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Jagdgeschwader 76


Geschwaderkommodore:

  • Maj Anton Hackl, 8.44 - 10.44
  • Maj Ernst Düllberg, 7.10.44 - 4.45

Stab:

Formed 7.44 in Salzburg from Stab/ZG76. Disbanded 24.4.45.

Bases
22.7.44 - 8.44 Rotenburg Bf 109G
8.44 - 28.8.44 Athis (France) Bf 109G
28.8.44 - 10.44 Freiburg Bf 109G Controlling:
II./JG52
10.44 - 11.44 Felsoe-Abrany Bf 109G
11.44 - 1.45 Imely (Hungary) Bf 109G Controlling:
I./JG53, II./JG52, II./JG51 and ung. JGr.101
1.45 - 3.45 Veszprem Bf 109G Controlling:
I./JG53, II./JG52, II./JG51 and ung. JGr.101
3.45 - 4.45 Wien Bf 109G Controlling:
I./JG53, II./JG52, II./JG51 and ung. JGr.101

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Wilfried Müller-Rienzburg, 1.5.39 - 1.40
  • Maj Richard Kraut, 2.40 - 4.7.40
  • ?

Formed 1.5.39 in Wien-Aspern. On 4.7.40 redesignated II./JG54. Used Bf 109E fighters.

Bases
5.39 - 8.39 Wien-Aspern
8.39 - 9.10.39 Ottmütz *
9.10.39 - 2.11.39 Gelnhausen
2.11.39 - ?2.40 Frankfurt/Rhein-Main
2.40 - 5.40 Walldorf, Ober-Olm (there 10.5.40)
5.40 - 21.6.40 **
21.6.40 - 4.7.40 Waalhaven and Vlissingen

* various forward airfields were used in Poland.

** used various airfields in the West, including Ghent, Evreux, Vitry-en-Artois, Poiz, Paris-Orly and Orleans

Reformed 7.44 in Bonn-Hangelar from I./ZG76. Renamed IV./JG300 in 10.44.

Bases
22.7.44 - 8.44 Bonn-Hangelar Bf 109G
8.44 - 18.9.44 Gahro Bf 109G
18.9.44 - 3.10.44 Störmede Bf 109G
3.10.44 - 10.44 Reinsdorf Bf 109G

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ?

Formed 7.44 in Stade from II./ZG1. On 11.44 redesignated IV./JG53.

Bases
24.7.44 - 20.8.44 Stade Bf 109G
21.8.44 - 28.8.44 Athis Bf 109G
29.8.44 - 31.8.44 Azannes Bf 109G
1.9.44 - 10.9.44 Wiesbaden Bf 109G
10.9.44 - 22.9.44 Wolferbach Bf 109G
23.9.44 - 10.44 Wittenweier Bf 109G
10.44 - 11.44 Donaueschingen Bf 109G

II./JG76 and IV./JG76 was to have been formed from II./ZG76 and I./JG302, but this never happened.