Zerstorergeschwader 101

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Maj Johann Kogler, 20 Mar 1943 - 14 Jan 1944
  • Oberst Heinz Nacke, 15 Jan 1944 - 15 Mar 1945

Stab:

Formed 20 Mar 1943 in Memmingen from Disbanded 15 Mar 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Mar 1943 - Dec 1944 Memmingen   Bf 110/Ju 88
Dec 1944 - Mar 1945 Bad Aibling   Bf 110/Ju 88

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Fritz Schulze-Dickow, 20 Mar 1943 - 1 Jul 1943
  • Maj Franz Smolle, 10 Sep 1943 - 31 May 1944
  • Hptm Karl Fritz Schlosstein, 1 Jun 1944 - 5 Jul 1944
  • Hptm GŁnther Weyl, 6 Jul 1944 - 15 Mar 1945

Formed 20 Mar 1943 in Memmingen from with:

Stab I./ZG101 from Stab I./Zerstorerschule 2
1./ZG101 from 1./Zerstorerschule 2
2./ZG101 from 2./Zerstorerschule 2

On 1 Jun 1944 2./ZG101 became 6./ZG101

On 15 Oct 1944 reorganised, now with:

Stab I./ZG101
1./ZG101
2./ZG101 new
3./ZG101 new
4./ZG101 new

Disbanded 15 Mar 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
20 Mar 1943 - 21 Jul 1944 Memmingen*   Bf 110/Ju 88
22 Jul 1944 - 15 Mar 1945 Illesheim   Bf 110/Ju 88

* 2./ZG101 at Laupheim (20 Mar 1944 - 1 Jun 1944)

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Jung, Mar 1943 - 1943
  • Maj Werner Guth, 1943 - Jun 1944
  • Hptm Helmut Haugk, 1 Jul 1944 - 10 Aug 1944
  • Maj Fritz Schulze-Dickow, 11 Aug 1944 - 15 Mar 1945

Formed 20 Mar 1943 in Bad Aibling from with:

Stab II./ZG101 from Stab II./Zerstorerschule 2
3./ZG101 from 3./Zerstorerschule 2
4./ZG101 from 4./Zerstorerschule 2

On 9 Dec 1943 4./ZG101 was renamed 8./ZG76, and was reformed Jan 1944.

On 15 Oct 1944 reorganised, now with:

Stab II./ZG101
5./ZG101 from 3./ZG101
6./ZG101 from 4./ZG101
7./ZG101 new
8./ZG101 new

Disbanded 15 Mar 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
20 Mar 1943 - 15 Mar 1945 Bad Aibling   Bf 110/Ju 88

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Franz Smolle, 1 Jun 1944 - 26 Jul 1944

Formed 1 Jun 1944 in Laupheim with:

Stab III./ZG101 new
5./ZG101 new
6./ZG101 from 2./ZG101

On 26 Jul 1944 redesignated :

Stab III./ZG101 became Stab/JG113
5./ZG101 became 2./JG113
6./ZG101 became 3./JG113

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Jun 1944 - 26 Jul 1944 Laupheim   Fw 190A

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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