German Armed Forces Research 1918-1945
Formed 5.42 in Petsamo. From 25.3.45 the Stab also functioned as Jafü. Norwegen.
Formed 25.1.42 in Stavanger from I./JG77 (JGr. Stavanger), 1./JG5 from 10./JG1 in Stavanger, 2./JG5 from 2./JG77 in Lister and 3./JG5 from 3./JG77 in Herdla. In 8.44 increased to 4 staffeln, with 4./JG5 formed from 4./JGr. Ost.
On 14.10.44 redesignated III./JG6.
* 1./JG5 was mainly stationed at Stavanger, 2./JG5 at Lister and 3./JG5 at Herdla. Schwärme was also stationed at Trondheim, Kristiansand, Mandal and Oerlandet at various times.
** 2./JG5 remained in Lister until 30.10.43.
*** part of 4./JG5 remained at Sofia-Wrazdebna until late 4.44
**** Chauny and Manancourt was also used.
Formed 25.1.42 in Petsamo from Jagdgruppe z.b.V., 4./JG5 from 4./JG77 in Alakurtti, 5./JG5 from 14./JG77 in Petsamo, and 6./JG5 from 1./JG77 in Stavanger (later Alakurtti). 8.44 increased to 4 staffeln, 4./JG5 became the new 7./JG5, and a new 8./JG5 was formed from 9./JG5. II./JG5 now consisted of 5. - 8. staffeln. In 10.44 II./JG5 was redesignated IV./JG4.
Reformed 2.45 in Herdla from parts of IV./ZG26, 5./JG5 from the old 9./JG5, 6./JG5 from the old 12./JG5 and 7./JG5 from 10./ZG26. II./JG5 consisted of 5. - 7. staffeln.
* 5./JG5 remained at Petsamo until early 1943. The other staffeln were also stationed at Petsamo, from time to time.
** parts of the Gruppe were also stationed at Idriza, Dno and Dorpat
*** 5./JG5 was stationed at Petsamo, and 6./JG5 at Salmijärvi
**** 9./JG5 was attached to the Gruppe from early 6.44.
***** 6./JG5 at Rygge and 7./JG5 at Stavanger-Sola
Formed 10.3.42 in Trondheim from IV./JG1, 7./JG5 from 1. Einsatzstaffel/JG3 in Stavanger-Forus (probably formed earlier in 1.42), 8./JG5 from 11./JG1 in Trondheim, and 9./JG5 from 12./JG1 in Trondheim. In 7.42 9./JG5 became 10./JG5 and was transferred to IV./JG5, while a new 9./JG5 was formed from parts of 7. and 8./JG5. In 8.44 increased to 4 staffeln, 7./JG5 became 10./JG5, 8./JG5 became 11./JG5, most of 9./JG5 had moved to Germany, and would become the new 8./JG5, a new 9./JG5 was formed from the rest of the old 9./JG5, and a new 12./JG5 was formed. III./JG5 now consisted of 9. - 12. staffeln.
In 2.45 9. and 12./JG5 was used to form II./JG5 (9./5 became 5./5 and 12./5 became 7./5). A new 9./JG5 was formed from 13./JG5, and III./JG5 now consisted of 9. - 11. staffeln.
* 7./JG5 moved to Bodö 1.42, and joined the rest of III./JG5 in 4.42.
** Part of III./JG5 also used Kirkenes during this period.
*** Gruppenstab and 11./JG5 at Alta, with 9., 10. and 12./JG5 at Bardufoss.
**** 9./JG5 and 12./JG5 was based at Herdla
Formed 7.42 in Trondheim-Lade, 10./JG5 from 9./JG5, 11. and 12./JG5 new. The unit was reorganised 8.44, 10./JG5 became 13./JG5, 11./JG5 became 14./JG5 and 12./JG5 became 15./JG5. IV./JG5 now consisted of 13. - 15. staffeln. The fourth staffel (16./JG5) was only formed 11.44, in Stavanger.
In 2.45 13./JG5 became 9./JG5 and was transferred to III./JG5, and a new 13./JG5 was formed from the old 16./JG5.
* 12./JG5 was based at Bodö 7.42. In 6.43 11./JG5 was based at Stavanger and 11./JG5 at Herdla. In 10.43 10./JG5 moved to Gossen and 11./JG5 to Herdla
** only Gruppenstab and 12./JG5 moved to Stavanger
*** parts were also stationed at Petsamo, Nautsi, Berlevaag, Kaamanen and Bardufoss
**** 13. and 15./JG5 at Lister and 14./JG5 at Kjevik
***** 13. and 15./JG5 still at Lister.
Formed 16.3.42 in Kirkenes, as 10. (Z)/JG5, from 1. (Z)/JG77. On 26.6.42 renamed 13. (Z)/JG5.
On 18.7.44 redesignated 10./ZG26.
* Stationed in Stavanger for a few days in 9.43.
Formed 2.43 in Petsamo from parts of 11./JG5. On 7.2.44 redesignated 4./SG5.
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