 Porz-Wahn   Bf 109E
29 Nov 1939 - 12 Dec 1939 Gütersloh   Bf 109E
12 Dec 1939 - 14 May 1940 Odendorf   Bf 109E
14 May 1940 - 17 May 1940 Hargimont   Bf 109E
17 May 1940 - 18 May 1940 St. Aubin   Bf 109E
18 May 1940 - 20 May 1940 Niergnes   Bf 109E
20 May 1940 - 22 May 1940 Escarmain   Bf 109E
22 May 1940 - 20 Jul 1940 Döberitz*   Bf 109E
21 Jul 1940 - 31 Jul 1940 Berlin-Tempelhof   Bf 109E
31 Jul 1940 - 25 Aug 1940 Aalborg-West*   Bf 109E
25 Aug 1940 - 21 Nov 1940 Marquise   Bf 109E
1 Feb 1941 - Jan 1942 Stavanger-Sola   Bf 109E
6 Jan 1942 - 21 Jan 1942 Mariupol**   Bf 109E
21 Jan 1942 - 3 May 1942 Stalino**   Bf 109E/F
3 May 1942 - 26 May 1942 Konstantinovka**   Bf 109E/F
26 May 1942 - 11 Jun 1942 Sarabus**   Bf 109F
11 Jun 1942 - 28 Jun 1942 Bagerovo**   Bf 109F
1 Jul 1942 - 27 Oct 1942 Comiso   Bf 109F/G
27 Oct 1942 - 4 Nov 1942 Bir-el-Abd   Bf 109F/G
4 Nov 1942 - 5 Nov 1942 Haggag-el-Quasaba   Bf 109F/G
5 Nov 1942 - 6 Nov 1942 Gambut   Bf 109F/G
6 Nov 1942 - 11 Nov 1942 Bir-el-Arca   Bf 109F/G
11 Nov 1942 - 13 Nov 1942 Martuba   Bf 109F/G
13 Nov 1942 - 14 Nov 1942 Berca-West   Bf 109F/G
14 Nov 1942 - 15 Dec 1942 Arco-Philaenorum***   Bf 109F/G
15 Dec 1942 - 18 Dec 1942 Wadi-Tamet***   Bf 109G
18 Dec 1942 - 25 Dec 1942 Tauorga***   Bf 109G
25 Dec 1942 - 17 Jan 1943 Bir Dufan***   Bf 109G
17 Jan 1943 - 18 Jan 1943 Castell Benito   Bf 109G
18 Jan 1943 - 29 Jan 1943 Ben Gardane   Bf 109G
29 Jan 1943 - 3 Feb 1943 Matmata   Bf 109G
3 Feb 1943 - 27 Mar 1943 Fatnassa/Oudref   Bf 109G
27 Mar 1943 - 30 Mar 1943 La Fauconnerie   Bf 109G
30 Mar 1943 - 6 Apr 1943 Bou Thadi   Bf 109G
6 Apr 1943 - 7 Apr 1943 Tunis/La Sebala   Bf 109G
7 Apr 1943 - 8 Apr 1943 La Smala   Bf 109G
8 Apr 1943 - 14 Apr 1943 Korba   Bf 109G
14 Apr 1943 - 7 May 1943 Soliman-Süd   Bf 109G
7 May 1943 - 12 May 1943 Chinisia (Sicily)   Bf 109G
12 May 1943 - 15 May 1943 Bari   Bf 109G
15 May 1943 - 8 Jun 1943 Neubiberg   Bf 109G
8 Jun 1943 - 10 Jul 1943 Sciacca   Bf 109G
10 Jul 1943 - 12 Jul 1943 Viacenza   Bf 109G
12 Jul 1943 - 13 Jul 1943 Jesi   Bf 109G
13 Jul 1943 - 14 Jul 1943 Lecce   Bf 109G
14 Jul 1943 - 17 Jul 1943 Vibo Valentia   Bf 109G
17 Jul 1943 - 6 Aug 1943 Bottricello/Crotone   Bf 109G
6 Aug 1943 - 18 Aug 1943 Cassano-Sibari   Bf 109G
18 Aug 1943 - 20 Sep 1943 San Severo   Bf 109G
20 Sep 1943 - 23 Sep 1943 Viterbo-West   Bf 109G
23 Sep 1943 - 27 Sep 1943 Tuscania   Bf 109G
27 Sep 1943 - 4 Oct 1943 Cecina   Bf 109G
4 Oct 1943 - 24 Oct 1943 Tuscania   Bf 109G
24 Oct 1943 - 2 Nov 1943 Fabrica di Roma   Bf 109G
2 Nov 1943 - 16 Jan 1944 Centocelle****   Bf 109G
16 Jan 1944 - 26 Jan 1944 Lagnasco   Bf 109G
26 Jan 1944 - 5 Mar 1944 Lavariano****   Bf 109G
5 Mar 1944 - 20 Mar 1944 Gorizia   Bf 109G
20 Mar 1944 - 1 May 1944 Lavariano   Bf 109G
1 May 1944 - 14 May 1944 Ferrara*****   Bf 109G
14 May 1944 - 2 Jun 1944 Tuscania   Bf 109G
2 Jun 1944 - 30 Jun 1944 Bologna   Bf 109G
30 Jun 1944 - 31 Jul 1944 Ghedi II   Bf 109G
31 Jul 1944 - 28 Aug 1944 Oldenburg   Bf 109G
28 Aug 1944 - 4 Sep 1944 Kirchhellen   Bf 109G
4 Sep 1944 - 17 Oct 1944 Babenhausen   Bf 109G
17 Oct 1944 - 10 Dec 1944 Schonwalde   Bf 109G
10 Dec 1944 - 18 Jan 1945 Dortmund   Bf 109G/K
18 Jan 1945 - 22 Jan 1945 Ohlau   Bf 109G/K
22 Jan 1945 - 2 Mar 1945 Beneschau   Bf 109G/K
2 Mar 1945 - 29 Mar 1945 Prerau   Bf 109G/K
29 Mar 1945 - 2 May 1945 Mährisch-Ostrau******   Bf 109G/K
2 May 1945 - 8 May 1945 Mährisch-Trübau   Bf 109G/K

