Kampfgeschwader 152 "Hindenburg"

Geschwaderkommodoren:

Stab:

Formed 1.4.36 in Greifswald. From 18.3.36 carried the traditional name "Hindenburg".

On 1.10.36 redesignated Stab/Lehrgeschwader Greifswald.

Reformed 15.3.37 in Neubrandenburg. On 1.5.39 renamed Stab/KG1.

Bases:

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.4.34 in Tutow. Between 1.4.34 - 1.4.36 known as Fliegergruppe Tutow.

Stab I./KG152 (formed 1.6.34)
1./KG152 (formed 1.7.34)
2./KG152 (formed 1.7.34)
3./KG152 (formed 1.4.35)

Re-equipped with Do 23 in 8.35, and Ju 86 in 4.37.

Was not included in the planned reorganisation of 1.5.39, but remained as I./KG152, as the Gruppe was later planned to become I./LG3.

Bases:

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.10.35 in Greifswald. Between 1.10.35 - 1.4.36 known as Fliegergruppe Greifswald.

Stab II./KG152
4./KG152
5./KG152
6./KG152

On 1.4.37 redesignated I./Lehrgeschwader Greifswald:

Stab II./KG152 became Stab I./Lehrgeschwader Greifswald
4./KG152 became 1./Lehrgeschwader Greifswald
5./KG152 became 2./Lehrgeschwader Greifswald
6./KG152 became 3./Lehrgeschwader Greifswald

Bases:

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.4.36 in Barth with:

Stab III./KG152 new
7./KG152 new
8./KG152 new
9./KG152 new

Re-equipped with Ju 86 in 3.37.

On 1.11.38 redesignated II./LG1:

Stab III./KG152 became Stab II./LG1
7./KG152 became 4./LG1
8./KG152 became 5./LG1
9./KG152 became 6./LG1

Bases:

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.4.37 in Neubrandenburg with:

Stab IV./KG152 new
10./KG152 new
11./KG152 new
12./KG152 new

On 1.10.37 redesignated KGrzbV1:

Stab IV./KG152 became Stab/KGrzbV1
10./KG152 became 1./KGrzbV1
11./KG152 became 2./KGrzbV1
12./KG152 became 3./KGrzbV1

Reformed 1.10.37 in Langenhagen from III./KG257 with:

Stab IV./KG152 from Stab III./KG257
10./KG152 from 7./KG257
11./KG152 from 8./KG257
12./KG152 from 9./KG257

On 1.5.39 redesignated I./KG1:

Stab IV./KG152 became Stab I./KG1
10./KG152 became 1./KG1
11./KG152 became 2./KG1
12./KG152 became 3./KG1

Bases:


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