(Unit Code: ?)
Formation and History. (May 43 - Jun 43)
Formed 1 May 1943 at Samorsk/28 km NW of Kerch in eastern Crimea by renaming KGr.z.b.V. 5. On 5 May it reported a He 111H-6 shot up over the tip of the Taman Peninsula across the strait from Kerch with 10% damage. During May it moved to Stalino in eastern Ukraine where it was renamed I./KG 55 on 10 June 1943. This Gruppe had all German personnel and is not to be confused with TGr. 10 (Italien).
FpN:Stab and 1. - 4. Staffel (L 24342)
Maj. Fritz Uhl (DKG) (1 May 43 - 15 May 43?)
Obstlt. Richard Kupschus? (15 May 43 - 10 Jun 43?)
(no additional names found)
© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress, 2022).
(1st Draft 2022)
- U.Balke letter to H.L.deZeng dated 8 July 1993; Loss Report evidence.
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