Luftwaffe Orders of Battle 24 June 1941, 27 July 1942, and 17 May 1943

Luftwaffe Order of Battle
24 June 1941

Serviceable Aircraft Strengths
Single-engined fighters898
Twin-engined day fighters105
Night fighters148
Fighter-bombers124
Dive-bombers260
Twin-engined bombers931
Four-engined bombers4
Long-range reconaissance aircraft282
Short-range and army cooperation aircraft388
Coastal aircraft76
Transport aircraft212
Total3428

Russia

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 1
Stab/JG 54Bf 10943
I/JG 544327
II/JG 544033
III/JG 544235
II/KG 1Ju 88A2927
III/KG 13029
I/KG 763122
II/KG 763025
III/KG 762922
Stab/KG 7711
I/KG 773023
II/KG 773123
III/KG 772920
KGr 8063018
KGr zbV 106Ju 52448
Luftflotte 2
Stab/JG 27Bf 10944
II/JG 274031
III/JG 274014
Stab/JG 5144
I/JG 514038
II/JG 514023
III/JG 513830
IV/JG 513826
Stab/JG 5344
I/JG 533529
4., 5./JG 533533
III/JG 533836
II (Sch.)/LG 2Bf 109E3837
10. (Sch.)/LG 2Hs 123A1313
Stab/ZG 26Bf 11044
I/ZG 263817
II/ZG 263630
Stab/KG 2Do 17Z33
I/KG 23821
7., 8./KG 22423
Stab/KG 311
Ju 88A11
I/KG 33832
II/KG 33832
III/KG 3Do 17Z3618
II/KG 4He 111H248
Stab/KG 5364
I/KG 532818
II/KG 532110
III/KG 533122
Stab/SKG 210Bf 110C/D/E54
I/SKG 2104133
II/SKG 2103737
Stab/StG 1Bf 11063
Ju 8732
II/StG 13928
III/StG 13924
Stab/StG 2Bf 11064
Ju 8733
I/StG 23519
III/StG 23920
Stab/StG 77Bf 11066
Ju 8731
I/StG 773831
II/StG 773928
III/StG 773528
IV/KG zbV 1Ju 524038
KGr zbV 102438
Luftflotte 4
Stab/JG 3Bf 10942
I/JG 32923
II/JG 32525
III/JG 33939
Stab/JG 5243
I/JG 523828
II/JG 523937
III/JG 524341
Stab/JG 7722
II/JG 773919
III/JG 773520
I (Sch.)/LG 2Bf 109E4020
Stab/KG 27He 111H55
I/KG 273022
II/KG 272421
III/KG 272825
Stab/KG 51Ju 88A22
I/KG 5122 22
II/KG 513629
III/KG 533228
Stab/KG 54Ju 88A11
I/KG 543431
II/KG 543633
Stab/KG 55He 111H87
I/KG 552727
II/KG 552422
III/KG 552524
KGr zbV 50Ju 524424
KGr zbV 1044137

Norway and Finland

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 5
I/JG 77Bf 109T5226
13., 14./JG 77Bf 109E
Z./JG 77Bf 110C/D127
I/KG 26He 111H3126
I/KG 30Ju 88A3419
II/KG 303122
IV (St.)/LG 1Ju 87B/R4239
KüFlGr 406Bv 138A/Do 18D/G/He 115B/C2414
1./KüFlGr 506He 115B/C98
KüFlGr 706Ar 196/He 114/He 115136
3./KüFlGr 906Do 18D/G95
KGr zbV 108Various2617
Note: Some sources say that only the Stab of KüFlGr 706 was present controlling 3./KüFlGr 906 and 1./KüFlGr 406 and that 1./KüFlGr 506 was withdrawn in April of '41.

The Mediterranean

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
X. Fliegerkorps
I/JG 27Bf 1093425
III/ZG 26Bf 1102522
Stab/LG 1Ju 88A11
I/LG 1354
II/LG 12511
III/LG 12711
II/KG 26He 111H285
III/KG 263012
III/KG 30Ju 88A156
KüFlGr 506114
I/StG 1Ju 872521
Stab/StG 333
Bf 11040
I/StG 3Ju 873013
Stab/KG zbV 1Ju 5221
I/KG zbV 12714
II/KG zbV 13919
III/KG zbV 14129
KGr zbV 9259
KGr zbV 172448

