Sturzkampfgeschwader 5

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Hans-Karl Stepp, Jan 1942 - Jul 1942
  • Hptm Arnulf Blasig, Jul 1942 - ?
  • Maj Erwin Schulz, ? - 21 Nov 1942
  • Maj Horst Kaubisch, Nov 1942 - Jun 1943
  • Maj Martin Möbus, Jun 1943 - Oct 1943

Formed 27 Jan 1942 in Rovaniemi from with:

Stab I./St.G.5 from Stab IV.(St)/LG1
1./St.G.5 from 10./LG1
2./St.G.5 from 11./LG1
3./St.G.5 from 12./LG1

4./St.G.5 was formed Apr 1942 from Erg.Sta./St.G.5.

On 17 Jun 1943 redesignated with :

Stab I./St.G.5 became Stab I./St.G.1
1./St.G.5 became 1./St.G.1
2./St.G.5 became 2./St.G.1
3./St.G.5 became 3./St.G.1

Reformed Jun 1943 from 4./St.G.5 with:

Stab I./St.G.5 new
1./St.G.5 new
2./St.G.5 new
3./St.G.5 new

On 18 Oct 1943 I./St.G.5 was redesignated with :

Stab I./St.G.5 became Stab I./SG5
1./St.G.5 became 1./SG5
2./St.G.5 became 2./SG5
3./St.G.5 became 3./SG5

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
27 Jan 1942 - Mar 1942 Rovaniemi   Ju 87R
Mar 1942 - Dec 1942 Alakurtti   Ju 87R
Dec 1942 - Jan 1943 Kirkenes*   Ju 87R
Jan 1943 - Jun 1943 Gorodjetz*   Ju 87R/D
Jun 1943 - Jul 1943 Alakurtti   Ju 87D
Aug 1943 - Sep 1943 Pori   Ju 87D
Sep 1943 - Oct 1943 Nautsi   Ju 87D

* 4./St.G.5 remained at Alakurtti

Erg.Staffel:

Staffelkapitäne:

  • ?
  • Olt Rudolf Neumann, 25 Jun 1942 - 30 Sep 1942

Formed 26 Jan 1942 in Trondheim-Lade from

In Jun 1942 redesignated 4./St.G.5.

Reformed Jun 1942 in Trondheim-Lade. On 16 May 1943 redesignated

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
26 Jan 1942 - Oct 1942 Trondheim-Lade   Ju 87B/R
Oct 1942 - 16 May 1943 Rovaniemi   Ju 87B/R/D
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