Sturzkampfgeschwader 162 "Immelmann"

Geschwaderkommodoren:

Stab:

Formed 1.4.36 in Schwerin. Disbanded 15.11.36.

Bases:

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeur:

Formed 1.10.35 in Schwerin. Between 1.10.35 and 1.4.36 known as Fliegergruppe Schwerin.

Stab I./St.G.162
1./St.G.162
2./St.G.162
3./St.G.162

On 1.4.37 redesignated II./Lehrgeschwader Greifswald:

Stab I./St.G.162 became Stab II./LG Greifswald
1./St.G.162 became 4./LG Greifswald
2./St.G.162 became 5./LG Greifswald
3./St.G.162 became 6./LG Greifswald

Reformed 1.11.38 in Jever, probably from parts of Schlachtfliegergruppe 30 with:

Stab I./St.G.162
1./St.G.162
2./St.G.162
3./St.G.162

On 1.5.39 redesignated II./St.G.2

Stab I./St.G.162 became Stab II./St.G.2
1./St.G.162 became 4./St.G.2
2./St.G.162 became 5./St.G.2
3./St.G.162 became 6./St.G.2

Bases:

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.4.36 in Lübeck-Blankensee with Ar 65 and He 50:

Stab II./St.G.162 new
4./St.G.162 new
5./St.G.162 new
6./St.G.162 new

On 1.4.37 redesignated I./St.G.167:

Stab II./St.G.162 became Stab I./St.G.167
4./St.G.162 became 1./St.G.167
5./St.G.162 became 2./St.G.167
6./St.G.162 became 3./St.G.167

Bases:

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.4.37 in Anklam with:

Stab III./St.G.162 new
7./St.G.162 new
8./St.G.162 new
9./St.G.162 new

On 1.10.37 moved to Breslau-Strachwitz and was redesignated I./St.G.163:

Stab III./St.G.162 became Stab I./St.G.163
7./St.G.162 became 1./St.G.163
8./St.G.162 became 2./St.G.163
9./St.G.162 became 3./St.G.163

Bases:


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