III./KG z.b.V. 2
Formation and History. (Aug 39 - Nov 39)
Formed 26 August 1939 at Eichwalde/East Prussia to provide airlift support for paratroops in the forthcoming attack on Poland. Instead, the Gruppe was used to transport personnel, fuel, munitions and supplies to forward airfields in South Poland. On 1 September it was based at Freiwaldau/Silesia with 52 Ju 52 transports. On conclusion of the campaign in the latter part of September it returned to Germany where it was gradually disbanded and the aircraft and crews returned to the training schools.
FpNs:Gruppenstab (L 38295)
Hptm. Neudörffer (26 Aug 39 - ? )
© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress, 2022).
(1st Draft 2022)
- G.Tessin-Tes; U.Balke-KG 2/Teil 1:390.
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