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Jagdgeschwader 300


Geschwaderkommodore:

  • ObLt Hajo Hermann, 6.43 - 26.9.43
  • ObLt Kurt Kettner, 26.9.43 - 5.44
  • ObLt Walther Dahl, 27.6.44 - 26.1.45
  • Maj Kurd Peters (acting), 12.44
  • Maj Anton Hackl, 30.1.45 - 19.2.45
  • Maj Kurd Peters (acting), 3.45 - 4.45
  • Maj Günther Rall, 20.2.45 - 8.5.45

Stab:

Formed 26.6.43 in Deelen as Stab/Versuchskommando Hermann, from 18.7.43 as Stab/JG Hermann, and then finally 20.8.43 as Stab/JG300.

Bases
6.43 - 13.5.44 Deelen Fw 190A
13.5.44 - 6.6.44 Bonn-Hangelar Fw 190A
6.6.44 - 15.6.44 Frankfurt/Rhein-Main Fw 190A
15.6.44 - 9.7.44 Unterschlauersheim Fw 190A
10.7.44 - 12.7.44 Ansbach Fw 190A
13.7.44 - 19.7.44 Memmingen Fw 190A
19.7.44 - 8.44 Bad Wörishofen Fw 190A
8.44 - 25.9.44 Erfurt-Bindersleben Fw 190A
25.9.44 - 10.44 Finsterwalde Fw 190A
10.44 - 12.44 Jüterbog-Damm Fw 190A
12.44 - 4.45 Jüterbog-Waldlager Fw 190A, Bf 109G
4.45 - 5.45 Salzburg Fw 190A

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ?
  • Hptm Gerhard Stamp, 1.11.43 - 29.6.44
  • ?
  • Hptm Gerhard Stamp, 11.44
  • Maj Baier, ? - 3.45

Formed 1.7.43 in Bonn-Hangelar, initially as Versuchskommando Hermann, then as I./JG Hermann and then as I./JG300. On 1.1.44 parts of the Gruppe was used to form 1./NJGr.10. Ordered disbanded 19.3.45, but remained at least until late April 1945.

Bases
1.7.43 - 7.6.44 Bonn-Hangelar* Bf 109G
7.6.44 - 12.6.44 Wiesbaden-Erbenheim Bf 109G
12.6.44 - 15.6.44 Merzhausen Bf 109G
16.6.44 - 12.7.44 Herzogenaurach Bf 109G
13.7.44 - 8.44 Bad Wörishofen Bf 109G
8.44 - 22.9.44 Esperstedt Bf 109G
23.9.44 - 10.44 Gahro Bf 109G
10.44 - 4.45 Borkheide Bf 109G
4.45 Salzburg Bf 109G

* detachments at Jüterbog, 18.2.44 - 21.2.44; at Rheine, 13.4 - 25.4.44; at Seyring, 13.5.44 - 10.6.44.

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ?
  • Hptm Kurt Peters, 11.43 - 29.6.44
  • Maj Alfred Lindenberger, 6.44 - 28.9.44
  • ?
  • Olt Waldemar Radener, 23.2.45 - 8.5.45

Formed 7.43 in Rheine as II./JG Hermann, and later II./JG300. Did not have its own aircraft until 12.43, and until then, shared those used by II./JG1. In May 1944 most of 6./JG300 was used to form 8./NJG11. Known as II.(Sturm)/JG300 from 7.44. Was being reorganised as JGr.300, together with III./JG300 in 5.45.

Bases
7.43 - 20.4.44 Rheine Fw 190A
21.4.44 - 7.6.44 Dortmund Fw 190A
7.6.44 - 12.6.44 Merzhausen Fw 190A
12.6.44 - 15.6.44 Frankfurt/Main Fw 190A
15.6.44 - 12.7.44 Unterschlauersbach Fw 190A
13.7.44 - 8.44 Holzkirchen Fw 190A
8.44 - 25.9.44 Erfurt-Bindersleben Fw 190A
26.9.44 - 10.44 Finsterwalde Fw 190A
10.44 - 4.45 Löbnitz Fw 190A
4.45 Holzkirchen Fw 190A
4.45 - 5.45 Ainring Fw 190A

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ?
  • Maj Iro Ilk, 31.1.44 - 25.9.44
  • Hptm Herbert Nolter, 26.9.42 - 6.12.44
  • Maj Hans-Karl Kamp, 7.12.44 - 31.12.44
  • Hptm Peter Jenne, 1.1.45 - 2.3.45

Formed 7.43 in Oldenburg as III./JG Hermann, and later III./JG300. Did not have its own aircraft until 11.43, and until then shared those used by III./JG11. In 11.43 redesignated III./JG302.

Reformed 11.43 at Wiesbaden-Erbenheim from III./JG301. In 5.44 10./JG300 was used to form II./NJG11. Was being reorganised as JGr.300, together with II./JG300 in 5.45.

Bases
7.43 - 11.43 Oldenburg Bf 109G
11.43 - 3.6.44 Wiesbaden-Erbenheim Bf 109G
3.6.44 - 9.44 Jüterbog Bf 109G
9.44 - 1.10.44 Dortmund* Bf 109G
1.10.44 - 12.44 Jüterbog-Damm* Bf 109G
12.44 - 4.45 Jüterbog-Waldlager Bf 109G
4.45 - 5.45 Ainring Bf 109G

* detachments at Jüterbog, 9.44; at Biblis, 10.44; at Darmstadt, 10.44.

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Puchinger, 10.44 - 17.12.44
  • Hptm Offterdinger, 18.12.44 - 8.5.45

Formed 10.44 at Reinsdorf from I./JG76.

Bases
10.44 - 4.45 Reinsdorf (near Berlin) Fw 190A, Bf 109G
4.45 Salzburg Fw 190A, Bf 109G