Kampfgeschwader 27 'Boelcke'

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Oberst Hans Behrendt, 1 May 1939 - Nov 1939
  • GenMaj Richard Putzier, Nov 1939 - Dec 1939
  • Oberst Hans Behrendt, Jan 1940 - 22 Jun 1940
  • Obstlt Bernhard Georgi, 22 Jun 1940 - 25 Jul 1940
  • Oberst Gerhard Conrad, 26 Jul 1940 - 6 Oct 1940
  • Maj Gerhard Ulbricht, Nov 1940 - 1941
  • ?
  • Oberst Hans-Henning Frhr. von Beust, Jan 1942 - Nov 1943
  • Maj Rudi Kiel, Dec 1943 - 8 May 1945

Stab:

Formed 1 May 1939 in Hannover-Langenhagen from A Stabs-Staffel existed May 1939 - Oct 1942.

On 23 Nov 1944 redesignated Stab/KG(J)27. Disbanded 8 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 May 1939 - 1 Sep 1939 Hannover-Langenhagen   He 111P
1 Sep 1939 - Oct 1939 Werneuchen   He 111P
Oct 1939 - Jun 1940 Hannover-Langenhagen   He 111P
May 1940 - Jul 1940 ?   He 111P
Jul 1940 - Jun 1941 Tours   He 111P/H
Jun 1941 - Jul 1941 Focsani-Süd   He 111H
Jul 1941 - Oct 1941 Balti(?)   He 111H
Oct 1941 - Dec 1941 Tiraspol   He 111H
Dec 1941 - Mar 1942 Kirovograd   He 111H
Mar 1942 - Jun 1942 Charkow(?)   He 111H
Jun 1942 - Aug 1942 Kursk   He 111H
Aug 1942 - Sep 1942 Rossosch(?)   He 111H
Sep 1942 - 20 Dec 1942 Millerovo   He 111H
20 Dec 1942 - Jan 1943 Nowotscherkassk   He 111H
Jan 1943 - Apr 1943 Stalino(?)   He 111H
Apr 1943 - Aug 1943 Charkow   He 111H
Aug 1943 - Sep 1943 Uman   He 111H
Sep 1943 - Jan 1944 Kirowograd   He 111H
Jan 1944 - 23 Feb 1944 Golta   He 111H
23 Feb 1944 - 27 Feb 1944 Proskurow   He 111H
27 Feb 1944 - 1 Apr 1944 Lemberg   He 111H
1 Apr 1944 - 13 Apr 1944 Krosno   He 111H
13 Apr 1944 - 31 May 1944 Focsani   He 111H
31 May 1944 - 28 Jul 1944 Krosno   He 111H
28 Jul 1944 - Nov 1944 Schippenbeil   He 111H
Nov 1944 - Apr 1945 Wels   Bf 109G

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Obstlt Graumnitz, 1 May 1939 - 1 Oct 1939
  • Maj Sigismund Freiherr von Falkenstein, 1 Oct 1939 - 31 May 1940
  • Maj Gerhard Ulbricht, 1 Jun 1940 - Nov 1940
  • Hptm Fritz Reinhard, Nov 1940 - 8 Jul 1941
  • Maj Hubertus Lessmann, Jul 1941 - 29 Dec 1941
  • ?
  • Hptm Joachim Petzold, 1943

Formed 1 May 1939 in Hannover-Langenhagen from with:

Stab I./KG27 from Stab I./KG157
1./KG27 from 1./KG157
2./KG27 from 2./KG157
3./KG27 from 3./KG157

On 23 Nov 1944 redesignated I./KG(J)27.

Disbanded 8 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 May 1939 - 1 Sep 1939 Hannover-Langenhagen   He 111P
1 Sep 1939 - Oct 1939 Werneuchen   He 111P
Oct 1939 - Jun 1940 Hannover-Langenhagen   He 111P
Jun 1940 - Jul 1940 Villacoublay   He 111P
Jul 1940 - Mar 1941 Tours   He 111P/H
Mar 1941 - Mar 1941 Brest-Süd   He 111H
Mar 1941 - Jun 1941 Tours   He 111H
Jun 1941 - Jul 1941 Focsani-Süd   He 111H
Jul 1941 - Oct 1941 Balti   He 111H
Oct 1941 - Dec 1941 Mariupol   He 111H
Dec 1941 - Apr 1942 Kirowograd   He 111H
Apr 1942 - Jun 1942 Kertsch   He 111H
Jun 1942 - Jul 1942 Charkow   He 111H
Jul 1942 - Aug 1942 Kursk   He 111H
Aug 1942 - Sep 1942 Rossosch   He 111H
Sep 1942 - 20 Dec 1942 Millerovo   He 111H
20 Dec 1942 - Jan 1943 Urasoff   He 111H
Jan 1943 - Feb 1943 Nowotscherkassk   He 111H
Feb 1943 - May 1943 Stalino   He 111H
May 1943 - Jul 1943 Charkow   He 111H
Jul 1943 - Sep 1943 Mirgorod   He 111H
Sep 1943 - Jan 1944 Goslar   He 111H
Jan 1944 - 4 Mar 1944 Sarabus   He 111H
4 Mar 1944 - 14 Mar 1944 Lemberg   He 111H
14 Mar 1944 - 27 Mar 1944 Tirasspol   He 111H
28 Mar 1944 - 9 Apr 1944 Krosno   He 111H
9 Apr 1944 - 15 May 1944 Focsani   He 111H
15 May 1944 - 28 Jul 1944 Krosno   He 111H
28 Jul 1944 - Aug 1944 Bielice   He 111H
Aug 1944 - Nov 1944 Udetfeld   He 111H
Nov 1944 - Apr 1945 Raffelding   Bf 109G