* 3./JG77 at Zerbst (30.5 - 10 Jun 1940) and Wyk auf Fuhr (31.7 - 25 Aug 1940); 2./JG77 at Wyk auf Fuhr (31.7 - 25 Aug 1940); Westerland was used as a forward airfield during 3.8 - 25 Aug 1940.

** part of 1./JG77 at Mizil (6 Jan 1942 - 21 Jan 1942), Bucharest-Pipera (24 Apr 1942 - Apr 1942) and Mizil (Apr 1942 - 30 Apr 1942); detachments at Charkow, Fernheim, Bagerowo and Oktoberfeld, Apr 1942 - Jun 1942

*** detachment at Gabes, 1 Dec 1942 - 29 Dec 1942.

**** 2. and 3./JG77 to Ciampino 2 Nov 1943; 2./JG77 to Cascina-Vaga 27 Nov 1943 and to Lagnasco 23 Jan 1944; 2./JG77 at Tuscania, 16 Feb 1944 - 24 Feb 1944.

***** 1./JG77 at Poggio Renatico, 1 May 1944 - 14 May 1944; 3./JG77 at Poggio Renatico, 12 May 1944 - 14 May 1944

****** 2. and 3./JG77 at Eckersdorf, 17 Apr 1945 - 2 May 1945.

 

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Obstlt Carl Schumacher, 1 May 1939 - 30 Nov 1939
  • Maj Harry von Bulow-Bothkamp, 30 Nov 1939 - 31 Mar 1940
  • Hptm Karl Hentschel, 31 Mar 1940 - 9 Sep 1940
  • Hptm Franz-Heinz Lange, 9 Sep 1940 - 23 Apr 1941
  • Hptm Helmut Henz, 23 Apr 1941 - 25 May 1941
  • Maj Anton Mader, 26 May 1941 - 7 Mar 1943
  • Olt Heinz Dudeck (acting), 7 Mar 1943 - 13 Mar 1943
  • Maj Siegfried Freytag, 13 Mar 1943 - 3 Apr 1945
  • Hptm Emil Omert (acting), 29 Jan 1944 - 31 Mar 1944
  • Maj Armin Kühler, 4 Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945