The West

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 3
Stab/JG 2Bf 10944
I/JG 23630
II/JG 24036
III/JG 23732
Stab/JG 2643
I/JG 263127
II/JG 263422
III/JG 264336
Stab/ZG 76Bf 11044
II/ZG 763421
II/KG 2Do 217E3123
I/KG 4He 111H2919
II/KG 42515
I/KG 40Fw 200C214
II/KG 40Do 217E125
He 111H105
III/KG 402214
KGr 1001914
KGr 606Ju 88A2913
KüFlGr 106174
He 11595

Germany and Denmark

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftwaffenbefehlshaber Mitte
Stab/JG 1Bf 10944
I/JG 12834
Stab/NJG 1Bf 11042
I/NJG 13728
II/NJG 13221
Do 21552
III/NJG 1Bf 109119
Bf 1103428
Stab/NJG 2Ju 88C44
I/NJG 23215
Do 17Z64
Stab/NJG 3Bf 11033
I/NJG 33732


Luftwaffe Order of Battle
27 July 1942

Serviceable Aircraft Strengths
Single-engined fighters945
Twin-engined day fighters58
Night fighters203
Fighter-bombers40
Specialized ground attack aircraft19
Dive-bombers249
Twin-engined bombers1119
Four-engined bombers41
Long-range reconaissance aircraft188
Short-range and army cooperation aircraft209
Coastal aircraft64
Transport aircraft365
Total3500

Units in bold are reforming. Underlined units are forming. Units in italics are re-equipping.

Russia

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 1
I/JG 54Bf 1094025
II/JG 544028
III/JG 542218
Stab/KG 1He 111H21
I/KG 1Ju 88A2714
II/KG 12614
III/KG 13321
Stab/KG 53He 111H44
I/KG 533123
II/KG 533326
III/KG 53Ju 88A4429
III/StG 1Ju 87D3223
Luftflotte 4
Stab/JG 3Bf 10932
I/JG 3249
II/JG 32210
III/JG 32512
Stab/JG 5244
II/JG 524024
III/JG 523520
13. (slow.)/JG 52Bf 109G??
15. (kroat.)/JG 52Bf 109126
I/JG 53408
Stab/JG 7744
1./JG 7796
II/JG 772316
III/JG 772721
Stab/ZG 1Bf 11032
I/ZG 13614
II/ZG 13115
III/ZG 1Bf 1094040
Do 21731
7./ZG 2Bf 109129
III/LG 1Ju 88A2811
Stab/KG 27He 111H22
I/KG 273220
II/KG 273121
III/KG 27318
Stab/KG 51Ju 88A20
I/KG 5130 17
II/KG 51338
III/KG 53288
Stab/KG 55He 111H44
I/KG 553119
II/KG 553021
III/KG 552920
Stab/KG 76Ju 88A32
I/KG 762713
II/KG 763314
III/KG 763812
Stab/KG 100He 111H11
I/KG 1003713
II/StG 1Ju 87D3930
Stab/StG 233
Bf 11064
I/StG 2Ju 87D28 20
II/StG 23119
III/StG 21811
Stab/StG 7731
Bf 11064
I/StG 77Ju 87D2920
II/StG 773528
III/StG 773318
Stab/SchG 1Bf 10921
I/SchG 13116
II/SchG 1Hs 123A126
Hs 129B2813
II/KG zbV 1Ju 5235 2
KGr zbV 44931
KGr zbV 55222
KGr zbV 95234
KGr zbV 504829
KGr zbV 1025222
KGr zbV 9004816
Luftwaffenkommando Ost
Stab/JG 51Bf 10921
I/JG 513115
II/JG 513420
III/JG 513722
IV/JG 5136 29
15. (span.)/JG 51106
Stab/JG 5443
I/JG 544327
II/JG 544033
Stab/KG 3Ju 88A22
I/KG 33415
II/KG 32716
III/KG 32719
Stab/KG 4He 111H33
I/KG 42623
II/KG 42519
III/KG 43518
KGr zbV 105Ju 523825
KGr zbV 5004015
KGr zbV 7002614
Note: 13. (Slow.)/JG 52 not in source material.

Norway and Finland

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 5
1., 3/JG 5Fw 190A3528
2./JG 5Bf 109F-2
II/JG 53525
III/JG 5Bf 109E/F2317
IV/JG 5Fw 190A2620
13. (Z.)/JG 5Bf 110E/F127
I/KG 30Ju 88A3529
II/KG 303729
III/KG 303632
I/StG 5Ju 87B/R4339
KüFlGr 406Bv 138A2622
He 115B/C
KüFlGr 906Bv 138A66
He 115B/C86
KGr zbV 108Ju 523923
Ju 52/See
Note: Some sources show IV/JG 5 with Bf 109s at this date.

