Sep 1939 - Assault on Poland. Provided recce support for XXI Armee Korps in North Poland.
Based – Oschen, StaKa Maj. von Frantzius, Establishment 11 Hs 126 Serviceable 10
Operating under the control of Koluft Heeresgruppe Nord (Gen.Maj. Krocker).
Campaign in the West - tactical recce for I Armee Korps over Belgium and Holland. Later operated on behalf of VII Armee Korps.
22 Jul 1941 - operated under Heeresgruppe Mitte for "Barbarossa". Took part in "Barbarossa" flying recce sorties for VII Armee Korps in the Central Sector. Then transferred to LIII Armee Korps (flying Fw 189s).
Operated under the control of NAGr 7 took part in the advance on Stalingrad.
|13 May 1942||1(H)./10||Fw 189||0181||Shotdown by AA fire at Guschine. Hptmn Herbert Kalin (StaKa?)(F), Oblt Berthold Blattner (B) and Gefr. Heinz Heuer (Bf). |
Destroyed at Stalingrad.
Mar 1943 - New unit raised and renamed as 1./NAGr 12 - operating with 16 Me 109 on strength.
- Janowicz, Krzysztof – Luftflotte IV 1939, Kagero Minitures
- Balke, Ulf - Der Luftkreig in Europa 1939-1941.
- Punka, G. et al - Fw 189 in Action, Squadron Signal
- Luftwaffe Quartermaster General Loss Returns 18 May 1942