Schlachtgeschwader 3

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Schlachtgeschwader 3
Active 1943–45
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Balkenkreuz (Iron Cross) Luftwaffe
Type Dive bomber
Role Close air support
Size Air Force Wing

Schlachtgeschwader 3 (SG 3) was a Luftwaffe Dive bomber-wing of World War II. It was formed on 18 October 1943 in Eleusis from the Stab/Sturzkampfgeschwader 3. A special detachment was formed 13 June 1944 to 13 August 1944 referred to as Detachment Kuhlmey. The detachment was built around elements of I./SG 3, I./SG 5, II./JG 54 and NaGr.1

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Organization of the Luftwaffe during World War II