Luftbeobachterstaffel 1

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Luftbeobachterstaffel 1

Formation. (Oct 43)

Ordered formed October 1943 at Venlo/Holland.[1]

Holland and North Germany. (Oct 43 - Sep 44)

10 Dec 43: noted as being “in formation” at Venlo/Holland.

21 Dec 43: transferred to Deelen/Holland.

Feb 44: now based at Neuruppin/33 km NW of Oranienburg on the line of approach to Berlin under 1. Jagddivision and attached to NJG 5.

Mar 44: still at Neuruppin.

31 Mar 44: Staffel’s Feldpostnummer issued this date.

25 May 44: Neuruppin.

21 Jul 44: claimed one 4-engine bomber over the Ruhr at 0117 hrs.

Aug 44: Neuruppin.

Sep 44: disbanded in accordance with late July OKL disbandment order for all Luftbeobachterstaffeln.

7 Oct 44: Staffel’s Feldpostnummer deleted this date.

FpN:(L 60077)


Hptm. (Hans-Jürgen? Willi?) Wolters (Oct 43 - ? )

Hptm. Kurt Loos ( ? - ? )

Also see:

WOESKE, (?), Lt.

© H.L. deZeng IV, 2022


  1. Dierich-VdL; N.Kannapin-FpÜ; BA-MA Freiburg: Signatur RL 20/246-48; BA-MA Freiburg: Signatur RL 40/Kart (“Aufmarsch die fliegende Verbände” order of battle map for 25 May 44); BA-MA Freiburg: Luftwaffen-Personalamt L.P.(A)5(V) (OKL Chef für Ausz. und Disziplin). 18 rolls of microfilm consisting of partial daily log sheets and summaries of Luftwaffe enemy aircraft victory claims as reported by both air and antiaircraft units to the end of 1944, many of the entries being extremely difficult to read. The material has been keyed to a data base and can be found at website under the short title “O.K.L. Fighter Claims”.


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