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Kampfgeschwader 6

Geschwaderkommodore:

  • ObLt Hahn, 5.42 - 31.8.42
  • ObLt Walter Storp, 1.9.42 - 10.9.43
  • ObLt Hermann Hogeback, 11.9.43 - 5.45

Stab:

Formed 5.42 in Dinard. On 23.11.44 redesignated Stab/KG(J)6.

Bases
5.42 - 2.43 Dinard Ju 88A
2.43 - 3.43 Grove Ju 88A
3.43 - 15.6.43 Creil Ju 88A
15.6.43 - 8.43 Foggia Ju 88A
8.43 - 12.43 Creil Ju 88A
12.43 - 15.3.44 Melsbroek Ju 88A
15.3.44 - 16.3.44 Prag-Rusin Ju 88A/Ju 188E
16.3.44 - 21.3.44 Wien-Aspern Ju 88A/Ju 188E
21.3.44 - 12.6.44 Melsbroek Ju 88A/Ju 188E
12.6.44 - 10.7.44 Melun-Villaroche Ju 88A/Ju 188E
10.7.44 - 1.9.44 Bretigny Ju 88A/Ju 188E
1.9 - 4.9.44 Deelen Ju 88A/Ju 188E
4.9.44 - 21.9.44 Hennef Ju 88A/Ju 188E
21.9.44 - 10.44 Jena Ju 88A/Ju 188E
10.44 - 1.45 Prag-Gbell Bf 109G
1.45 - 4.45 Prag-Rusin Bf 109G, Me 262A
4.45 - 5.45 Graz Me 262A

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Fuhrhop, 1942 - 44
  • ?

Formed 1.9.42 in Creil from I./KG77. On 23.11.44 redesignated I./KG(J)6.

Bases
1.9.42 - 11.42 Creil Ju 88A
11.42 - 12.42 Foggia* Ju 88A
12.42 - 2.43 Beauvais Ju 88A
2.43 - 3.43 Grove Ju 88A
3.43 - 15.6.43 Beauvais Ju 88A
15.6.43 - 8.43 Foggia Ju 88A
8.43 - 20.3.44 Chievres Ju 88A/Ju 188E
20.3.44 - 14.6.44 Bretigny Ju 188E
14.6.44 - 1.9.44 Melun-Villaroche Ju 188E
1.9.44 - 5.9.44 Volkel Ju 188E
21.9.44 - 27.9.44 Jena Ju 188E
27.9.44 - 21.10.44 Gerstungen Ju 188E
21.10.44 - 9.4.45 Prag-Gbell** Bf 109G
9.4.45 - 5.45 Graz Bf 109G

* possibly only parts of the Gruppe

** also parts at Kletschany

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Schreiner, 1942 - 43
  • Maj Mader, 1943 - 44
  • Hptm Faulhaber, 1944
  • ?

Formed 1.9.42 in Dinard from KGr. 106. On 23.11.44 redesignated II./KG(J)6.

Bases
1.9.42 - 11.42 Dinard Ju 88A
11.42 - 12.42 Foggia* Ju 88A
12.42 - 15.6.43 Cormeilles Ju 88A
15.6.43 - 9.43 Foggia Ju 88A
9.43 - 11.43 Agram? Ju 88A
11.43 - 15.3.44 Le Culot Ju 88A
15.3.44 - 16.3.44 Prag-Rusin Ju 88A
16.3.44 - 21.3.44 Wien-Aspern Ju 88A
21.3.44 - 4.6.44 Le Culot Ju 88A, Ju 188E
4.6.44 - 14.7.44 Melun-Villaroche** Ju 188E
14.7.44 - 1.9.44 Bretigny Ju 188E
1.9.44 - 4.9.44 Deelen Ju 188E
21.9.44 - 21.10.44 Rockau Ju 188E
21.10.44 - 9.4.45 Prag-Rusin/Prag-Gbell*** Bf 109G
9.4.45 - 5.45 Graz Bf 109G

* possibly only parts of the Gruppe

** 4./KG6 at St. André, 4.6.44 - 10.6.44 and at Le Culot, 2.7.44 - 10.7.44; 5./KG6 at Chartres, 4.6.44 - 10.7.44; 6./KG6 at Paris-Orly, 28.6.44 - 10.7.44.

*** also parts at Kletschany

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Hogeback, 1942 - 43
  • Maj Puchinger, 1943 - 44
  • ?

Formed 1.9.42 in Eupatoria (Crimea) from III./LG1. On 23.11.44 redesignated III./KG(J)6.

Bases
1.9.42 - 11.42 Eupatoria Ju 88A
11.42 - 2.43 Rosieres Ju 88A
2.43 - 3.43 Grove Ju 88A
3.43 - 15.6.43 Creil Ju 88A
15.6.43 - 8.43 Foggia Ju 88A
8.43 - 12.43 Creil Ju 88A
12.43 - 10.6.44 Melsbroek Ju 88A, Ju 188E
10.6.44 - 1.7.44 Melun-Villaroche Ju 188E
1.7.44 - 4.9.44 Ahlhorn Ju 188E
4.9.44 - 15.9.44 Varrelbusch Ju 188E
15.9.44 - 10.44 Punschran Ju 188E
10.44 - 9.4.45 Prag-Rusin Bf 109G, Me 262A
9.4.45 - 5.45 Graz Me 262A

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ?

Formed 5.42 in Bretigny as Ergänzungsstaffel/KG6, from Erg.Kette/KGr. 606. On 1.9.42 increased to Gruppe strength. Disbanded 23.11.44.

Bases
7.42 - 12.43 Bretigny Ju 88A
12.43 - 3.44 Melsbroek Ju 88A
3.44 - 11.44 Lüneburg Ju 88A, Ju 188E

14. Staffel:

  • Formed 1.9.42 in Beauvais.
  • Disbanded 10.42.
  • Tested Ju 86P/R strategic reconnaissance aircraft.

15. Staffel:

  • Formed 1.9.42 in Chartres from Erprobungskommando 17, with Do217/He 111 pathfinders.
  • In late 4.43 redesignated I./KG66.

16. Staffel:

  • Formed 1.9.42 in Soesterberg from Erprobungskommando Me 210.
  • Tested Me 210A.
  • Disbanded 10.42.