Nachtschlachtgruppe 3

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Reinhold Oelze, 18 Oct 1943 - 13 Mar 1945

Formed 18 Oct 1943 in Gatschina from

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1. staffel from 2./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 1
2. staffel from 4./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 1

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

In Jul 1944 3./NSGr. 3 was redesignated

The Gruppe was disbanded 13 Mar 1945, although remnants might have survived to the end.

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

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Aircraft Used
Oct 1943 - Dec 1943 Gatschina  
Dec 1943 - 15 Feb 1944 Dno  
15 Feb 1944 - 1 Mar 1944 Pleskau*  
1 Mar 1944 - 8 Jul 1944 Vecumi  
9 Jul 1944 - 11 Jul 1944 Dunaburg  
12 Jul 1944 - 13 Jul 1944 Welonen  
14 Jul 1944 - 17 Jul 1944 Jakobstadt  
18 Jul 1944 - 23 Jul 1944 Dimanti  
24 Jul 1944 - 30 Jul 1944 Zasa  
31 Jul 1944 - Aug 1944 Koknese  
Aug 1944 - 22 Sep 1944 Blome  
23 Sep 1944 - 1 Oct 1944 Segewald  
2 Oct 1944 - 10 Oct 1944 Telsche  
11 Oct 1944 - 1 Nov 1944 Schrunden**  
1 Nov 1944 - Jan 1945 Libau  
Jan 1945 - Mar 1945 Grobin***  

* 3./NSGr. 3 was based at Mogilew, 28 Feb 1944 - 8 Mar 1944

** 1./NSGr. 3 remained at Schrunden until Dec 1944

*** 1./NSGr. 3 was based at Nikas

Remnants of the Gruppe was possibly stationed in Berlin Apr 1945, and in Schleswig/Flensburg May 1945.

  • Flugzeugbestand und Bewegungsmeldungen,

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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