Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4

Gruppenkommandeure:

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Formed Nov 1942 in Nikolayev(?) with:

Stab/Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 new
1./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 from
2./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 from
3./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 from

In Feb 1943 Stab/Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 lost its Staffeln:

1./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 became
2./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 became
3./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 became

In Mar 1943 6 new Staffeln was formed:

1./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 from 1./
2./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 from 2./Storkampfgruppe Lw.Kdo. Don
3./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 from 3./Storkampfgruppe Lw.Kdo. Don
4./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 from 4./Storkampfgruppe Lw.Kdo. Don
5./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 new
6./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 new

On 18 Oct 1943 redesignated with :

Stab/Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 became Stab/NSGr.4
1./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 became 1./NSGr.4
2./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 became 2./NSGr.4
3./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 became 1./
4./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 became 1./
5./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 became 2./NSGr.5
6./Storkampfgruppe Luftflotte 4 became 2./NSGr.6

Aircraft used: Ar 66, Do 17, Fw 44, Fw 58, Fw 189, Go 145, He 45, He 46, Hs 126, Ju 87 and W.34

Airfields and Air Base Locations

Nov 1942 -Feb 1943 Nikolayev(?)  
Mar 1943 - Aug 1943 Charkow-Nord*  
Aug 1943 - Oct 1943 Saporoshje**  

* 3. and 6. Staffeln at Wyschesteblijewskaja (Apr 1943 - Oct 1943); 4. Staffel at Kramatorskaja (Apr 1943 - Jun 1943); 5. Staffel at Kuteinikowo (May 1943 - Jul 1943)

** 5. Staffel at Iwanowka (Sep 1943) and Pawlograd (Sep 1943 - Oct 1943)

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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