The Mediterranean

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 2
Stab/JG 27Bf 10932
I/JG 272315
II/JG 272416
III/JG 27207
Stab/JG 5344
II/JG 533020
III/JG 532612
2, 3./JG 772518
III/ZG 26Bf 1102518
10./ZG 26Do 17Z94
I/NJG 2Ju 88C308
Stab/LG 1Ju 88A10
I/LG 12811
II/LG 12613
I/KG 26He 1113627
II/KG 26318
III/KG 26Ju 88A2920
Stab/KG 5421
I/KG 54286
Stab/KG 7730
II/KG 77275
III/KG 772712
II/KG 100He 111H2512
KGr 806Ju 88A188
Stab/StG 3Bf 11042
I/StG 3Ju 872211
II/StG 32914
III/StG 33217
III/KG zbV 1Ju 523217
IV/KG zbV 15026
KGr zbV 4002814
KGr zbV 6003829
KGr zbV 8003211

The West

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 3
Stab/JG 2Fw 190A43
I/JG 23629
II/JG 23734
III/JG 23931
10. (Jabo)/JG 21511
11. (höhen)/JG 2Bf 109G-198
Stab/JG 26Fw 190A44
I/JG 263828
II/JG 264136
III/JG 263633
10. (Jabo)/JG 261512
Stab/KG 2Do 217E22
I/KG 22921
II/KG 22615
III/KG 23529
I/KG 40He 177A3016
II/KG 40Do 2173028
III/KG 40Fw 200C2011
Ju 88C41
KGr 106Ju 88A3123
KGr 606186

Germany and Denmark

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftwaffenbefehlshaber Mitte
Stab/JG 1Fw 190A44
I/JG 13734
II/JG 13828
III/JG 14022
IV/JG 12928
Stab/NJG 1Bf 11032
I/NJG 11914
II/NJG 11515
Do 217147
III/NJG 1Bf 1101515
Do 21731
Stab/NJG 2Ju 88C31
II/NJG 2Bf 1102317
Do 21565
Do 217101
III/NJG 2Ju 88C2013
Do 217157
Stab/NJG 3Bf 11021
I/NJG 32016
Do 21731
II/NJG 3Bf 1102421
Do 21796
III/NJG 3Bf 1103124
Do 21711
Stab/NJG 4Bf 11011
II/NJG 4158
III/NJG 41913
Do 21775
I/KG zbV 1Ju 525235
KGr zbV 1725210


17 May 43

Serviceable Aircraft Strengths
Single-engined fighters980
Twin-engined day fighters114
Night fighters378
Fighter-bombers216
Specialized ground attack aircraft61
Dive-bombers413
Twin-engined bombers1269
Four-engined bombers33
Long-range reconaissance aircraft215
Short-range and army cooperation aircraft251
Coastal aircraft149
Transport aircraft414
Total4641

Russia

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 1
Stab/JG 54Fw 190A44
I/JG 543630
II/JG 54Bf 109G4040
10. (Jabo)/JG 54Fw 190A93
Nachtjagd SchwarmBf 10951
Stab/KG 53He 111H44
I/KG 533737
III/KG 533733
15. (kroat.)/KG 3Do 17Z1212
I/StG 5Ju 87D5151
Störkampfstaffeln Luftflotte 1
1. StaffelFw 582119
He 46
Ar 66
Go 145
2. StaffelFw 582013
He 46
Ar 66
3. StaffelFw 582115
He 46
Ar 66
Go 145
4. StaffelFw 582219
He 46
Ar 66
Luftflotte 4
II/JG 3Bf 109G4024
III/JG 33520
Stab/JG 5242
I/JG 523817
II/JG 522814
III/JG 523722
13. (slow.)/JG 52??
15. (kroat.)/JG 52106
10./ZG 1Bf 110127
Stab/SchG 1Fw 190A66
I/SchG 14132
4./SchG 1Hs 129B109
II/SchG 1Fw 190A2517
7./SchG 1Hs 123A128
8./SchG 1Hs 129B1211
Panzerjäger Staffel/JG 511614
Stab/KG 3Ju 88A10
I/KG 33727
II/KG 33113
Stab/KG 27He 111H20
I/KG 273413
II/KG 272315
14. (Eis.)/KG 2796
III/KG 51Ju 88A2111
Stab/KG 55He 111H44
I/KG 551913
II/KG 553019
III/KG 553320
I/KG 1003735
Stab/StG 2Ju 87D32
Ju 8866
I/StG 2Ju 87D3023
II/StG 22620
III/StG 23427
Stab/StG 322
I/StG 33822
III/StG 3316
Stab/StG 7732
Ju 8866
I/StG 77Ju 87D3933
II/StG 773930
III/StG 773924
Störkampfstaffeln Luftflotte 4
1. StaffelHe 46135
Do 17Z
2. StaffelAr 6683
W.34
Fw 189A
3. StaffelGo 145161
4. StaffelFw 5852
Go 145
Ar 66
5. StaffelHs 126147
He 46
6. StaffelGo 1451615
Note: Source missed 13. (slow.)/JG 52.
Luftflotte 6
I/JG 26Fw 190A3630
Stab/JG 511411
I/JG 513920
III/JG 514021
IV/JG 512820
15. (span.)/JG 51Bf 109G166
Stab/ZG 1Bf 11022
I/ZG 13830
Nachtjagd SchwarmJu 88C42
Stab/KG 1Ju 88A44
I/KG 1200
III/KG 13718
Stab/KG 4He 111H10
II/KG 43723
III/KG 43723
II/KG 51Ju 88A3728
Stab/StG 1Bf 11065
Ju 87D11
II/StG 13935
III/StG 13936
Störkampfstaffeln Luftflotte 6
1. StaffelFw 581918
He 46
Ar 66
2. StaffelGo 1452018
3. StaffelFw 581413
Ar 66
Korps Transport StaffelJu 5284

