Sturzkampfgeschwader 3

Schlachtgeschwader 3

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Oberst Kurt Kuhlmey, 18 Oct 1943 - 15 Dec 1944
  • Maj Bernhard Hamester, 15 Dec 1944 - 28 Apr 1945

Sturzkampfgeschwader 3

Stab:

Formed 18 Oct 1943 in Eleusis from A Stabs-Staffel existed Oct 1943 - Jan 1944.

Known as Gefechtsverband Kuhlmey, Jun 1944 - Jul 1944, controlling parts of I./SG3, and

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Oct 1943 - Dec 1943 Eleusis   Ju 87D
Dec 1943 - 25 Feb 1944 Pleskau   Ju 87D
25 Feb 1944 - 17 Jun 1944 Dorpat   Ju 87D
17 Jun 1944 - 20 Jul 1944 Immola   Ju 87D
20 Jul 1944 - Aug 1944 Dorpat   Ju 87D, Fw 190A
Aug 1944 - 24 Sep 1944 Poltsama   Fw 190A
24 Sep 1944 - Oct 1944 Libau   Fw 190A/F
Oct 1944 - Jan 1945 Gerdauen   Fw 190F
Jan 1945 - 9 Feb 1945 Werneuchen   Fw 190F
9 Feb 1945 - May 1945 Finow   Fw 190F

 

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Helmut Naumann, 18 Oct 1943 - 1944
  • Hptm Heinz Töpfer, 1944 - 19 Feb 1945
  • Hptm Heinrich Smikalla, 4 Mar 1945 - 8 May 1945

Formed 18 Oct 1943 in Megara from with:

with:

Stab II./SG3 from Stab II./St.G.3
4./SG3 from 4./St.G.3
5./SG3 from 5./St.G.3
6./SG3 from 6./St.G.3

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Oct 1943 - Dec 1943 Marizza   Ju 87D
Dec 1943 - 1 Mar 1944 Pleskau   Ju 87D
1 Mar 1944 - 29 Apr 1944 Petseri   Ju 87D
29 Apr 1944 - 9 May 1944 Biala Podlaska   Ju 87D
9 May 1944 - 15 Jun 1944 Idriza   Ju 87D
15 Jun 1944 - 8 Jul 1944 Jakobstadt   Ju 87D, Fw 190F
8 Jul 1944 - 27 Jul 1944 Schaulen   Fw 190F
27 Jul 1944 - 30 Jul 1944 Mitau   Fw 190F
30 Jul 1944 - 10 Oct 1944 Riga-Spilve   Fw 190F
10 Oct 1944 - 1 Nov 1944 Libau   Fw 190F
1 Nov 1944 - Dec 1944 Jesau   Fw 190F
Dec 1944 - Jan 1945 Sprottau   Fw 190F
Jan 1945 - 9 Feb 1945 Werneuchen   Fw 190F
9 Feb 1945 - May 1945 Finow   Fw 190F

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Heinz Hoge, 18 Oct 1943 - 31 Dec 1943
  • Hptm Heinz Hamester, 31 Dec 1943 - 15 Jun 1944
  • Hptm Heinz Hoge, 15 Jun 1944 - 15 Oct 1944
  • Hptm Siegfried Göbel, 15 Oct 1944 - 25 Jan 1945
  • Hptm Fritz Eyer, 25 Jan 1945 - 15 Feb 1945
  • Hptm Horst Schnuchel, 15 Feb 1945 - 6 Mar 1945
  • Hptm Erich Bunge, 6 Mar 1945 - 25 Mar 1945
  • Hptm Hans Niehuus(?), 25 Mar 1945 - 8 May 1945

Formed 18 Oct 1943 in Bagerowo from with:

Stab III./SG3 from Stab III./St.G.3
7./SG3 from 7./St.G.3
8./SG3 from 8./St.G.3
9./SG3 from 9./St.G.3

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Oct 1943 - Nov 1943 Bagerowo   Ju 87D
Nov 1943 - 12 Apr 1944 Karankut   Ju 87D
12 Apr 1944 - 1 May 1944 Sevastopol-Chersonnes   Ju 87D, Fw 190F
1 May 1944 - 15 May 1944 Focsani   Fw 190F
15 May 1944 - 30 Jun 1944 Pardubitz   Fw 190F
1 Jul 1944 - 8 Jul 1944 Idriza   Fw 190F
8 Jul 1944 - 12 Jul 1944 Tilsit   Fw 190F
12 Jul 1944 - 25 Jul 1944 Welonen   Fw 190F
25 Jul 1944 - Aug 1944 Wenden   Fw 190F
Aug 1944 - Sep 1944 Poltsama   Fw 190F
Sep 1944 - 1 Oct 1944 Kangari   Fw 190F
1 Oct 1944 - Oct 1944 Skiotava   Fw 190F
Oct 1944 - Dec 1944 Frauenberg*   Fw 190F
Dec 1944 - May 1945 Zabeln**   Fw 190F

