Luftflotte

Zerstorergeschwader 2

Geschwaderkommodoren:

  • Maj Friedrich Vollbracht, 1 Apr 1940 - 4 Sep 1940
  • Oberst Ralph von Rettberg, Apr 1942 - Jan 1943

Stab:

Formed 1 Apr 1940 at Darmstadt-Griesheim. Disbanded Sep 1940.

Reformed Apr 1942 in Landsberg/Lech. Disbanded Dec 1942(?).

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Apr 1940 - Jul 1940 Darmstadt-Griesheim Jafu 3 Bf 110C
Jul 1940 - Sep 1940 Toussous-le-Noble Jafu 3 Bf 110C
       
Apr 1942 - May 1942 Landsberg/Lech Luftflotte 4 Bf 110
May 1942 - Jun 1942 Kharkov Luftflotte 4 Bf 110
Jun 1942 - Aug 1942 Svoboda Luftflotte 4 Bf 110
Aug 1942 - Nov 1942 Parndorf Luftflotte 2 Bf 110, Fw 190
Nov 1942 - Dec 1942 Comiso? * II. Fliegerkorps Fw 190

* also known as Zerstorergeschwader 'Süd' from Nov 1942. Fate unknown.

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Johannes Gentzen, 1 May 1939 - 26 May 1940
  • Maj Ernst Ott, 27 May 1940 - 11 Aug 1940
  • Hptm Hans-Peter Külbel (acting), 11 Aug 1940 - 12 Aug 1940
  • Hptm Christians (acting), 12 Aug 1940 - Aug 1940
  • Hptm Eberhard Heinlein, Aug 1940 - Sep 1940
  • ?

Formed 1 May 1939 at Bernburg from with:

Stab I./ZG2 from Stab I./JG231
1./ZG2 from 1./JG231
2./ZG2 from 2./JG231
3./ZG2 from 3./JG231

Known as Jagdgruppe 102 between 21 Sep 1939 and 30 Jan 1940. Disbanded Sep 1940, but 1./ZG2 became in Nov 1940.

Reformed Apr 1942 at Landsberg/Lech from with:

Stab I./ZG2 from Stab I./ZG26
1./ZG2 from 1./ZG26
2./ZG2 from 2./ZG26
3./ZG2 from 3./ZG26

 

Disbanded Aug 1942, remnants into and

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 May 1939 - 6 Aug 1939 Bernburg Luftflotte 1 Bf 109D
6 Aug 1939 - 9 Sep 1939 Gross-Stein* Fl. Fü. zbV Bf 109D
9 Sep 1939 - 11 Sep 1939 Krakau   Bf 109D
11 Sep 1939 - 21 Sep 1939 Debrica   Bf 109D
22 Sep 1939 - 12 Nov 1939 Lachen-Speyersdorff Luftflotte 2 Bf 109D
12 Nov 1939 - 29 Nov 1939 Bonn-Hangelar Stab/JG77 Bf 109D
29 Nov 1939 - 11 Dec 1939 Düsseldorf-Lohausen Stab/JG77 Bf 109D
12 Dec 1939 - 31 Jan 1940 Bonn-Hangelar Stab/JG77 Bf 109D
1 Feb 1940 - Mar 1940 Garz auf Usedom   Bf 109E, Bf 110
Mar 1940 - 18 May 1940 Darmstadt-Griesheim Jafu 3 Bf 110
18 May 1940 - Jul 1940 Neufchateau Jafu 3 Bf 110
Jul 1940 - Sep 1940 Amiens-Glissy Jafu 3 Bf 110
Apr 1942 - Jun 1942 Landsberg/Lech Luftflotte 4 Bf 110
Jun 1942 - Jun 1942 Tschugujew Luftflotte 4 Bf 110
Jun 1942 - Jul 1942 Swoboda Luftflotte 4 Bf 110
Jul 1942 - Aug 1942 Barwenkowo Luftflotte 4 Bf 110

