Formation and History. (November 1938 - c.December 1940)
Formed 1 October 1936, went through several changes, the last of these on1 November 1938 at Prenzlau/Brandenburg. Responsible for strategic reconnaissance for Luftflotte 1 and took part in the Polish campaign in September 1939. Still at Prenzlau in November 1939, but subsequently moved to Münster-Handorf in the West for the attack on France and the Low Countries under II. F1iegerkorps/Luftflotte 3, advancing from 10 May 1940 through the Ardennes and along the Somme to the Channel coast. For unexplained reasons the Stab was disbanded after the air offensive against England (Battle of Britain) wound down in the winter of 1940/41, and its Feldpost number deleted around March 1941.
FpN:Stab/Aufkl.Gr.121 (L 33742).
Obstlt. Günther Schroth (1 October 1936 - 31 May 1937)
Obstlt. Adolf Kuen (1 June 1937 - ? )
Obstlt. Gotthardt Kapuste (1 November 1938 - 14 November 1939)
Obstlt. Franz Rudolf or Rudolf Franz? (November 1939 - 16 January 1940)
© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress). (1st Draft 2022)
- G.Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939-1945; W.Dierich - Die Verbände der Luftwaffe 1935-1945: Gliederungen und Kurzchroniken – Eine Dokumentation; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (Microcopy T-77 roll 938; Microcopy T-971).