2.(F)/33

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2.(F)/Aufk1.Gr. 33

Code: (8H + )

also as: 2.(H)/33 (from April-May 1942)


Formation and Training. (Dec 40 - May 41)

Formed or ordered formed second half of December 1940 or first half of January 1941 (new) in the West, probably in southern Germany under Luftflotte 3, and equipped with Messerschmitt Bf 110s. Stationed at Kassel from 1 Mar 41 to 7 May 41.[1]

Central Russia. (Jun 41 - Jan 43)

9 May 41: at Hohensalza (to 16 Jun 41).

12.6.41: Ju 52 crash landed at Kasse1-Rothwesten, 20%. This probably in connection with the transfer of the Staffe1 from West to East.

17 Jun 41: trf to Sudauen (Suwałki.

22 6.41: Sudauen (Suwałki) in East Prussia directly under Koluft Panzergruppe 3/Army Group Center for the attack on the Soviet Union this date - line of advance from East Prussia was via Białystok - Minsk area (29 June) - Vitebsk (6 July) - Nevel - Velikiye Luki (August) - Vyazma (13 October) and then on toward Moscow.

22.6.41: Bf 110 E-3 (8H+DK) failed to return from a recce mission over the Grodno area/90 km NE of Bialystok, 100%, 2 KIA and 1 WIA.

23-26 Jun 41: at Olita.

27-28 Jun 41: at Wilna (Vilnius)/Lithuania.

29 Jun 41: trf to Smorgonie (Smorgony).

6 Jul 41: trf to Lepel.

7.7.41: Bf 110 (8H+CK) failed to return (FTR) from a recce over the Vitebsk area, 100%, 3 MIA.

16 Jul 41: trf from Lepel to Janowitschi (Yanovichi).

26 Jul 41: trf from Yanovichi to Moschna (Moshna) and there to 11 Oct 41.

12 Oct 41: trf to Sytschewka (Sychëvka) (to 24 Nov 41).

25 Nov 41: trf to Vitebsk and then via the Reich to Denain/W France, arriving on 7 Dec 41.

1.42: removed from operations and returned without aircraft to Germany for an extended rest and refit.

1.3.42: Staffel reported 4 x Bf 110 E-3 on strength. It was beginning to re-equip and train prior to being deployed back to the front.

30.5.42: based at Shatalovka/East under NAGr. 6.

20.6.42: Staffe1 back on the central sector of the Eastern Front and possibly operating from Fp. Naumovo/140 km ESE of Smolensk or Fp. Roslavl/110 km SE of Smo1ensk - reported 12(6) Bf 110s on strength and probably assigned to Nahaufklärungsgruppe 6.

30.6.42: Bf 110 E-3 shot down by AA-fire near Vyazma, 100%, 1 WIA.

8.7.42: Staffel ordered to transfer to Dugino for a planned stay of 3 to 4 days.

19.7.42: Bf 110 shot down near Yukhnov, 100%, 3 KIA.

5.9.42: Bf 110 shot down by a fighter over Malyzhev, 100%, 1 KIA and 2 WIA.

10.12.42: Bf 110 C-5 crashed and burned on take-off from Fp. Shatalovka, 100%, 3 killed.

12.42: at Shatalovka under NAGr. 6 in support of 4th Army.

19.1.43: Shatalovka under NAGr. 6 in support of 4th Army.

29.1.43: transferred from Shatalovka to Chuguyev/37 km SE of Kharkov together with other components of NAGr. 6.


South Russia and Germany. (Feb 43 - Aug 43)

1.3.43: Staffel reported 3 x Bf 110 C-5, 1 x Bf 110 C-5/U3, 3 x Bf 110 E-3 and 1 x Bf 110 F-3 on strength.

8.3.43: Bf 110 crashed at Kasmokust due to engine fire, 100%.

28.3.43: Bf 110 G-2 shot up by ground fire over Planquadrat 5042/c.30 km SW of Kharkov, 50%, 3 WIA

28.4.43: Bf 110 G-3 crashed at Fp. Kharkov-North due to engine failure, 80%.

14.5.43: Fiesler Fi 156 crash landed at Uman/W Ukraine due to technical problems, 80%, pilot injured.

18.5.43: Bf 110 G-3 crash landed at Fp. Kharkov-North, 90%, Oblt. Günther Lahmann (observer) + 2 injured.

4.6.43: Bf 110 G-3 shot down by a fighter north of Belgorod, 100%, 2 KIA.

6.6.43: Bf 110 G-3 (8H+GK) FTR and believed shot down by a Russian fighter over P1.Qu. 70/3 (near Kupyansk/SE of Kharkov), 100%, 3 MIA.

12.6.43: Bf 110 G-3 force landed at Fp. Kharkov-North, 100%, 2 injured.

6.43: withdrawn from operations and reassigned from NAGr 6 back to Germany during the second half of June 1943.

1.8.43: Staffel reported 7 x Bf 110 G-3 on strength.

28.8.43: at Wertheim near Wurzburg - renamed Stab II./ZG 76 on or about this date, but in practice many of the air crew personnel were used as cadre for 6./ZG 76.


FpN:2.(F)/33 (L 40849).


Staffelkapitän:



Also see: LAHMANN, Günther, Oblt. [No other officer personnel found.]



© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress). (1st Draft 2021)

References

  1. G.Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939-1945, 16+ Bde., Teil 14: Die Luftstreitkräfte (Osnabrück, 1980); W.Dierich - Die Verbände der Luftwaffe 1935-1945: Gliederungen und Kurzchroniken – Eine Dokumentation; N.Kannapin - Die deutsche Feldpostübersicht 1939-1945; AFHRA Maxwell: Karlsruhe Collection KC - Kl13.309-3/v.1; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-312 roll 205/032); PRO London: AIR 40 Air Ministry intelligence reports and lists based on ULTRA, “Y” Service intercepts, captured documents and PoW interrogations; BA-MA Freiburg: Signatur RL 4 11/32; BA-MA Freiburg: RL 2 III Meldungen über Flugzeugunfälle…..(Loss Reports – LRs); BA-MA Freiburg: Flugzeug-Bereitstellungen (Aircraft Availability Status Reports – FzB) in: M.Holm-website (ww2.dk); TsAMO Podolsk RG 12454, Akte 409/f.92.

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