Formed 1 May 1939 in Pilsen from with:

Stab II./JG77 from Stab II./JG331



4./JG77 from 4./JG331
5./JG77 from 5./JG331
6./JG77 from 6./JG331

On 1 Aug 1944 II./JG77 was reorganised:



 

5./JG77 unchanged
6./JG77 unchanged
7./JG77 frim the old 4./JG77

8./JG77 was formed 18 Sep 1944 from but was disbanded 8 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 May 1939 - 20 Aug 1939 Pilsen   Bf 109E
20 Aug 1939 - 21 Sep 1939 Nordholz   Bf 109E
21 Sep 1939 - 31 Oct 1939 Neumünster   Bf 109E
31 Oct 1939 - 29 Nov 1939 Dünstekoven   Bf 109E
29 Nov 1939 - 12 Dec 1939 Gütersloh   Bf 109E
12 Dec 1939 - 15 Mar 1940 Jever*   Bf 109E
15 Mar 1940 - 8 Apr 1940 Westerland   Bf 109E
8 Apr 1940 - 9 Apr 1940 Husum   Bf 109E
9 Apr 1940 - 11 Apr 1940 Aalborg-West   Bf 109E
11 Apr 1940 - 1 May 1940 Kristiansand-Kjevik**   Bf 109E
1 May 1940 - 9 May 1940 Stavanger-Sola**   Bf 109E
9 May 1940 - 9 Nov 1940 Kristiansand-Kjevik**   Bf 109E
9 Nov 1940 - 10 Nov 1940 Aalborg-West   Bf 109E
20 Nov 1940 - 30 Mar 1941 Brest-Guipavas   Bf 109E
30 Mar 1941 - 4 Apr 1941 Münchendorf   Bf 109E
4 Apr 1941 - 13 Apr 1941 Deta   Bf 109E
13 Apr 1941 - 16 Apr 1941 Vrba   Bf 109E
16 Apr 1941 - 19 Apr 1941 Korinos   Bf 109E
19 Apr 1941 - 22 Apr 1941 Larissa   Bf 109E
22 Apr 1941 - 10 May 1941 Almiros   Bf 109E
10 May 1941 - 11 May 1941 Tanagra   Bf 109E
11 May 1941 - 2 Jun 1941 Molaoi***   Bf 109E
2 Jun 1941 - 13 Jun 1941 Bucharest-Pipera   Bf 109E
13 Jun 1941 - 21 Jun 1941 Otopeni   Bf 109E
21 Jun 1941 - 12 Jul 1941 Bacau***   Bf 109E
12 Jul 1941 - 13 Jul 1941 Jassy   Bf 109E
13 Jul 1941 - 24 Jul 1941 Balti   Bf 109E
24 Jul 1941 - 9 Aug 1941 Kishinev   Bf 109E
9 Aug 1941 - 19 Aug 1941 Zebrikowo   Bf 109E
19 Aug 1941 - 29 Aug 1941 Nikolayev   Bf 109E
29 Aug 1941 - 14 Sep 1941 Berislaw   Bf 109E
14 Sep 1941 - 9 Oct 1941 Tschaplinka   Bf 109E
9 Oct 1941 - 10 Oct 1941 Pologi   Bf 109E
10 Oct 1941 - 19 Oct 1941 Mariupol   Bf 109E
19 Oct 1941 - 1 Dec 1941 Taganrog   Bf 109E
1 Dec 1941 - 3 Dec 1941 Mariupol   Bf 109E
3 Dec 1941 - 15 Mar 1942 Wien-Aspern   Bf 109F
11 Mar 1942 - 15 Mar 1942 Proskurow   Bf 109F
15 Mar 1942 - 17 Mar 1942 Bucharest   Bf 109F
17 Mar 1942 - 1 May 1942 Sarabus   Bf 109F
1 May 1942 - 19 May 1942 Kalinowka   Bf 109F
19 May 1942 - 24 May 1942 Bagerowo   Bf 109F
24 May 1942 - 28 May 1942 Sarabus   Bf 109F
28 May 1942 - 2 Jul 1942 Oktoberfeld   Bf 109F
