Fw 190A Table

KG 200

Focke-Wulf Fw 190F8 13./KG 200 (A3+LX) alias 'Sonderverband Einhorn' or 'Sonderstaffel Einhorn' based at Villafranca, Italy late 1944

Focke-Wulf Fw 190F8 KG 200 (A3+18) abandoned late 1944

13./KG 200 formed 15 Nov 44 at Villafranca some 10 km SW of Verona in northeastern Italy by assigning a Staffel number to Sonderverband "Einhorn", a special attack unit equipped with Fw 190F's 5 to 3 planes (number is unconfimed) outfitted to carry heavy caliber bombs weighing 1,000 - 1,800kg. Two aircraft rgistrations from this unit is known A3+LX & A3+MA (Source Author Nick Beale). 18-23 Dec 44: transferred from Villafranca to Bonn-Hangelar (Unit's Fw190F's handed over in italy to NSGr.9) for attachment to NSGr.20 and participation in the Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge) as part of Gefechtsverband "Hallensleben"/II.Jagdkorps. 25 Dec 44: moved to Koln-Wahn due to an Allied air raid on Hangelar, then over the next month successively to Limburg-Linter (around 11 Jan 45) and Germersheim (around 13 Jan) with NSGr.20 flying mainly night fighter-bomber attacks on U.S. forces in the Ardennes, but occasional raids were made on key dumps, railheads and other vital targets in the rear areas such as around Liege. 2 Feb 45: transferred to Twente (Twenthe) in eastern Holland with NSGr.20 and two days later, on 4 February, the Staffel was ordered disbanded with aircraft and pilots incorporated into 11./KG 200 at Twente. The Staffelkapitan, Hptm. Robert Schuntermann, and the ground personnel were reassigned back to IV.Gruppe at Prenzlau and then north with the Gruppe to Vejle/Denmark. 8 May 45: Staffel remnants surrendered with the Gruppe in Schleswig-Holstein.
(Historical Source Jerry D FL-USA & Nick Beale)

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 Some of the most widely used Book References:

  • Jagdwaffe: Battle of Britain: Phase One: July-August 1940 (Luftwaffe Colours: Volume Two, Section 1) Paperback Eric Mombeek (Author), David Wadman (Author), Eddie J Creek (Author)
  • Jagdwaffe: Battle of Britain: Phase Two: August-September 1940 (Luftwaffe Colours: Volume Two, Section 2) Paperback Eric Mombeek (Author), David Wadman (Author), Martin Pegg (Author)
  • Jagdwaffe: Battle of Britain: Phase Three: September-October 1940 (Luftwaffe Colours: Volume Two, Section 3) Paperback Eric Mombeek (Author), David Wadman (Author), Martin Pegg (Author)
  • Jagdwaffe: Battle of Britain: Phase Four: November 1940-June 1941 (Luftwaffe Colours: Volume Two, Section 4) Paperback Eric Mombeek (Author), David Wadman (Author), Martin Pegg (Author)

 Some of the most widely used Magazine References:

  • Airfix Magazines (English) - http://www.airfix.com/
  • Avions (French) - http://www.aerostories.org/~aerobiblio/rubrique10.html
  • FlyPast (English) - http://www.flypast.com/
  • Flugzeug Publikations GmbH (German) - http://vdmedien.com/flugzeug-publikations-gmbh-hersteller_verlag-vdm-heinz-nickel-33.html
  • Flugzeug Classic (German) - http://www.flugzeugclassic.de/
  • Klassiker (German) - http://shop.flugrevue.de/abo/klassiker-der-luftfahrt
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://boutique.editions-lariviere.fr/site/abonnement-le-fana-de-l-aviation-626-4-6.html
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://www.pdfmagazines.org/tags/Le+Fana+De+L+Aviation/
  • Osprey (English) - http://www.ospreypublishing.com/
  • Revi Magazines (Czech) - http://www.revi.cz/

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