Jagdgeschwader 7 "Nowotny"

Geschwaderkommodoren:

Stab:

Formed 25.8.44 in Königsberg from Stab/KG1.

Bases:

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 25.8.44 in Königsberg from II./KG1 with:

Stab I./JG7 from Stab II./KG1
1./JG7 from 5./KG1
2./JG7 from 6./KG1
3./JG7 from 7./KG1
4./JG7 from 8./KG1

On 24.11.44 redesignated II./JG7:

Stab I./JG7 became Stab II./JG7
1./JG7 became 5./JG7
2./JG7 became 6./JG7
3./JG7 became 7./JG7
4./JG7 became 8./JG7

Reformed 25.11.44 in Königsberg from II./JG3:

Stab I./JG7 from Stab II./JG3
1./JG7 from 5./JG3
2./JG7 from 7./JG3
3./JG7 from 8./JG3
4./JG7 new

Bases:

* 2./JG7 was detached at Ziegenhain, 10.44.

** 2./JG7 at Burg (1.4.45 - 11.4.45); 3./JG7 at Oranienburg (1.4.45 - 11.4.45)

*** 3./JG7 at Alt-Lönnewitz (11.4.45 - 17.4.45)

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 25.8.44 in Königsberg from III./KG1 with:

Stab II./JG7 from Stab III./KG1
5./JG7 from 9./KG1
6./JG7 new
7./JG7 new
8./JG7 new

On 24.11.44 redesignated IV./JG301:

Stab II./JG7 became Stab IV./JG301
5./JG7 became 13./JG301
6./JG7 became 14./JG301
7./JG7 became 15./JG301
8./JG7 became 16./JG301

Reformed 7.2.45 in Brandenburg-Briest from IV./JG54 with:

Stab II./JG7 from Stab IV./JG54
5./JG7 from 13./JG54
6./JG7 from 14./JG54
7./JG7 from 15./JG54
8./JG7 from 16./JG54

Formation was never fully completed.

Bases:

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 19.11.44 in Lechfeld from Kommando Nowotny with:

Stab III./JG7 from Stab/Kommando Nowotny
9./JG7 from 1./Kommando Nowotny
10./JG7 from 2./Kommando Nowotny
11./JG7 from 3./Kommando Nowotny

Bases:

* 10./JG7 at Oranienburg (1.1.45 - 11.4.45); 9./JG7 at Parchim (1.1.45 - 11.4.45); 11./JG7 remained at Brandenburg-Briest until 17.4.45

** detachments at Rechlin-Lärz (3.4.45 - 11.4.45), at Alt-Lönnewitz (11.4.45 - 20.4.45);

*** detachment at Saatz

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 3.5.45 in Salzburg-Maxglam from JV44 with:

Stab IV./JG7 from Stab/JV44
13./JG7 from 1./JV44
14./JG7 from 2./JV44
15./JG7 from 3./JV44

Bases:



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