2 Jul 1942 - 3 Jul 1942 Bagerowo   Bf 109F
3 Jul 1942 - 5 Jul 1942 Kolpna   Bf 109F
5 Jul 1942 - 19 Sep 1942 Kastornoje****   Bf 109F
19 Sep 1942 - 7 Nov 1942 Stary-Oskol   Bf 109F/G
7 Nov 1942 - 1 Dec 1942 München   Bf 109F/G
1 Dec 1942 - 2 Dec 1942 Neapel   Bf 109F/G
2 Dec 1942 - 4 Dec 1942 Bari   Bf 109F/G
4 Dec 1942 - 11 Dec 1942 Comiso   Bf 109F/G
11 Dec 1942 - 13 Dec 1942 Chinisia   Bf 109F/G
13 Dec 1942 - Dec 1942 Tripolis   Bf 109F/G
Dec 1942 - 18 Dec 1942 Castel Benito   Bf 109F/G
18 Dec 1942 - 5 Jan 1943 Zarzur   Bf 109G
5 Jan 1943 - 11 Jan 1943 El-Asabaa   Bf 109G
11 Jan 1943 - 19 Jan 1943 Bir Dufan   Bf 109G
19 Jan 1943 - 15 Feb 1943 Medenine   Bf 109G
15 Feb 1943 - 8 Apr 1943 La Fauconnerie   Bf 109G
8 Apr 1943 - 16 Apr 1943 St. Marie du Zit   Bf 109G
16 Apr 1943 - 7 May 1943 Créteville   Bf 109G
7 May 1943 - 11 May 1943 Trapani   Bf 109G
11 May 1943 - 19 Jun 1943 Foggia   Bf 109G
19 Jun 1943 - 13 Jul 1943 Trapani   Bf 109G
13 Jul 1943 - 17 Jul 1943 Vibo Valentia   Bf 109G
17 Jul 1943 - 21 Aug 1943 Camigliatello   Bf 109G
21 Aug 1943 - 10 Sep 1943 Lucera   Bf 109G
10 Sep 1943 - 24 Sep 1943 Isola San Antonia   Bf 109G
24 Sep 1943 - 2 Nov 1943 Lonate-Pozzolo   MC 205
2 Nov 1943 - 6 Nov 1943 Airasca   MC 205
6 Nov 1943 - 24 Jan 1944 Lagnasca*****   MC 205, Bf 109G
24 Jan 1944 - 3 Feb 1944 Siena   Bf 109G
3 Feb 1944 - 9 Feb 1944 Brolio   Bf 109G
9 Feb 1944 - 14 Feb 1944 Castiglione del Lago   Bf 109G
14 Feb 1944 - 23 Feb 1944 Giuliana-Eschio   Bf 109G
23 Feb 1944 - 9 Apr 1944 Canino   Bf 109G
9 Apr 1944 - 4 May 1944 Giuliana-Eschio   Bf 109G
4 May 1944 - 22 May 1944 Bergamo-Süd   Bf 109G
22 May 1944 - 30 Jun 1944 Ferrara******   Bf 109G
30 Jun 1944 - 15 Aug 1944 Ghedi I   Bf 109G
15 Aug 1944 - 20 Aug 1944 Orange   Bf 109G
20 Aug 1944 - 8 Sep 1944 Ghedi I   Bf 109G
9 Aug 1944 - 17 Sep 1944 Riesa-Canitz   Bf 109G
17 Sep 1944 - 10 Oct 1944 Werl   Bf 109G
10 Oct 1944 - 9 Nov 1944 Eggersdorf   Bf 109G
9 Nov 1944 - 9 Dec 1944 Juterbog   Bf 109G
9 Dec 1944 - 17 Dec 1944 Werl   Bf 109G
17 Dec 1944 - 29 Dec 1944 Mühlheim   Bf 109G
29 Dec 1944 - 19 Jan 1945 Bönninghardt-Süd   Bf 109G
19 Jan 1945 - 31 Jan 1945 Prossnitz   Bf 109G
31 Jan 1945 -27 Mar 1945 Beneschau   Bf 109G
27 Mar 1945 - 15 Apr 1945 Prossnitz   Bf 109G
15 Apr 1945 - 1 May 1945 Eckersdorf   Bf 109G
1 May 1945 - 5 May 1945 Olmütz   Bf 109G
5 May 1945 - 8 May 1945 Skutsch   Bf 109G