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj de Salengre Drabbe, 1 May 1939 - ?
  • Maj Tamm, 1940
  • Maj Schlichting, 1940 - 12 Aug 1940
  • Hptm Reinhard Günzel, Aug 1940 - Jan 1943
  • Maj Karl August Petersen, Jan 1943 - 15 Mar 1944
  • ?

Formed 1 May 1939 in Wunstorf from with:

Stab II./KG27 from Stab II./KG157
4./KG27 from 4./KG157
5./KG27 from 5./KG157
6./KG27 from 6./KG157

On 23 Nov 1944 redesignated II./KG(J)27. Disbanded 8 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 May 1939 - 1 Sep 1939 Wunstorf   He 111P
1 Sep 1939 - Oct 1939 Neuhardenberg   He 111P
Oct 1939 - May 1940 Delmenhorst   He 111P
May 1940 - Jul 1940 ?   He 111P
Jul 1940 - Mar 1941 Bourges   He 111P/H
Mar 1941 - Jun 1941 Dinard   He 111H
Jun 1941 - Aug 1941 Focsani-Süd   He 111H
Aug 1941 - Sep 1941 Pereleti   He 111H
Sep 1941 - Nov 1941 Balti   He 111H
Nov 1941 - Jan 1942 Kertsch   He 111H
Jan 1942 - Feb 1942 Hannover-Langenhagen   He 111H
Feb 1942 - Mar 1942 Korowje-Selo   He 111H
Mar 1942 - May 1942 Dno   He 111H
May 1942 - Jul 1942 Stalino   He 111H
Jul 1942 - Oct 1942 Kursk-Ost   He 111H
Oct 1942 - 20 Dec 1942 Millerowo   He 111H
20 Dec 1942 - Jan 1943 Urasoff   He 111H
Jan 1943 - Jan 1943 Nowotscherkassk   He 111H
Jan 1943 - May 1943 Neuhausen   He 111H
May 1943 - Jul 1943 Charkow   He 111H
Aug 1943 - Sep 1943 Mirgorod   He 111H
Sep 1943 - Nov 1943 Kirowograd   He 111H
Nov 1943 - Jan 1944 Konstantinowka   He 111H
Jan 1944 - 12 Mar 1944 Lemberg   He 111H
12 Mar 1944 - 13 Apr 1944 Krosno   He 111H
13 Apr 1944 - 1 Jun 1944 Focsani   He 111H
1 Jun 1944 - Oct 1944 Neuhausen   He 111H
Oct 1944 - Apr 1945 Horsching   Bf 109G

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Oberst Dr. Sommer, 1 May 1939 - 26 Jun 1939
  • Maj Andreas Nielsen, 26 Jun 1939 - 24 Feb 1940
  • Hptm Schirmer, Feb 1940 - 1940
  • Maj Manfred Speck von Sternberg, 1940 - 22 Oct 1940
  • Hptm Hans-Henning Frhr. von Beust, Oct 1940 - Jan 1942
  • ?
  • Maj Erich Thiel, 1942 - 22 Apr 1943
  • Hptm Karl Mayer, Apr 1943 - ?
  • ?

Formed 1 May 1939 in Delmenhorst from with:

Stab III./KG27 from Stab III./KG157
7./KG27 from 7./KG157
8./KG27 from 8./KG157
9./KG27 from 9./KG157

