Ergänzungs-Jagdgruppe Ost

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Günther Beise, Feb 1942 - 12 May 1942
  • Hptm Hubertus von Bonin, May 1942 - 22 May 1942
  • Maj Werner Andres, 23 May 1942 - 31 Jan 1943
  • Obstlt Hermann Graf, 1 Feb 1943 - Apr 1943
  • Maj Werner Andres, Apr 1943 - 30 Jun 1943
  • Maj Viktor Bauer, 1 Jul 1943 - 4 Nov 1944 

Formed 27 Jan 1942 in Krakau with:

Stab/EJGr.Ost from Stab of
1./EJGr.Ost from 2. Ausbildungsstaffel/JG51
2./EJGr.Ost from
3./EJGr.Ost from
4./EJGr.Ost from 5./EJGr.Ost from

On 17 Apr 1942 5./EJGr.Ost became 3./Erg.Zerstorergruppe.

Ergänzungs-Jagdgruppe Ost was renamed Jagdgruppe Ost on 25 Nov 1942.

On 14 Mar 1943 4./JGr.Ost and exchanged designations.

On 1 Sep 1944 1./JGr.Ost became and was replaced by at Rosenborn.

On 4 Nov 1944 JGr. Ost was redesignated with :

Stab/JGr.Ost became Stab III./EJG1
1./JGr.Ost became 9./EJG1
2./JGr.Ost became 10./EJG1
3./JGr.Ost became 11./EJG1
4./JGr.Ost became 12./EJG1

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Jan 1942 - Sep 1942 Krakau*   Bf 109E/F/G
Sep 1942 - 20 Feb 1944 St. Jean d'Angely*   Bf 109F/G, Fw 190A
21 Feb 1944 - 4 Nov 1944 Liegnitz*   Bf 109G, Fw 190A

* 1./Ost at Landes de Bussac (Sep 1942 - Apr 1943), Toulouse-Blagnac (Apr 1943 - Dec 1943), Biarritz (Dec 1943 - 20 Feb 1944) and Rosenborn (1 Sep 1944 - 4 Nov 1944)

* 2./Ost at Gleiwitz (Feb 1942 - Sep 1942), La Rochelle-La Leu (Feb 1943 - 20 Feb 1944), Weidengut (21 Feb 1944 - Oct 1944), Riesa-Canitz (Oct 1944 - Oct 1944) and Schonfeld-Seifersdorf (Oct 1944 - 4 Nov 1944).

* 3./Ost at Landes de Bussac (Sep 1942 - 10 Apr 1943), Toulouse-Blagnac (11 Apr 1943 - Aug 1943), Bergerac (Aug 1943 - 20 Feb 1944), Rosenborn (Aug 1944 - Nov 1944) and Gabersdorf (Nov 1944 - 4 Nov 1944).

* 4./Ost at Mizil (12 Jan 1942 - Feb 1942), Fontenay le Comte (Sep 1942 - Nov 1942), Marseille-Marignane (10 Feb 1943 - 14 Mar 1943), Landes de Bussac (15 Mar 1943 - Jun 1943), La Rochelle-La Leu (Jun 1943 - Aug 1943) and Weidengut (21 Feb 1944 - 9 Nov 1944)

* 5./Ost at Lippstadt (Mar 1942 - 17 Apr 1942)

  • Flugzeugbestand und Bewegungsmeldungen,

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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