* 5./JG77 at Wangerooge, 12 Dec 1939 - 15 Mar 1940

** 4./JG77 (at Esbjerg, 9 Apr 1940 - 11 Apr 1940; at Kristiansand-Kjevik, 11 Apr 1940 - 1 May 1940; at Trondheim-Vaernes, 1 May 1940 - 9 May 1940; at Kristiansand-Kjevik, 9 May 1940 - Jun 1940; at Trondheim-Vaernes, Jun 1940 - 21 Jul 1940; at Mandal, 21 Jul 1940 - 9 Nov 1940; parts at Herdla 8 Sep 1940 - 9 Nov 1940); 5./JG77 (at Aalborg, 9 Apr 1940 - 11 Apr 1940; at Kristiansand-Kjevik, 11 Apr 1940 - 1 May 1940; at Stavanger-Sola, 1 May 1940 - Jun 1940; at Kristiansand-Kjevik, Jun 1940 - 12 Aug 1940; at Aalborg, 12 Aug 1940 - Sep 1940; at Trondheim-Vaernes, Sep 1940 - 16 Sep 1940; at Kristiansand, 16 Sep 1940 - 19 Sep 1940; at Stavanger-Sola, 19 Sep 1940 - 24 Sep 1940; at Oslo Fornebu, 24 Sep 1940 - 26 Sep 1940; at Trondheim-Lade, 26 Sep 1940 - 23 Oct 1940; at Stavanger-Sola, 23 Oct 1940 - 9 Nov 1940); 6./JG77 (at Alborg, 9 Apr 1940 - 11 Apr 1940; at Kristiansand-Kjevik, 11 Apr 1940 - 1 May 1940; at Stavanger-Sola, 1 May 1940 - 9 May 1940; at Trondheim-Vaernes, 9 May 1940 - Jun 1940; at Stavanger-Sola, Jun 1940 - 9 Nov 1940)

*** detachment at Malemes/Crete from 25 May 1941; 5. and 6./JG77 at Roman 21 Jun 1941 - 24 Jun 1941; 4./JG77 at Roman 24 Jun 1941 - 12 Jul 1941

**** 6./JG77 at Semljansk, 15 Sep 1942 - 19 Sep 1942; 4./JG77 at Konotop, 18 Sep 1942 - 30 Sep 1942.

***** 4./JG77 at Levaldigi, 22 Jan 1944 - 24 Jan 1944; 5. and 6./JG77 at Caselle, 11 Jan 1944 - 24 Jan 1944.

****** 6./JG77 at Poggio Renatico, 22 May 1944 - 30 Jun 1944.

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Heinrich Seeliger, 5 Jul 1940 - 14 Oct 1940
  • Maj Alexander von Winterfeldt, Oct 1940 - 2 Aug 1941
  • ? (acting), 2 Aug 1941 - 4 Sep 1941
  • Maj Kurt Ubben, 5 Sep 1941 - 10 Mar 1944
  • Hptm Karl Bresoschek (acting), 10 Mar 1944 - 3 Apr 1944
  • Hptm Emil Omert, 3 Apr 1944 - 24 Apr 1944
  • Hptm Karl Bresoschek, 24 Apr 1944 - 31 Jul 1944
  • Olt Erhard Niese (acting), 6 Jun 1944 - Jul 1944
  • Maj Armin Kühler, Aug 1944 - Apr 1945

 

Formed 5 Jul 1940 in Trondheim from with:

Stab III./JG77 from II./Tr.Gr.186
7./JG77 new
8./JG77 from 5./Tr.Gr.186
9./JG77 from 6./Tr.Gr.186

