Luftlandegeschwader 2

Geschwaderkommodore:

  • Obstlt Richard Kupschus, Apr 1942 - Jun 1943

Stab:

Formed Apr 1942 in Parchim. Disbanded Jun 1943.

The following aircraft was used by LLG2: Avia B.534, Bf 108, Bussard, DFS.230, Do 17, Fi 156, Fw 44, Go 242, Go 244, Grunau Baby, He 111, Ju 52, Ju 87, Kl 35, Me 321 and Mü 13

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Unit Type
Apr 1942 - Oct 1942 Parchim   He 111/Go 244/Go 242
Oct 1942 - Apr 1943 Lechfeld   He 111/Go 242
Apr 1943 - Jun 1943 Nancy   He 111/Go 242

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Münter, Apr 1942 - Oct 1942
  • Maj Werner Richers, 20 Oct 1942 - 5 May 1943
  • Maj Kroworsch, 5 May 1943 - ?
  • Maj Willerding, 1944

Formed Mar 1942 in Parchim from with:

1./LLG2
2./LLG2

The Gruppenstab was formed Apr 1942; 3./LLG2 in Aug 1942, and 4./LLG2 in Apr 1943, now with:

Stab I./LLG2
1./LLG2
2./LLG2
3./LLG2
4./LLG2

In Dec 1943 received 9 He 111Z; Disbanded 9 Sep 1944.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Unit Type
Mar 1942 - 1 Oct 1942 Parchim   He 111/Go 242/DFS 230
1 Oct 1942 - 17 Jan 1943 Lechfeld*   He 111/Go 242
17 Jan 1943 - Apr 1943 Bagerowo   He 111/Go 242
Apr 1943 - May 1943 Nancy   He 111/Go 242
May 1943 - Jul 1943 Orange   He 111/Go 242
Jul 1943 - Sep 1943 Istres**   He 111/Go 242
Sep 1943 - Jun 1944 Hagenau   He 111/Go 242
Jun 1944 - 9 Sep 1944 Nancy   He 111/Go 242

* Left Lechfeld for South Russia (Zaporozhye) on 10 Oct 1942, but this was cancelled, and all aircraft had returned to Lechfeld by 25 Nov 1942.

** 3./LLG2 moved to Napoli 11 Jul 1943 with 8 Go 242; 13 Jul 1943 to Catania; the crews had returned to Istres by 19 Jul 1943.

** 16 Go 242 (with the heavy equipment for moved to Napoli-Pomigliano on 14 Jul 1943, and landed at Torre di Faro 20.7 - 22 Jul 1943; all the gliders were later destroyed by their own crews.

** 16 Go 242 landed at Viterbo, 28.7 - 31 Jul 1943, with parts of the

** 35 Go 242 landed at Practica di Mare, 1.8 - 8 Aug 1943, with parts of the

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Albert Snowaski, Jun 1942 - Sep 1942

Formed 18 Jun 1942 in Posen from parts of with:

Stab II./LLG2 new
5./LLG2 new
6./LLG2 new
7./LLG2 new
8./LLG2 new

Disbanded Sep 1942, but 5./LLG2 remained and became independent. 5./LLG2 was redesignated 3.(Go)/ in Oct 1943.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Unit Type
Jun 1942 - Oct 1942 Posen   He 111/Go 242
Oct 1942 - Nov 1942 Charkow*   He 111/Go 242
Nov 1942 - Dec 1942 Olsufjewo*   He 111/Go 242
Dec 1942 - May 1943 Orscha*   He 111/Go 242
May 1943 - Aug 1943 Olsufjewo/Bryansk*   He 111/Go 242
Aug 1943 - Oct 1943 Bobruisk/Bialystok*   He 111/Go 242

* 5./LLG2 only

 

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