On 23 Nov 1944 redesignated III./KG(J)27. Disbanded 8 Apr 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 May 1939 - 1 Sep 1939 Delmenhorst   He 111P
1 Sep 1939 - Oct 1939 Konigsberg/Neumark   He 111P
Oct 1939 - May 1940 Wunstorf   He 111P
May 1940 - Jul 1940 ?   He 111P
Jul 1940 - Apr 1941 Rennes   He 111P/H
Apr 1941 - Jun 1941 Orleans-Bricy   He 111H
Jun 1941 - Jul 1941 Zilistea   He 111H
Jul 1941 - Aug 1941 Focsani-Süd   He 111H
Aug 1941 - Oct 1941 Balti   He 111H
Oct 1941 - May 1942 Cherson   He 111H
May 1942 - Jun 1942 Stalino   He 111H
Jun 1942 - Jul 1942 Charkow   He 111H
Jul 1942 - Sep 1942 Kursk   He 111H
Sep 1942 - 20 Dec 1942 Millerowo   He 111H
20 Dec 1942 - Jan 1943 Nowotscherkassk   He 111H
Jan 1943 - May 1943 Stalino(?)   He 111H
May 1943 - 8 Aug 1943 Charkow-Woitschenko   He 111H
8 Aug 1943 - 23 Aug 1943 Mirgorod   He 111H
23 Aug 1943 - Sep 1943 Uman   He 111H
Sep 1943 - Jan 1944 Kirowograd   He 111H
Jan 1944 - 25 Feb 1944 Lemberg   He 111H
25 Feb 1944 - 4 Mar 1944 Konigsberg-Devau   He 111H
4 Mar 1944 - 1 Jun 1944 Neuhausen   He 111H
1 Jun 1944 - 25 Jul 1944 Mielec   He 111H
25 Jul 1944 - Nov 1944 Schippenbeil   He 111H
Nov 1944 - Apr 1945 Wels   Fw 190A

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Olt Bernhard Schlafke, 24 Nov 1940 - Mar 1941
  • Hptm Johannes Lorenz, 13 Mar 1941 - 24 Sep 1941
  • Hptm Hellmann, 25 Sep 1941 - Oct 1941
  • Hptm Gerhard Braunschweig, 30 Oct 1941 - 30 Nov 1942
  • Maj Walter Engel, 1 Dec 1942 - 23 Nov 1944

Formed Jul 1940 in Avord as Erg.Gruppe/KG27 with 3 staffeln (2 with Ju 52, 1 with He 111):

1./Erg.Gr. KG27
2./Erg.Gr. KG27
3./Erg.Gr. KG27

On 24 Nov 1940 reduced to Erg.Staffel/KG27, but again on 13 Mar 1941 increased to Gruppe:

Stab/Erg.Gr. KG27 new
1./Erg.Gr. KG27 from Erg.Sta./KG27
2./Erg.Gr. KG27 new
3./Erg.Gr. KG27 new

On 19 Apr 1941 renamed IV./KG27:

Stab IV./KG27 from Stab/Erg.Gr. KG27
10./KG27 from 1./Erg.Gr. KG27
11./KG27 from 2./Erg.Gr. KG27
12./KG27 from 3./Erg.Gr. KG27

13./KG27 was formed Aug 1942 in Hannover-Langenhagen.

On 23 Nov 1944 IV./KG27 became Erg.KGr.(J):

Stab IV./KG27 became Stab/Erg.KGr.(J)
10./KG27 was disbanded
11./KG27 was disbanded
12./KG27 became 1./Erg.KGr.(J)
13./KG27 became 2./Erg.KGr.(J)

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Jun 1940 - 21 Dec 1941 Avord*   He 111P/H
22 Dec 1941 - Aug 1942 Hannover-Langenhagen   He 111P/H
Aug 1942 - 8 Feb 1943 Poltawa   He 111H
9 Feb 1943 - 28 Feb 1943 Winniza   He 111H
1 Mar 1943 - May 1943 Braunschweig-Waggum   He 111H
May 1943 - 26 Jul 1944 Konigsberg-Neuhausen**   He 111H
26 Jul 1944 - 23 Nov 1944 Pilsen   He 111H

* 3. Staffel at Wunstorf (1 Jul 1940 - 10 Jul 1940) and Moisy (11 Jul 1940 - Aug 1940)

** 12./KG27 at Jesau, May 1943 - 8 Apr 1944

14.(Eis)/KG27:

Formed Jan 1943 in Charkow-Woitschenko. Disbanded Mar 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Jan 1943 - Feb 1943 Charkow-Woitschenko   He 111H
Feb 1943 - Mar 1943 Mirgorod(?)   He 111H
Mar 1943 - Aug 1943 Charkow   He 111H
Aug 1943 - Sep 1943 Mirgorod   He 111H
Sep 1943 - Dec 1943 Kirowograd   He 111H
Dec 1943 - 9 Mar 1944 Kalianowka   He 111H
9 Mar 1944 - 21 Mar 1944 Lemberg   He 111H
21 Mar 1944 - 30 Jul 1944 Krosno   He 111H
30 Jul 1944 - 22 Sep 1944 Stubendorf   He 111H
22 Sep 1944 - 10 Oct 1944 Szolnok   He 111H
10 Oct 1944 - 1 Nov 1944 Papa   He 111H
1 Nov 1944 - Jan 1945 Kremenez   He 111H
Jan 1945 - Mar 1945 Malacky   He 111H
Mar 1945 - ? ?   He 111H

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