On 29 May 1944 9./JG77 left the Gruppe and joined becoming 4./JG1 on 15 Aug 1944. On 15 Aug 1944 III./JG77 was reorganised:

10./JG77 from the old 7./JG77
11./JG77 from the old 8./JG77

9./JG77 was reformed Nov 1944, and 12./JG77 was formed Oct 1944 from III./JG77 was disbanded on 13 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
5 Jul 1940 - 31 Jul 1940 Trondheim-Vaernes*   Bf 109E
31 Jul 1940 - 26 Nov 1940 Döberitz   Bf 109E
26 Nov 1940 - 28 Nov 1940 Munstter-Handorf   Bf 109E
11 Dec 1940 - 16 Jan 1941 Dinan**   Bf 109E
16 Jan 1941 - 24 Mar 1941 St. Brieux**   Bf 109E
24 Mar 1941 - 28 Mar 1941 Morlaix   Bf 109E
28 Mar 1941 - 4 Apr 1941 Münchendorf   Bf 109E
4 Apr 1941 - 7 Apr 1941 Deta   Bf 109E
7 Apr 1941 - 10 Apr 1941 Vrba   Bf 109E
10 Apr 1941 - 13 Apr 1941 Skoplje   Bf 109E
13 Apr 1941 - 14 Apr 1941 Prilep   Bf 109E
14 Apr 1941 - 18 Apr 1941 Axiopolis   Bf 109E
18 Apr 1941 - 19 Apr 1941 Korinos   Bf 109E
19 Apr 1941 - 22 Apr 1941 Larissa   Bf 109E
22 Apr 1941 - 27 Apr 1941 Almiros   Bf 109E
27 Apr 1941 - 11 May 1941 Tanagra   Bf 109E
11 May 1941 - 5 Jun 1941 Molaoi***   Bf 109E
5 Jun 1941 - 15 Jun 1941 Wien-Aspern   Bf 109E/F
15 Jun 1941 - 20 Jun 1941 Bucharest-Pipera   Bf 109E/F
20 Jun 1941 - 21 Jun 1941 Bacau   Bf 109E/F
21 Jun 1941 - 24 Jun 1941 Roman   Bf 109E/F
24 Jun 1941 - 2 Jul 1941 Bacau   Bf 109E/F
2 Jul 1941 - 14 Jul 1941 Jassy   Bf 109E/F
14 Jul 1941 - 24 Jul 1941 Lunga   Bf 109E/F
24 Jul 1941 - 31 Jul 1941 Kishinev   Bf 109E/F
31 Jul 1941 - 7 Aug 1941 Lunga   Bf 109E/F
7 Aug 1941 - 12 Aug 1941 Balta-Ost   Bf 109E/F
12 Aug 1941 - 17 Aug 1941 Wosnessensk   Bf 109E/F
17 Aug 1941 - 29 Aug 1941 Nikolayev   Bf 109E/F
29 Aug 1941 - 15 Sep 1941 Berislaw   Bf 109F
15 Sep 1941 - 4 Oct 1941 Tschaplinka   Bf 109F
4 Oct 1941 - 7 Oct 1941 Sinjewka   Bf 109F
7 Oct 1941 - 31 Oct 1941 Tschaplinka   Bf 109F
31 Oct 1941 - 4 Nov 1941 Tokultschak   Bf 109F
4 Nov 1941 - 5 Dec 1941 Sarabus   Bf 109F
5 Dec 1941 - 15 Dec 1941 Mariupol****   Bf 109F
15 Dec 1941 - 20 Mar 1942 Sarabus*****   Bf 109F
20 Mar 1942 - 6 May 1942 Wien-Aspern   Bf 109F
6 May 1942 - 8 May 1942 Charkow   Bf 109F
8 May 1942 - 9 May 1942 Stalino   Bf 109F
9 May 1942 - 1 Jun 1942 Konstantinovka   Bf 109F
1 Jun 1942 - 2 Jun 1942 Sarafino   Bf 109F
2 Jun 1942 - 28 Jun 1942 Oktoberfeld   Bf 109F
