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Ergänzungs-Jagdgeschwader 2


Geschwaderkommodore:

  • Maj Werner Andres, 2.11.44 - 5.45

Stab:

Formed 2.11.44 in Sprottau.

Bases
11.44 - 1.45 Sprottau Fw 190A, Me 262A
1.45 - 3.45 Esperstedt Fw 190A, Me 262A
3.45 - 5.45 Lechfeld(?) Fw 190A, Me 262A

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ?
  • Hptm Gerhard Koall, ? - 20.3.45
  • ?

Formed 2.11.44 in Ludwigslust from the Ergänzungs-Nachtjagdgruppe, with 1. - 4. staffeln. On 20.3.45 redesignated II./EJG1.

Reformed 4.45 in Thüringen.

Bases
2.11.44 - 2.45 Ludwigslust Fw 190A, Bf 110
2.45 - 3.45 Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Fw 190A, Bf 109G
4.45 - 5.45 Thüringen He 162A

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Horst Geyer, 27.10.44 - 1.1.45
  • Maj Heinz Bär, 1.1.45 - 23.4.45

Formed 2.11.44 in Lechfeld from Erprobungskommando 262, with 9. - 11. staffeln. Disbanded 23.4.45, and was absorbed by JV44.

Bases
27.10.44 - 23.4.45 Lechfeld* Me 262A

* 9./EJG2 at Landsberg (Si 204/Bf 110) and 11./EJG11 at Unterschlauersbach.

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ?

Formed 2.11.44 at Udetfeld from Erprobungskommando 16.

Bases
11.44 - 1.45 Udetfeld Me 163
1.45 - 3.45 Esperstedt Me 163
3.45 - 5.45 ? Me 163

A note from 5.2.45 also mentions the following Gruppen:

II./EJG2 forming in Neuburg/Donau from II./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J), with Me 262
V./EJG2 forming from I./Ergänzungs-Kampfgeschwader (J)

No further details are available.