Zerstorergeschwader 52

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeur:

  • Hptm Karl-Heinz Lessmann, 1 May 1939 - 26 Jun 1940

Formed 1 May 1939 at Illesheim from with:

Stab I./ZG52 from Stab I./ZG143
1./ZG52 from 1./ZG143
2./ZG52 from 2./ZG143
3./ZG52 from 3./ZG143

Known as Jagdgruppe 152 between 24 Sep 1939 and 6 Jan 1940. On 26 Jun 1940 renamed with :

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)

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 May 1939 - Aug 1939 Illesheim Luftflotte 3 Bf 109D
Aug 1939 - 31 Oct 1939 Biblis Luftflotte 3 Bf 109D
31 Oct 1939 - 29 Nov 1939 Odendorf Stab/JG77 Bf 109D
29 Nov 1939 - 6 Jan 1940 Düsseldorf-Lohausen Stab/JG77 Bf 109D
6 Jan 1940 - Mar 1940 Garz auf Usedom   Bf 109D, Bf 110
Mar 1940 - May 1940 Neuhausen ob Eck V. Fliegerkorps Bf 110
May 1940 - Jun 1940 Mannheim, Charleville V. Fliegerkorps Bf 110
Jun 1940 Freiburg V. Fliegerkorps Bf 110

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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