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Jagdgeschwader 20


I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Siegfried Lehmann, 7.39 - 18.9.39
  • Hptm Hannes Trautloft, 19.9.39 - 4.7.40

Formed 15.7.39 at Döberitz (only Gruppenstab, 1. and 2. staffeln). 3./JG20 was formed 5.11.39 at Brandenburg-Briest.

On 4.7.40 redesignated III./JG51.

Bases:

7.39 - 9.39 Döberitz Luftgau-Kommando III Bf 109E
8.39 - 9.9.39 Sprottau Luftgau-Kommando IV Bf 109E
9.9.39 - 9.39 Kreuzbruch Bf 109E
9.39 - 6.11.39 Brandenburg-Briest Bf 109E
6.11.39 - 13.2.40 Döberitz Luftgau-Kommando III Bf 109E
13.2.40 - 5.40 Bönninghardt Jafü 2 Bf 109E
15.5.40 - 6.40 Eindhoven, Antwerpen, Ghent Jafü 2 Bf 109E
6.40 - 4.7.40 St. Omer Jafü 2 Bf 109E