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Kampfgeschwader 77

Geschwaderkommodore:

  • Ob Heinrich Seywald, 1.5.39 - 13.9.39
  • GenMaj Wolf von Stutterheim, 14.9.39 - 21.3.40
  • Ob Dr. Johann-Volkmar Fisser, 21.3.40 - 31.5.40
  • ObLt Wolf von Stutterheim, 31.5.40 - 15.6.40
  • GenMaj Heinz-Hellmuth von Wühlisch, 21.6.40 - 1.8.40
  • ObLt Johann Raithel, 1.8.40 - 13.3.42
  • Maj Arved Crüger, 13.3.42 - 22.3.42
  • ObLt Hermann Schlüter, 23.3.42 - 12.2.43
  • Maj Wilhelm Stemmler, 12.2.43 - 7.44

Stab:

  • Formed 1.5.39 in Prague-Khely.
  • Converted to Ju 88 LT bombers from 7.43.
  • Disbanded 7.44.
Bases
1.5.39 - 10.39 Prague-Khely Do 17Z
10.39 - 6.40 Düsseldorf Do 17Z
6.40 - 2.41 Laon Do 17Z, Ju 88A
2.41 - 9.3.41 Rheims Ju 88A
9.3.41 - 6.41 Juvincourt Ju 88A
6.41 - 8.41 Heiligenbeil Ju 88A
8.41 - 9.41 Neuhausen Ju 88A
9.41 - 12.41 Siwerskaya Ju 88A
12.41 - 1.42 Giebelstadt Ju 88A
1.42 - 1.5.42 Comiso Ju 88A
1.5.42 - 30.5.42 Creil Ju 88A
30.5.42 - 30.6.42 Rennes Ju 88A
30.6.42 - 12.42 Gerbini Ju 88A
12.42 - 7.43 Piacenza Ju 88A
7.43 - 3.3.44 Königsberg-Devau Ju 88A
3.3.44 - 10.3.44 Neuhausen Ju 88A
10.3.44 - 26.6.44 Orange-Caritat Ju 88A
26.6.44 - 20.7.44 Salon Ju 88A

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Balcke, 1.5.39 - 1940
  • ?
  • Hptm Joachim Pötter, ? - 25.10.41
  • ?

History:

  • Formed 1.5.39 in Prague-Khely from I./KG153.
  • On 1.9.42 redesignated I./KG6.
  • Reformed 1.9.42 in Catania from KGr. 606.
  • Converted to Ju 88 LT bombers from 7.43.
  • Disbanded 7.44, and was absorbed by I./KG26.
Bases
1.5.39 - 10.39 Prague-Khely Do 17Z
10.39 - 6.40 Werl Do 17Z
6.40 - 2.41 Laon Do 17Z, Ju 88A
2.41 - 9.3.41 Rheims Ju 88A
9.3.41 - 22.3.41 Beauvais Ju 88A
22.3.41 - 6.41 Juvincourt Ju 88A
6.41 - 8.41 Jesau Ju 88A
8.41 - 12.9.41 Neuhausen Ju 88A
12.9.41 - 17.9.41 Kuusiku Ju 88A
17.9.41 - 12.41 Siwerskaya Ju 88A
12.41 - 1.42 Giebelstadt Ju 88A
1.42 - 2.42 Heiligenbeil Ju 88A
2.42 - 5.42 Orscha-Süd Ju 88A
5.42 - 1.7.42 Charkow(?) Ju 88A
1.7.42 - 1.9.42 Creil Ju 88A
1.9.42 - 3.43 Catania Ju 88A
3.43 - 7.43 Piacenza(?) Ju 88A
7.43 - 18.3.44 Prowehren Ju 88A
10.3.44 - 26.6.44 Orange-Caritat Ju 88A
26.6.44 - 20.7.44 Salon Ju 88A

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ObLt Augustin, 1.5.39 - 11.39
  • ObLt Karl Angerstein, 3.11.39 - 8.1.40
  • Maj Behrendt, 1940
  • Hptm Dietrich Peltz, 13.3.41 - 30.9.41
  • ?
  • Maj Heinrich Paepcke, ? - 17.10.42
  • ?

History:

  • Formed 1.5.39 in Brünn from II./KG158.
  • Pathfinder unit from 7.43.
  • Disbanded 7.44.
Bases
1.5.39 - 10.39 Brünn Do 17Z
10.39 - 6.40 Düsseldorf Do 17Z
6.40 - 2.41 Asch-Nord Do 17Z, Ju 88A
2.41 - 6.41 Rheims Ju 88A
6.41 - 8.41 Wormditt Ju 88A
8.41 - 9.41 Neuhausen Ju 88A
9.41 - 11.41 ? Ju 88A
11.41 - 1.42 Ansbach Ju 88A
1.42 - 1.5.42 Comiso Ju 88A
1.5.42 - 30.5.42 Creil Ju 88A
30.5.42 - 30.6.42 Rennes Ju 88A
30.6.42 - 12.42 Gerbini* Ju 88A
12.42 - 7.43 Piacenza Ju 88A
7.43 - 1.44 Barth Ju 88A
1.44 - 20.7.44 Heiligenbeil** Ju 88A

* parts at Iraklion on 10.42.

** 6./KG77 at Istres, 4.6.44 - 18.7.44


III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ObLt Wolf von Stutterheim, 1.5.39 - 21.9.39
  • Maj Walter Wadehn, 21.9.39 - 15.12.39
  • Maj Max Kless, 1940 - 18.9.40
  • Maj von Frankenberg, 1941
  • ?

History:

  • Formed 1.5.39 in Königgrätz from II./KG255.
  • Converted to Ju88 LT bombers from 7.43.
  • Disbanded 7.44.
Bases
1.5.39 - 10.39 Königgrätz Do 17Z
10.39 - 6.40 Düsseldorf Do 17Z
6.40 - 2.41 Laon Do 17Z, Ju 88A
2.41 - 6.41 Juvincourt Ju 88A
6.41 - 8.41 Heiligenbeil Ju 88A
8.41 - 9.41 Neuhausen Ju 88A
9.41 - 12.41 Dno Ju 88A
12.41 - 1.42 Kitzingen Ju 88A
1.42 - 1.5.42 Comiso Ju 88A
1.5.42 - 30.5.42 Beauvais Ju 88A
30.5.42 - 30.6.42 Vannes Ju 88A
30.6.42 - 9.42 Comiso Ju 88A
9.42 - 10.42 Tympakion Ju 88A
10.42 - 12.42 Gerbini Ju 88A
12.42 - 7.43 Piacenza Ju 88A
7.43 - 10.3.44 Wormditt Ju 88A
10.3.44 - 18.3.44 Salon Ju 88A
10.3.44 - 20.7.44 Orange-Caritat Ju 88A

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • ?

History:

  • Formed 10.40 in Laon-Couvron.
  • Disbanded 7.44.

Bases
10.40 - 6.42 Laon-Couvron Ju 88A
6.42 - 12.42 Bourges Ju 88A
12.42 - 7.43 Montpellier Ju 88A
7.43 - 4.44 Gross-Schiemanen Ju 88A
4.44 - 7.44 Värlöse/Copenhagen Ju 88A