Nachtjagdgeschwader 4

Geschwaderkommodoren:

Stab:

Formed 18.4.41 in Metz.

Bases:

I. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 9.42 in Florennes from parts of Stab I./NJG3 and Stab III./NJG4 with:

Stab I./NJG4 new
1./NJG4 from 9./NJG1
2./NJG4 from 2./NJG3
3./NJG4 from 9./NJG4

In 4.43 2./NJG4 became 12./NJG5, and a new 2./NJG4 was formed from the rest of I./NJG4.

Reduced to 1./NJG4 on 30.3.45, when Stab I., 2. and 3./NJG4 was disbanded.

Bases:

* 2./NJG4 at Taveaux, 11.43; 2./NJG2 at Athies 1.44 - 16.3.44; 3./NJG4 at Athies 8.43 - 9.43.

II. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 4.42 in Laupheim with:

Stab II./NJG4 new
4./NJG4 new
5./NJG4 from 5./ZG26
6./NJG4 new

On 1.1.43 6./NJG4 became 11./NJG4, and a new 6./NJG4 was formed from the rest of II./NJG4.

Reduced to 4./NJG4 on 30.3.45, when Stab II., 5. and 6./NJG4 was disbanded.

Bases:

* 5./NJG4 at Dijon, at least between 8.43 and 12.43, and at Taveaux, 18.3.44 - 7.5.44

* 6./NJG4 at Taveaux, 8.43 - 7.5.44

** 6./NJG4 at Bad Lippspringe, 1.45 - 3.45

III. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeure:

Formed 5.42 in Mainz-Finthen with:

Stab III./NJG4 new
7./NJG4 from 1./NJG1
8./NJG4 from 8./NJG1
9./NJG4 from 4./NJG1

On 1.1.43 8./NJG4 became 10./NJG4, and a new 8./NJG4 was formed from the rest of III./NJG4.

Reduced to 7./NJG4 on 30.3.45, when Stab III., 8. and 9./NJG4 was disbanded.

Bases:

IV. Gruppe:

Gruppenkommandeur:

Formed 1.1.43 in Mainz-Finthen with:

Stab IV./NJG4 new
10./NJG4 from 8./NJG4
11./NJG4 from 6./NJG4
12./NJG4 new

On 1.8.43 redesignated I./NJG6:

Stab IV./NJG4 became Stab I./NJG6
10./NJG4 became 1./NJG6
11./NJG4 became 2./NJG6
12./NJG4 became 3./NJG6

Bases:

Schulstaffel:

Planned formation 10.44 in Mainz-Finthen(?) was cancelled.



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