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Bordfliegergruppe 196


WW2 German Bordfliegergruppe 196

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Gerrit Wiegmink, 9.43 - 4.44
  • Maj Schmidt, 4.44 - 1944

Formed 1.10.37:

1./196 in Wilhelmshaven with He 60
5./196 in Kiel-Holtenau with He 60

In 6.43 5./196 was redesignated 1./SAGr. 128.

Stab/196 was formed 1.9.43, 2./196 was formed 8.8.43 and 3./196 in 10.43.

2./196 was disbanded 6.44, and the rest of the Gruppe was disbanded 3.45.

Bases


Stab/196
1.9.43 - 6.44 Aalborg Ar 196
6.44 - 10.44 Pillau Ar 196
10.44 - 3.45 Bug/Rügen Ar 196

1./196
10.37 - 10.1.42 Wilhelmshaven* He 60, Ar 196
10.1.42 - 29.4.42 Brest Ar 196
29.4.42 - 4.43 Wilhelmshaven** Ar 196
4.43 - 3.6.44 Stavanger-Sola Ar 196
3.6.44 - 10.44 Pillau Ar 196
10.44 - 3.45 Bug/Rügen Ar 196

    * several detachments were formed, and was stationed at many bases: Aalborg (5.40), Boulogne (8.40 - 9.40), Schellingwoude (10.40 - 8.41), Brest (1.41 - 8.41), Riga (8.41 - 9.41), Stavanger (8.41 - 10.41), Pillau (8.41), Hammerfest (10.41)

    ** a detachment were sent to Palermo 1.43, and were absorbed by SAGr. 126. Detachment at Aalborg (3.43 - 4.43).

2./196
8.8.43 - 13.8.43 Kiel-Holtenau Ar 196
13.8.43 - 3.6.44 Venice-St. Nicolo Ar 196

3./196
10.43 - 3.44 Kiel-Holtenau Ar 196
3.44 - 24.6.44 Pillau Ar 196
24.6.44 - 10.44 Aalborg? Ar 196
10.44 - 3.45 Bug/Rügen Ar 196

5./196
10.37 - 11.4.40 Kiel-Holtenau He 60, Ar 196
11.4.40 - 17.6.40 Aalborg-See Ar 196
17.6.40 - 20.6.40 Grossenbrode Ar 196
20.6.40 - 23.6.40 Aalborg-See Ar 196
23.6.40 - 3.9.40 Trondheim-Hommelvik Ar 196
3.9.40 - 9.40 Kiel-Holtenau Ar 196
9.40 - 4.41 Cherbourg Ar 196
4.41 - 6.43 Brest-Hourtin Ar 196