28 Jun 1942 - 19 Jul 1942 Bagerovo   Bf 109F
19 Jul 1942 - 21 Jul 1942 Kertsch IV   Bf 109F
21 Jul 1942 - 25 Jul 1942 Taganrog   Bf 109F
25 Jul 1942 - 21 Aug 1942 Charkow   Bf 109F
21 Aug 1942 - 6 Sep 1942 Jesau   Bf 109F/G
6 Sep 1942 - 13 Sep 1942 Ljuban   Bf 109G
13 Sep 1942 - 7 Oct 1942 Nikolskoje   Bf 109G
7 Oct 1942 - 16 Oct 1942 Dno   Bf 109G
19 Oct 1942 - 22 Oct 1942 München   Bf 109G
22 Oct 1942 - 26 Oct 1942 Bari   Bf 109G
26 Oct 1942 - 27 Oct 1942 Tobruk   Bf 109G
27 Oct 1942 - 3 Nov 1942 Tanyet-Harun   Bf 109G
3 Nov 1942 - 4 Nov 1942 Quotaifiya   Bf 109G
4 Nov 1942 - 5 Nov 1942 Quasaba   Bf 109G
5 Nov 1942 - 6 Nov 1942 Gambut   Bf 109G
6 Nov 1942 - 8 Nov 1942 Sidi Barrani   Bf 109G
8 Nov 1942 - 11 Nov 1942 Bir-el-Arca   Bf 109G
11 Nov 1942 - 13 Nov 1942 Martuba   Bf 109G
13 Nov 1942 - 14 Nov 1942 Berca-West   Bf 109G
14 Nov 1943 - 15 Dec 1942 Arco-Philaenorum   Bf 109G
15 Dec 1942 - 17 Dec 1942 Wadi-Tamet   Bf 109G
17 Dec 1942 - 25 Dec 1942 Tauorga   Bf 109G
25 Dec 1942 - 17 Jan 1943 Bir Dufan   Bf 109G
17 Jan 1943 - 19 Jan 1943 El-Asabaa   Bf 109G
19 Jan 1943 - 20 Jan 1943 Malacha   Bf 109G
20 Jan 1943 - 15 Feb 1943 Matmata   Bf 109G
15 Feb 1943 - 26 Feb 1943 Mezzouna   Bf 109G
26 Feb 1943 - 15 Mar 1943 Matmata   Bf 109G
15 Mar 1943 - 7 Apr 1943 Bou Thadi   Bf 109G
7 Apr 1943 - 8 Apr 1943 El Djem   Bf 109G
8 Apr 1943 - 17 Apr 1943 St. Marie du Zit   Bf 109G
17 Apr 1943 - 7 May 1943 Korbous   Bf 109G
7 May 1943 - 11 May 1943 Sciacca   Bf 109G
11 May 1943 - 1 Jun 1943 Foggia   Bf 109G
1 Jun 1943 - 10 Sep 1943 Chilivani/Sardinia   Bf 109G
10 Sep 1943 - 13 Sep 1943 Ghisonaccia/Corsica   Bf 109G
13 Sep 1943 - 25 Sep 1943 Casabianda/Corsica   Bf 109G
25 Sep 1943 - 7 Oct 1943 Metato   Bf 109G
7 Oct 1943 - 8 Nov 1943 Marcigliana   Bf 109G
8 Nov 1943 - 20 Aug 1944 Mizil +   Bf 109G
20 Aug 1944 - 22 Aug 1944 Husi & Jassy ++   Bf 109G
22 Aug 1944 - 25 Aug 1944 Focsani   Bf 109G
25 Aug 1944 - 28 Aug 1944 Mizil   Bf 109G
28 Aug 1944 - Sep 1944 Budak   Bf 109G
Sep 1944 - 15 Sep 1944 Mezöpetri   Bf 109G
15 Sep 1944 - 13 Oct 1944 Wien-Seyring   Bf 109G
13 Oct 1944 - 16 Dec 1944 Neuruppin   Bf 109G/K
16 Dec 1944 - 17 Jan 1945 Düsseldorf +++   Bf 109K
17 Jan 1945 - 22 Jan 1945 Ohlau   Bf 109K
22 Jan 1945 - 24 Jan 1945 Breslau-Schongarten   Bf 109K
24 Jan 1945 - 13 Apr 1945 Beneschau   Bf 109K

