Aufkl. Gr. 122 May 1944

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May 1944 - The Luftwaffe Order of Battle[1] recorded the following:-

1(F)./122 re-equipping under the control of Luftflotte Reich with a mixed stock of Me 410 and Bf 110 aircraft – 8 on strength of which 3 were servicable.

2(F)./122 under Luftflotte 2 with a mixed stock of Ju 88 and Me 410 aircraft – 8 on strength of which 4 were servicable.

3(F)./122 under Luftflotte 3, in the West, with 8 Ju 88/188 of which 2 were servicable.

4(F)./122 re-equipping under Luftflotte Reich with 11 Ju 188 aircraft of which 0 were servicable.

5(F)./122 under Luftflotte 1, on the Northern Sector of the Eastern Front, with 7 Ju 188 on strength of which 7 were servicable.

Stab./122 transferred from Perugia to Bergamo-South at the beginning of May and remained there to the end of the war.[2] Bergamo-South was also known as Orio al Serio.

2(F)./122 transferred from Perugia to Bergamo-South in northern Italy at the beginning of May and remained there until August 1944.[3]

13 May 1944 – 5(F)./122 photographed the airfield at Aschewo (57.11.40N/29.55.00E).[4]

17 May 1944 – 5(F)./122 photographed a fuel dump located 4.5 km northeast of the railyards at Dretun (55.43.40N/29.16.00E, Pl. Qu. 25 Ost 96322).[5]

20 May 1944 – 3(F)./122 reported 9 Ju 188F-1s (280217, 280194, 280195, 280214, 280061, 280205, 280219, 280209 and 281620) on strength plus a Ju 188D-7 (430259) alloted and ready for collection at Buc.[6]


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References

  1. Price – LDB (Greenhill)
  2. LdZ - Beale-AWI:18; ULTRA HP3010; BA-MA RL 40/Kart; Tessin.
  3. LdZ - Beale-AWI:18; Tessin.
  4. http://www.wwii-photos-maps.com/targetrussia/citynamesbeginninga/citynames-arc-bak/slides/Aschewo%20%20151.html
  5. http://www.wwii-photos-maps.com/targetrussia/citynamesbeginningd/citynames-dabr-dzis/slides/Dretun%20%20005.html
  6. Wadman - Papers, KV5048 via Remi Traconelli
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