I. Gruppe EJG Ergänzungs-Jagdgeschwader 2 - EJG2

A Ergänzungs-Jagdgeschwader (EJG) was a Luftwaffe replacement training unit which was part of a larger operational Jagdgeschwader. The Germans were sometimes forced to undertake operations and training simultaneously.

Aircrew Luftwaffe JG51 pilot Heinz Bar 1941 01

Aircrew Luftwaffe JG77 pilot Heinz Bar Crimea Russia May 1942 01

Aircrew Luftwaffe JG77 pilot Heinz Bar Tunisia April 1943 01

Aircrew Luftwaffe JG77 pilot Heinz Bar Tunisia April 1943 02

Aircrew Luftwaffe JG77 pilot Heinz Bar Tunisia April 1943 03

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot Heinz Bar 01

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot Heinz Bar 02

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot Heinz Bar 1941 01

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot Heinz Bar 1941 02

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot Heinz Bar 1944 01

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot Heinz Bar 1945 01

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot Wolfgang Schenck 01

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot Wolfgang Schenck 02

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot Wolfgang Schenck 03

Aircrew Luftwaffe pilot Wolfgang Schenck 04

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a 2./EJG2 Black D Wolfgang Schenk Germany July 20 1944 0A

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a 2./EJG2 Black F Wilhelm Batel WNr 130179 Lechfeld Germany 1944 01

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a 2./EJG2 Black F Wilhelm Batel WNr 130179 Lechfeld Germany 1944 0A

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a 2./EJG2 Black F Wolfgang Schenk WNr 130179 Germany July 20 1944 0A

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Messerschmitt Me 262A1a 2./EJG2 Black F Wolfgang Schenk WNr 130179 Germany July 20 1944 0B

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a 3./EJG2 Franz Holzinger WNr 110956 captured Lechfeld April 29 1945

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a 3./EJG2 Franz Holzinger WNr 110956 captured Lechfeld April 29 1945 01

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a 3./EJG2 Franz Holzinger WNr 110956 captured Lechfeld April 29 1945 02

On 16 March 1945, Fw. Franz Holzinger of III./EJG2 (or possibly II./JG 7) made a 25 minute high altitude flight from Lechfeld. During the afternoon, or next day, he made a cross-country flight brtween 14:15 until 14:45. The aircraft's code was variously given as 'White 2' and 'White 19'. Possibly flown by Heinz Bär. Captured at Lechfeld on 29th April 1945, coded 'White 17' and 'White S' for Schulmaschine (a trainer or schooling plane).

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Messerschmitt Me 262A1a 3./EJG2 White 13 WNr 114322 Germany 1945 01

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Messerschmitt Me 262A1a 7./EJG2 White 34 Brunnthal Bavaria Germany May 1945 0A

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Messerschmitt Me 262A1a III./EJG2 Red 13 Gruppenkommodore Heinz Bar WNr 110559 Lager Lechfeld Mar 1945 01

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a III./EJG2 Red 13 Gruppenkommodore Heinz Bar WNr 110559 Lager Lechfeld Mar 1945 0A

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a III./EJG2 Red 13 Gruppenkommodore Heinz Bar WNr 110559 Lager Lechfeld Mar 1945 0B

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a Schwalbe EJG2 Red 13 WNr 110559 Heinz Bar Lechfeld 1945 0A

Messerschmitt Me 262A1a Schwalbe EJG2 Red 13 WNr 110559 Heinz Bar Lechfeld 1945 by Revi 83 0A

Messerschmitt Me 262A Schwalbe III./EG2 White 10 Kurt Bell Germany 01

Messerschmitt Me 262A Schwalbe III./EG2 White 10 Kurt Bell Germany 02

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    Web References: +

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This webpage was updated 21st March 2018