* 2./ZG2 at Zipser-Neudorf, 8 Sep 1939 - 9 Sep 1939

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Harry Carl, 26 Jun 1940 - 16 Aug 1940
  • Hptm Eberhard Heinlein (acting), 16 Aug 1940 - Aug 1940
  • Maj Karl-Heinz Lessmann, Aug 1940 - Sep 1940
  • Maj Gerhard Weyert, Mar 1942 - Sep 1942

Formed 26 Jun 1940 at Freiburg from with:

Stab II./ZG2 from Stab I./ZG52
4./ZG2 from 1./ZG52
5./ZG2 from 2./ZG52
6./ZG2 from 3./ZG52

Stab I./ZG52 coded (A2+AB) became Stab II./ZG2 coded (A2+AB)
1./ZG52 coded (A2+AH) became 4./ZG2 coded (A2+AH)
2./ZG52 coded (A2+AK) became 5./ZG2 coded (A2+AK)
3./ZG52 coded (A2+AL) became 6./ZG2 coded (A2+AL)

Disbanded Sep 1940, with 4./ZG2 becoming

Reformed Mar 1942 in Landsberg/Lech and Wien-Aspern with:

Stab II./ZG2 new
4./ZG2 new
5./ZG2 new
6./ZG2 new

ZG1

In late July 1942 gave up its aircraft to and moved to Wiener-Neustadt. In Sep 1942 redesignated with :

Stab II./ZG2 became Stab I./NJG5
4./ZG2 became 1./NJG5
5./ZG2 became 2./NJG5
6./ZG2 became 3./NJG5

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
26 Jun 1940 - Jul 1940 Freiburg Jafu 3 Bf 110
Jul 1940 - Sep 1940 Gyancourt Jafu 3 Bf 110
       
Mar 1942 - May 1942 Landsberg/Lech Luftflotte 4 Bf 110
May 1942 - Jun 1942 Tschugujew Luftflotte 4 Bf 110
Jun 1942 - Jul 1942 Barwenkowo Luftflotte 4 Bf 110
Jul 1942 - Sep 1942 Wiener-Neustadt Luftflotte 4 Bf 110

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Wilhelm Hachfeld, 2 May 1942 - 2 Dec 1942
  • Hptm Hans-Jobst Hauenschild, 2 Dec 1942 - 20 Dec 1942

Formed Apr 1942 in Landsberg/Lech with:

Stab III./ZG2 new
7./ZG2 new
8./ZG2 new
9./ZG2 new

On 20 Dec 1942 redesignated with :

Stab III./ZG2 became Stab III./SKG10
7./ZG2 became 7./SKG10
8./ZG2 became 8./SKG10
9./ZG2 became 9./SKG10

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Apr 1942 - May 1942 Parndorf Luftflotte 4 Bf 109G
May 1942 - Jun 1942 Tschugujew Luftflotte 4 Bf 109G
Jun 1942 - Jul 1942 Swoboda Luftflotte 4 Bf 109G
Aug 1942 - Nov 1942 Parndorf* Luftflotte 2 Fw 190A-4
Nov 1942 - 11 Nov 1942 Comiso Luftflotte 2 Fw 190A-4
11 Nov 1942 - Dec 1942 Bizerta Fl. Fü. Tunis Fw 190A-4

* from Sep 1942 to Nov 1942 also at Cognac for anti-shipping training.

Ergänzungsstaffel:

Existed between Apr 1942 and Jul 1942, probably at Landsberg/Lech.

  • Flugzeugbestand und Bewegungsmeldungen,
  • Flugzeugbestand und Bewegungsmeldungen,
  • Flugzeugbestand und Bewegungsmeldungen,
  • Flugzeugbestand und Bewegungsmeldungen,

 

 Send Mail  
Please help us to improve these articles with any additional information or photo's. 
If you should encounter any bugs   broken links,  or display errors just email us.

If you love our website please add a like on facebook or follow us on Google+

Asisbiz has been running since July 2006 this section was updated 5th January 2019

 

Please donate so we can make this site even better !!

 

This webpage was updated 5th January 2019