* 7./SG3 at Cirava, Nov 1944

** possibly also other bases

10.(Pz)/SG3:


4./StG2 emblems

Formed Feb 1944 in Jakobstadt from On 7 Jan 1945 redesignated

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Feb 1944 - 28 Mar 1944 Jakobstadt   Ju 87D/G
28 Mar 1944 - 1 Apr 1944 Krosno   Ju 87D/G
1 Apr 1944 - 5 Apr 1944 Tirasspol   Ju 87D/G
5 Apr 1944 - 9 Apr 1944 Husi   Ju 87D/G
9 Apr 1944 - 13 Apr 1944 Karankut   Ju 87D/G
13 Apr 1944 - 22 Apr 1944 Sevastopol-Chersonnes   Ju 87D/G
22 Apr 1944 - 21 Jun 1944 Roman   Ju 87D/G
21 Jun 1944 - 1 Jul 1944 Tolotschin   Ju 87D/G
1 Jul 1944 - 4 Jul 1944 Chotzow   Ju 87D/G
4 Jul 1944 - 7 Jul 1944 Vilna   Ju 87D/G
7 Jul 1944 - 11 Jul 1944 Lida   Ju 87D/G
11 Jul 1944 - Aug 1944 Kovno   Ju 87D/G
Aug 1944 - 21 Sep 1944 Walmar   Ju 87D/G
21 Sep 1944 - 3 Oct 1944 Riga-Spilve   Ju 87D/G
3 Oct 1944 - Oct 1944 Hüttenfelde   Ju 87D/G
Oct 1944 - Dec 1944 Schippenbeil   Ju 87D/G
Dec 1944 - 7 Jan 1945 Eggersdorf   Ju 87D/G

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SG 3 'Kills'

