Zerstörergeschwader 76

Bf 110 of ZG76 (1944)
Bf 110 of ZG76 (1944)

Geschwaderkommodore:

  • GenMaj Walter Grabmann, 15.4.40 – 31.7.41
  • Maj Erich Groth, 8.41 – 11.8.41
  • ObLt Theodor Rossiwall, 1.8.43 – 2.44
  • ObLt Kowalewski, 2.44 – 7.44

Stab:

Formed 15.4.40 at Köln-Wahn. In 6.41 redesignated Stab/JagdfliegerführerNorwegen.

Reformed 8.43 at Ansbach. In 7.44 renamed Stab/JG76.

Bases
15.4.40 – 7.40Köln-WahnI. FliegerkorpsBf 110
7.40 – 10.40LavalI. FliegerkorpsBf 110
10.40 – 6.41Stavanger-SolaX. Fliegerkorps
Luftflotte 5 (from 12.40)
Bf 110
8.43 – 25.4.44Ansbach7. JDBf 110
25.4.44 – 12.6.44Prag-Gbell & Prag-RusinBf 110, Me 410
13.6.44 – 11.7.44Wien-Seyring7. JDMe 410
11.7.44 – 20.7.44MalackyMe 410

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Gunther Reinecke, 1.5.39 – 30.4.40
  • Hptm Werner Hansen (acting), 30.4.40 – 11.5.40
  • Hptm Werner Restemeyer, 11.5.40 – 15.8.40
  • Hptm Graf von Stillfried, 8.40 – 7.9.40

Formed 1.5.39 in Olmütz from II./JG141. On 7.9.40 redesignatedII./NJG1.

Reformed 8.43 at Ansbach from various staffeln (2./ZG76 from 3./NAGr.12,3./ZG76 from Stabsstaffel/St.G.1). In July 1944 became I./JG76.

Bases
1.5.39 – 8.39Olmütz2. Flieger-DivisionBf 110
8.39 – 10.39Pachovice, Pardubitz2. Flieger-DivisionBf 110
10.39 – 16.12.39BönninghardtLuftflotte 2Bf 110
16.12.39 – 4.40JeverStab/JG1Bf 110
4.40 – 9.4.40Westerland/SyltX. FliegerkorpsBf 110
9.4.40 – 10.4.40Aalborg-WestX. FliegerkorpsBf 110
10.4.40 – 20.5.40Stavanger-Sola*X. FliegerkorpsBf 110
20.5.40 – 21.6.40Trondheim-VaernesX. FliegerkorpsBf 110
21.6.40 – 9.40Stavanger-ForusX. FliegerkorpsBf 110
8.43 -25.4.44Ansbach**7. JDBf 110
25.4.44 – 12.6.44Prag-Gbell & Prag-RusinBf 110, Me 410
13.6.44- 11.7.44Wien-Seyring7. JD
8. JD (from 6.44)
Me 410
12.7.44 – 20.7.44MalackyMe 410, Bf 109

* 1./ZG76 at Oslo-Fornebu 9.4.40 – 11.4.40, 2./ZG76 atAalborg-West 6.5.40 – 16.5.40.

** 3./ZG76 at Graz in 11.43. Detachments at Oettingen,24.2.44 – 18.3.44 and 27.3.44 – 25.4.44; at Leipheim, 21.3 – 24.3.44