* 9./JG77 at Aalborg-West, 9 Jul 1940 - 29 Jul 1940; 8./JG77 at Aalborg-West until 10 Jul 1940, and then moved to Trondheim-Vaernes

** 7./JG77 at Dinan (28 Nov 1940 - Dec 1940), Cherbourg-West (Dec 1940 - 13 Feb 1941) and Morlaix (13 Feb 1941 - 30 Mar 1941); 8./JG77 at Dinan (Nov 1940 - 16 Jan 1941), St. Brieuc (16 Jan 1941 - 1 Mar 1941) and Morlaix (1 Mar 1941 - 30 Mar 1941); 9./JG77 at Dinan (22 Dec 1940 - 16 Jan 1941), St. Brieuc (16 Jan 1941 - 1 Mar 1941) and Morlaix (1 Mar 1941 - 30 Mar 1941)

*** detachments at Malemes after 26 May 1941 and Scarpantho after 27 May 1941.

**** 7./JG77 remained at Sarabus.

***** 8./JG77 to Aljuschta 19 Feb 1942, to Grammatikovo 21 Feb 1942 and back to Sarabus 25 Feb 1942.

+ 9./JG77 left Mizil 29 May 1944, and arrived at Reinsehlen 1 Jun 1944. On 5 Jul 1944 arrived in Lonrai and joined 13 Jul 1944 to Semallé, and on 15 Aug 1944 became 4./JG1.

++ 10./JG77 at Husi and 11./JG77 at Jassy

+++ Based at Dortmund for Operation Bodenplatte

IV./JG77:

Ölschützstaffel:

Staffelkapitän:

  • Olt Günther Hannak, Apr 1942 - Aug 1942

Formed Apr 1942 in Bukarest-Pipera from 1.(Einsatz) Erg.Gruppe/JG77 and parts of 1./JG77. On 7 Aug 1942 redesignated

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Apr 1942 - May 1942 Bukarest-Pipera   Bf 109E/F
May 1942 - Aug 1942 Mizil   Bf 109E/F

Ergänzungsgruppe:

Gruppemkommandeure:

  • Olt Walter Hoeckner, 18 Oct 1940 - 21 Dec 1940
  • Olt Schultz, 22 Dec 1940 - Jun 1941
  • Maj Albert Blumensaat, Jun 1941 - 22 Jun 1941
  • Maj Kurt Fischer, 1 Jul 1941 - 1 Feb 1942

Erg.Staffel/JG77 was formed 8 Oct 1940 in Werneuchen. In Mar 1941 became Erg.Gruppe/JG77 with:

Stab of Ergänzungsgruppe/JG77 new
1. Einsatzstaffel/JG77 from Erg.Sta./JG77
2. Ausbildungsstaffel/JG77 new (May 1941)

Disbanded 31 Jan 1942, Stab became 2. became 1./EJGr. Ost, and in Apr 1942 1. became Ölschützstaffel/JG77.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
8 Oct 1940 - 18 Nov 1940 Werneuchen   Bf 109E
18 Nov 1940 - 30 Nov 1940 Döberitz   Bf 109E
30 Nov 1940 - Feb 1941 Bordeaux   Bf 109E
Feb 1941 - May 1941 Götzendorf   Bf 109E
May 1941 - 19 Jun 1941 Bucharest-Pipera   Bf 109E
19 Jun 1941 - 4 Jul 1941 Mizil   Bf 109E
4 Jul 1941 - 11 Jan 1942 Bucharest-Pipera   Bf 109E

* 1. Staffel at Neukuhren (17 Apr 1941 - Apr 1941), Saloniki (29 Nov 1941 - 29 Nov 1941), Athens (30 Nov 1941 - 2 Dec 1941), Bucharest-Pipera (2 Dec 1941 - Jan 1942) and Mariupol (Jan 1942 - 1 Apr 1942); 2. Staffel at Mizil (Sep 1941 - 11 Jan 1942).

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