Jagdgeschwader 302

Geschwaderkommodore:

Stab:

Formed 1.11.43 in Stade. Formation of JG302, was ordered on 26.9.39. Disbanded June 1944.

Bases:

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.11.43 at Jüterbog-Waldlager from I./JG301 with:

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

In 8.44 increased to 4 staffeln:

1./JG302 unchanged
2./JG302 unchanged
3./JG302 unchanged
4./JG302 from 12./JG51

12./JG51 had already joined I./JG302 in 6.44. On 30.9.44 redesignated III./JG301:

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

Bases:

* 1./JG302 was based at Malmi/Helsinki, 13.2.44 - 15.5.44, as Einsatzkommando Helsinki (Jafü Ostland).

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.11.43 at Ludwigslust from II./JG301 with:

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

Did not have its own aircraft until 1.44, and until then, shared those used by I./JG11 and III./JG54. Disbanded in June 1944, and all crews were transferred to III./JG300.

Bases:

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.11.43 in Oldenburg from III./JG300:

Stab III./JG300 from Stab III./JG300
7./JG300 from 7./JG300
8./JG300 from 8./JG300
9./JG300 from 9./JG300

Did not have its own aircraft until 1.44, and until then, shared those used by III./JG11. Disbanded in June 1944.

Bases:



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