Jagdgeschwader 301

Geschwaderkommodoren:

Stab:

Formed 1.10.43 in Neubiberg. JG301 was ordered formed on 26.9.43.

The Stabsstaffel/JG301 was formed 23.1.45 in Rechlin from Erprobungskommando Ta 152, but remained at Rechlin and never operated together with the rest of JG301.

Bases:

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.10.43 in Neubiberg/Donau with:

Stab I./JG301 new
1./JG301 new
2./JG301 new
3./JG301 new

In 11.43 redesignated I./JG302:

Stab I./JG301 became Stab I./JG302
1./JG301 became 1./JG302
2./JG301 became 2./JG302
3./JG301 became 3./JG302

Reformed 11.43 in Gardelegen with:

Stab I./JG301 new
1./JG301 new
2./JG301 new
3./JG301 new

I./JG301 probably never had 4 Staffeln.

Bases:

* 3./JG301 at Bad Wörishofen, 19.11.43 - 12.43

** 3.44: 1./JG301 at Neubiberg, 2./JG301 at Leipheim and 3./JG301 at Zerbst.

*** with staffeln at Frankfurt-Eschborn and Langendiebach

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.10.43 in Altenburg from parts of II./JG300:

Stab II./JG301 new
4./JG301 new
5./JG301 new
6./JG301 new

Did not have its own aircraft until 11.43, and until then, shared those used by I./JG11. In 11.43 renamed II./JG302:

Stab II./JG301 became Stab II./JG302
4./JG301 became 4./JG302
5./JG301 became 5./JG302
6./JG301 became 6./JG302

Reformed 11.43 in Wien-Seyring with:

Stab II./JG301 new
4./JG301 new
5./JG301 new
6./JG301 new

II./JG301 probably never had 4 Staffeln.

Bases:

* 4./JG301 at Wrasdebna, 5.5.44 - 4.6.44; at Targsorul-Nou, 4.6.44 - 10.6.44; at Mizil, 10.6.44 - 8.44;

* 5./JG301 at Wrasdebna, a few days around 7.5.44;

* 6./JG301 at Targsorul-Nou, 19.5.44 - 20.7.44; at Meri, 20.7.44 - 8.44;

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.10.43 in Zerbst with:

Stab III./JG301 new
7./JG301 new
8./JG301 new
9./JG301 new

but was renamed III./JG300 in the same month:

Stab III./JG301 became Stab III./JG300
7./JG301 became 7./JG300
8./JG301 became 8./JG300
9./JG301 became 9./JG300

Reformed 11.43 at Zerbst with:

Stab III./JG301 new
7./JG301 new
8./JG301 new
9./JG301 new

but was disbanded 5.44.

Reformed again in 9.44 at Alperstedt from I./JG302:

Stab III./JG301 from Stab I./JG302
9./JG301 from 1./JG302
10./JG301 from 2./JG302
11./JG301 from 3./JG302
12./JG301 from 4./JG302

Bases:

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 24.11.44 at Gardelegen from II./JG7 with:

Stab IV./JG301 from Stab II./JG7
13./JG301 from 5./JG7
14./JG301 from 6./JG7
15./JG301 from 7./JG7

Disbanded 19.3.45.

Bases:

10./JG301:

Formed 1.44 in Germany. Disbanded 7.44.

Bases:



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