Asisbiz database list of 82 aerial victories for SG 3

Date Pilot Name Unit Enemy A/C Type Height Time Location
Tuesday, October 12, 1943 Rohr 9./SG3 LaGG-5 14:45 500m Hohe 147 b Tarssovka
Friday, December 03, 1943 Baubenthal Stab II./SG3 LaGG-3 13:14 2600m NE Daliye
Wednesday, January 12, 1944 Darsow 8./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 06:53 3700m Bruckenk Kertsch
Thursday, March 02, 1944 Josef Keil 9./SG3 LaGG-3 10:05
N Rupf SL-5c
Friday, April 07, 1944 Schmidt 9./SG3 Yak-3 08:20 600m Achkadem 0733 -
Sunday, April 09, 1944 Schmidt 9./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 11:25 500m Aschleban 1045 -
Monday, July 10, 1944 Meyer 9./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 15:52 30m 25 Ost/56/4/9
Monday, July 10, 1944 Nellmann 8./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 12:45
25 Ost/66/3/1
Monday, July 10, 1944 Nellmann 8./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 15:45 2500m 25 Ost/66/3/1
Monday, July 10, 1944 Stenzel 7./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 15:47 1000m 66/3/1/2
Wednesday, July 19, 1944 Patz 7./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 13:15 2000m Juzindai
Thursday, July 20, 1944 Meyer 9./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 18:18 1000m 25 Ost/56/4/2
Sunday, July 23, 1944 Wenzel 7./SG3 LaGG-3 09:33 2300m 78/8/6/i
Friday, July 28, 1944 Werner 6./SG3 DB-3 15:40 2500m SW Mitau-Eleja
Friday, July 28, 1944 Schaupp 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 15:45 1500m SW Mitau
Thursday, August 03, 1944 Klein Stab II./SG3 U-2 15:25 20m zw Palejas u Birzui
Saturday, August 05, 1944 Katz 7./SG3 LaGG-5 14:18 1800m 78 36
Sunday, August 06, 1944 Meyer 9./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 17:09
67 19
Sunday, August 06, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 16:40 500m NW Birsen
Monday, August 07, 1944 Giera Stab II./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 12:25 50m NE Eleja
Tuesday, August 08, 1944 Lienau 9./SG3 LaGG-9 18:35 20m 10km NW Radvilisku
Thursday, August 10, 1944 Meyer 9./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 08:13
7846
Sunday, August 13, 1944 Rudolph Stab I./SG3 Yak-9 14:34 900-1000m NE Dorpat
Thursday, August 17, 1944 Gail 9./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 16:10
5746/25 Ost
Sunday, August 20, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 19:15 500m 3762 (S Jelgava)
Sunday, August 20, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 19:18 200m 3765 (S Jelgava)
Sunday, August 20, 1944 Schaupp 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 19:30 300m 3765 (S Jelgava)
Sunday, August 20, 1944 Reiter 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 19:40 100m Raum Eleja (S Jelgava)
Thursday, August 24, 1944 Decker 4./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 16:10 500m West of Janischken
Thursday, August 24, 1944 Ehmke 4./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 16:15 1500m 37 564
Thursday, August 24, 1944 Klein 6./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 14:35 600m 37 818
Thursday, August 24, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 LaGG-5 18:20 150m 37 827
Saturday, August 26, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 Yak-9 05:40 1500m 3764
Monday, August 28, 1944 Haube 8./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 17:15 100m 69 514/25 Ost
Monday, August 28, 1944 Meyer 9./SG3 Yak-9 17:52
69 396/25 Ost
Tuesday, August 29, 1944 Meyer 9./SG3 LaGG-5 05:50
69 623/25 Ost
Tuesday, September 05, 1944 Wenzel 8./SG3 LaGG-5 18:30
69 664/25 Ost
Tuesday, September 05, 1944 Ebert 9./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 17:23
69 654/25 Ost
Tuesday, September 05, 1944 Ebert 9./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 17:42
69 624/25 Ost
Tuesday, September 05, 1944 Hubert Polz 7./SG3 LaGG-5 18:23 1500m 69/6/5
Wednesday, September 06, 1944 Meyer 9./SG3 Yak-9 08:46
69 663/25 Ost
Wednesday, September 06, 1944 Ebert 9./SG3 Yak-9 08:58
69 663/25 Ost
Wednesday, September 06, 1944 Haube 8./SG3 LaGG-5 08:50
69 661/25 Ost
Thursday, September 14, 1944 Klein 5./SG3 Pe-2 17:10 2300m 47 571
Thursday, September 14, 1944 Beyerle 4./SG3 Pe-2 17:25 1000m 4719
Thursday, September 14, 1944 Klein 5./SG3 LaGG-5 17:00 1800m 4751
Thursday, September 14, 1944 Decker 4./SG3 Pe-2 16:55 2500m 3743
Thursday, September 14, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 16:50 3600m 47 418
Thursday, September 14, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 16:45 4200m 47 198
Thursday, September 14, 1944 Theodor Nordmann Stab II./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 16:40 2000m 3728
Thursday, September 14, 1944 Matting Stab II./SG3 Pe-2 16:35 2000m 47 333
Friday, September 15, 1944 Klein 6./SG3 Pe-2 14:20 4200m 3762
Friday, September 15, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 15:35 1000m 47 382
Friday, September 15, 1944 Munnich 6./SG3 Yak-9 15:37 100m 47 514
Friday, September 15, 1944 Beyerle 4./SG3 Yak-9 10:25 600m 37 494
Saturday, September 16, 1944 Keudel 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 14:05 4200m 47 584
Monday, September 18, 1944 Bischoff 5./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 11:05 30m 47 359
Saturday, September 23, 1944 Klein 6./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 16:40 300m 57 166
Saturday, September 23, 1944 Sellhorn 4./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 16:35 500m 57 129
Saturday, September 23, 1944 Decker 4./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 16:40 300m 5732
Thursday, September 28, 1944 Ebert 7./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 15:50 150m 48 690/25 Ost
Thursday, October 05, 1944 Busch 4./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 15:02 250m 39 371
Thursday, October 05, 1944 Sellhorn 4./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 15:05 500m 29 635
Thursday, October 05, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 15:10 300m 29 655
Thursday, October 05, 1944 Heimdick 4./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 15:10 600m 29 637
Thursday, October 05, 1944 Munnich 6./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik m.H. 15:12 350m 29 656
Friday, October 06, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 Yak-3 09:35 2000m 29 682
Friday, October 06, 1944 Sellhorn 4./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 12:20 40m 29 683
Friday, October 06, 1944 Munnich 6./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 12:35 100m 29 686
Friday, October 13, 1944 Hubert Polz 7./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 16:04 600m 27 542/25 Ost
Sunday, October 22, 1944 Schroder 6./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 15:20 2300m 17 567
Sunday, October 22, 1944 Beyerle 4./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 16:15 2000m 17 827
Friday, October 27, 1944 Hubert Polz 7./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 11:08 2000m 17 611/25 Ost
Friday, October 27, 1944 Hubert Polz 7./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 13:56 3000m 1756/25 Ost
Friday, October 27, 1944 Krause 7./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 13:58 1200m 1753/25 Ost
Sunday, October 29, 1944 Ruffing Stab III./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 15:00 1500m 1763/25 Ost
Monday, October 30, 1944 Hubert Polz 7./SG3 Yak-9 14:10 3800m 17 638/25 Ost
Monday, October 30, 1944 Krause 7./SG3 Il-2 Sturmovik 15:30 800m 1762/25 Ost
Monday, October 30, 1944 Ebert 7./SG3 Yak-9 15:32 200m 17 625/25 Ost
Wednesday, November 22, 1944 Ebert 7./SG3 P-39 Aircobra 13:23 300m 24/5/3/2
Wednesday, November 22, 1944 Gorlich 7./SG3 Yak-9 13:20 900m 17/6/3/2
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