Kampfbeobachterschule 2

Kommandeure:

  • Oberst Hans Behrendt, 11 Aug 1942 - 30 Sep 1942
  • Oberst Rudolf Koester, 1 Oct 1942 - 27 Jun 1944
  • Oberst Erich Kaufmann, 28 Jun 1944 - 16 Aug 1944
  • Obstlt Friedrich-Karl Knust, 17 Aug 1944 - 24 Sep 1944
  • Oberst Hans Steinweg, Sep 1944 - 15 Jan 1945

Stab:

Formed 10 Aug 1942 in Horsching from Stab/

Disbanded 15 Jan 1945, and part of the school became Bataillon Zoppot. Another part of the school was used to form the Kampfbeobachter- und Bordschützenschule in Esbjerg (Denmark) on 15 Jan 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations

10 Aug 1942 - 15 Jan 1945 Horsching

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Georg Teske, 11 Aug 1942 - 28 Oct 1942
  • Maj Kurt Fabiunke, 29 Dec 1942 - 6 Jan 1943
  • ?
  • Oberst Rudolf Koester, 20 May 1943 - Jul 1943
  • Maj Kurt Zecher, 26 Jul 1943 - 15 Jan 1945

Formed 10 Aug 1942 in Horsching from I./

Disbanded 15 Jan 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations

10 Aug 1942 - 15 Jan 1945 Horsching

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Karl Wolfien, 15 Sep 1942 - 3 Nov 1942
  • Obstlt Hans Steinweg, 4 Nov 1942 - 19 Feb 1943
  • Maj Joachim Becker, 20 Feb 1943 - 28 Jun 1944
  • ?

Formed 10 Aug 1942 in Horsching from II./

Disbanded 28 Dec 1944.

Airfields and Air Base Locations

10 Aug 1942 - 28 Dec 1944 Horsching

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Obstlt Hans Steinweg, 16 Sep 1942 - 3 Nov 1942
  • Maj Heinz Krenkel, 4 Nov 1942 - 1 Oct 1943
  • Maj Rudolf Heune, 12 Oct 1943 - 28 Dec 1944

Formed 10 Aug 1942 in Horsching from III./

Disbanded 28 Dec 1944.

Airfields and Air Base Locations

10 Aug 1942 - ?.43 Horsching
?.43 - 28 Dec 1944 Malacky

Used the following aircraft: Ca.314, Do 217, Fw 58, Fw 189, He 111 and Ju 88

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This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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