Nachtschlachtgruppe 1

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Wolfgang Ziechel, 18 Oct 1943 - 6 May 1944
  • Hptm Karl-Franz Beushausen, 7 May 1944 - 10 Sep 1944
  • Hptm Dipl.Ing. Karl Vehmeyer, 11 Sep 1944 - 21 Sep 1944
  • Hptm Herbert Hilberg, 21 Sep 1944 - 8 May 1945 (NSGr.1 [Süd] from Feb 1945)
  • Hptm Muller-Broders, Feb 1945 - 8 May 1945 (NSGr.1 [Nord])

Formed 18 Oct 1943 in Idriza from

Stab from Stab/Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 1 [in Idriza]
1. staffel from 1./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 1 [in Shary]
2. staffel from 3./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 1 [in Idriza]

3./NSGr. 1 was formed 27 Dec 1943.

Feb 1945 divided into NSGr. 1 (Nord) and NSGr. 1 (Süd).

Aircraft used: He 46, Ar 66, Go 145, Fw 58, W34 and Ju 87

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Aircraft Used
Oct 1943 - 6 Jul 1944 Idriza*  
7 Jul 1944 - Oct 1944 Wormditt*  
16 Oct 1944 - Feb 1945 Bönninghardt  
Feb 1945 - Mar 1945 Kirchhellen, Störmede**  
Mar 1945 - Mar 1945 Wunstorf**  
Mar 1945 - Apr 1945 Lüneburg, Hagenow**  
Apr 1945 - May 1945 Schwerin, Husum**  

* 1./NSGr. 1 converted to Ju 87 at Kovno, 15 May 1944 - 10 Jun 1944, and moved to Wormditt in Jul 1944; Aug 1944 - 22 Sep 1944 in Segewald, 23 Sep 1944 - 29 Sep 1944 in Vainode, and then Wormditt again.

* 2./NSGr. 1 converted to Ju 87 at Kovno, 14 Jun 1944 - 6 Jul 1944

** The bases are for NSGr. 1 (Nord). During the same period NSGr. 1 (Süd) was based at Wertheim, and ended the war at Bad Aibling.

  • Flugzeugbestand und Bewegungsmeldungen,

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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