Stab./Seeaufkl.Gr. 125

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Stab/Seeaufkl.Gr. 125

Unit Code: (7R + )

also as: Aufklärungsführer Schwarzes Meer - West

Formation (May 1943)

Formed May 1943 at Constanta/Romania (ex-Stab/Aufkl.Gr.125). Responsible for reconnaissance operations over the western Black Sea area.[1]

South Russia - Black Sea (June 1943 – Sep 1944)

8.6.43: Stab reported a single Blohm und Voss BV 138 flying boat assigned to it. [2]

1943-44: Stab operated under Seefliegerführer Schwarzes Meer/Luftflotte 4.[3]

25.8.44: with the Romanian coup and change of sides on 23 August, the Stab was transferred from Constanta-Mamaia to Salonika/Greece where it was ordered to take charge of convoy security duties in the Aegean Sea. But shortly after arriving, Luftwaffenkommando Südost decided it was not needed.[4]

5.9.44: renamed Stab IV./ZG 26 and ordered to transfer immediately to Norway.[5]

FpN: Stab/Seeaufkl.Gr.125 (L 01777).


Oberst i.G. Helmut Schalke (5/43 - 8/44)

© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress).

(1st Draft 2022)


  1. Gen.St.d.Lw.-Gen.Qu.2.Abt. Nr.9281/43g.Kdos., 13.7.1943, cited in Kurowski:249; Tessin
  2. Kurowski: 248.
  3. micros
  4. Kurowski:259; BA-MA RL 40/Kart; ULTRA
  5. Tessin.

Seeaufklärungsgruppe 125

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