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Jagdgeschwader 400


Commanders:

  • Maj Wolfgang Späte, 12.44 - 3.45

Stab:

Formed 12.44 in Brandis. Disbanded 7.3.45.

Bases:

12.44 - 3.45 Brandis 1. JD Me 163

I. Gruppe (1. - 2. staffeln):

1./JG400 was formed 26.4.44 in Wittmundhafen from 20./JG1. Stab I. and 2./JG400 was formed 7.44 in Venlo. The first Me 163 was delivered in 7.44. Disbanded 19.4.45.

Bases:

4.44 - 6.44 Wittmundhafen 2. JD none
6.44 - 8.44 Venlo* 3. JD Me 163
8.44 - 4.45 Brandis (near Leipzig) 1. JD Me 163

* 1./JG400 moved to Brandis 25.7.44, Stab I. and 2./JG400 followed in late 8.44.

II. Gruppe (5. - 6. staffeln):

Formed 12.11.44 in Stargard. Disbanded 19.4.45, but remained until the end.

Bases:

11.44 - 12.44 Stargard 1. JD Me 163
12.44 - 2.45 Brandis 1. JD Me 163
2.45 - 4.45 Salzwedel 1. JD Me 163
4.45 - 5.45 Nordholz 1. JD Me 163
5.45 Husum 2. JD Me 163

III. Gruppe (13. - 14. staffeln):

Formed 9.44 as Ergänzungstaffel/JG400 in Udetfeld (Breslau). In 12.44 expanded to III. Gruppe. Disbanded 3.45.

Bases:

9.44 - 3.45 Udetfeld 8. JD Me 163