Kampfgeschwader 257

Geschwaderkommodoren:

Stab:

Formed 1.4.38 in Lüneburg. On 1.5.39 redesignated Stab/KG26.

Bases:

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.4.37 in Zerbst with:

Stab I./KG257 new
1./KG257 new
2./KG257 new
3./KG257 new

On 1.5.39 redesignated I./KG26:

Stab I./KG257 became Stab I./KG26
1./KG257 became 1./KG26
2./KG257 became 2./KG26
3./KG257 became 3./KG26

Bases:

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.4.37 in Lüneburg with:

Stab II./KG257 new
4./KG257 new
5./KG257 new
6./KG257 new

On 1.5.39 redesignated II./KG26:

Stab II./KG257 became Stab II./KG26
4./KG257 became 4./KG26
5./KG257 became 5./KG26
6./KG257 became 6./KG26

Bases:

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 1.4.37 in Langenhagen with:

Stab III./KG257 new
7./KG257 new
8./KG257 new
9./KG257 new

On 1.10.37 redesignated IV./KG152:

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

Bases:


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