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Jagdgeschwader 71


I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Kramer, 7.39 - 10.39
History:
  • Formed 16.7.39 in Schleissheim (Gruppenstab, 1. and 2. staffeln), and on 26.7.39 the Reservestaffel/JG71 was formed.
  • 1./JG71 became 11./JG72 on 28.8.39.
  • The rest of I./JG71 was redesignated II./JG51 in October 1939 (Gruppenstab I./JG71 became Gruppenstab II./JG51, 2./JG71 became 4./JG51 and Reservestaffel/JG71 became 5./JG51).
Bases
7.39 - 8.39 Schleissheim Luftgau-Kommando VII Bf 109D
8.39 - 9.39 Fürstenfeldbruck Luftgau-Kommando VII Bf 109D
9.39 - 10.39 Eutingen? Luftgau-Kommando VII Bf 109D