Luftwaffe Order of Battle April 1940

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For its campaign against Norway and Denmark during World War II, the German Luftwaffe had the following Order of Battle on 9 April 1940.[1]

X. Fliegerkorps[edit]

Commanded by Generalleutnant Hans Geisler

Parent unit Geschwader Base Unit (Gruppe/Staffel) Aircraft Type Commanding Officer
Jagdgeschwader 77 Husum II. Gruppe Messerschmitt Bf 109E Hauptmann Karl Hentschel
Zerstörergeschwader 26 Barth I, II. Gruppe Messerschmitt Bf 110C Hauptmann Karl Kaschka/ Wilhelm Makrocki
Zerstörergeschwader 76 Westerland I. Gruppe Messerschmitt Bf 110C
Zerstörergeschwader 1 Westerland III. Gruppe Messerschmitt Bf 110C
Kampfgeschwader 4 Fassberg Stab, and II. Gruppe Heinkel He 111
Kampfgeschwader 4 Perleberg I. Gruppe Heinkel He 111
Kampfgeschwader 4 Lüneburg III. Gruppe Heinkel He 111
Kampfgeschwader 26 Varel Stab, and I. Gruppe Heinkel He 111
Kampfgeschwader 26 Marx II. Gruppe Heinkel He 111
KGr100 Nordholz Heinkel He 111
Kampfgeschwader 30 Westerland Stab, I., II., III., and Z. Gruppe Heinkel He 111
Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 Kiel-Holtena I. Gruppe Junkers Ju 87B and R Major Paul-Werner Hozzel
1.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 122 HamburgFuhlsbüttel I. Gruppe Heinkel He 111
Wetterkette Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Heinkel He 111
Korpstransportstaffel Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Junkers Ju 52
1.(F)/Aufklärungs-Gruppe 120 Lübeck/Kiel Dornier Do 17 and Heinkel He 111

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hooton 2007, p. 32.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Hooton, E.R (2007). Luftwaffe at War; Blitzkrieg in the West: Volume 2. London: Chervron/Ian Allan. ISBN 978-1-85780-272-6.