Finland and Norway

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 5
Stab/JG 5Fw 190A22
I/JG 5Fw 190A3523
Bf 109G-2
II/JG 5Fw 190A2320
III/JG 5Bf 109F-4/G-22624
IV/JG 5Fw 190A4031
Bf 109F-4/G-2
13. (Z.)/JG 5Bf 110F/G128
14. (Jabo)/JG 5Fw 190A117
I/KG 30Ju 88A3732
1./KüFlGr 196Ar 1962825
KüFlGr 406Bv 138A2617
He 115B/C99
1./KüFlGr 706Bv 138A65
Ar 19655
KüFlGr 906Bv 138A85
TGr 20Ju 523627
Ju 52/See104
Korps Transport StaffelJu 5286
He 11111
Note: Some sources say that II/JG 5 operated Bf 109s at this time.

Italy

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 2
Stab/JG 27Bf 109G11
II/JG 274038
III/JG 274040
II/JG 514029
Stab/JG 5343
I/JG 53368
II/JG 533410
III/JG 533824
Stab/JG 7743
I/JG 77225
II/JG 772711
III/JG 77230
II/ZG 1Bf 110328
III/ZG 1Me 210A156
III/ZG 26Bf 1102920
10./ZG 26Ju 88C1212
Stab/NJG 211
I/NJG 2188
II/NJG 21110
II/SchG 2Fw 190A224
8./SchG 2Hs 129B1010
III/SKG 10Fw 190A202
Stab/LG 1Ju 88A11
I/LG 13729
II/LG 13110
II/KG 12614
II/KG 26He 111H3720
III/KG 26Ju 88A137
Beleuchterstaffel/KG 2650
III/KG 303230
Stab/KG 5411
I/KG 542011
II/KG 542210
III/KG 543416
Stab/KG 7622
I/KG 76362
III/KG 763223
II/KG 772620
III/KG 772014
III/TG 1Ju 523513
IV/TG 1339
I/TG 5Me 3232110
II/TG 5127
TGr 30He 1115216
Savoia StaffelSM.8269
Seetransport StaffelJu 52/See127
Ju 90/Ju 290 StaffelJu 9073
Ju 290
Korps Transport StaffelJu 5275

The Balkans

Luftwaffenkommando Süd Ost
I/JG 4Bf 109G4040

The West

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftflotte 3
Stab/JG 2Fw 190A44
I/JG 24040
II/JG 22418
III/JG 24037
10. (Jabo)/JG 2Bf 109138
11. /JG 2149
12./JG 21512
Stab/JG 26Fw 190A44
II/JG 264040
III/JG 264035
11. (Jabo)/JG 54169
Stab/SKG 1066
I/SKG 104242
II/SKG 104038
IV/SKG 103023
Stab/KG 2Do 217E/K22
I/KG 2Do 217E/K/M218
II/KG 2Do 217E/K2626
Me 41093
III/KG 2Do 217K1817
Stab/KG 40He 177A10
II/KG 40Do 217K2119
V/KG 40Ju 88C3728
I/KG 66Do 217237
Korps Transport StaffelLeO 45161
Note: Balke's KG 2 history shows no Me 410s assigned to II/KG 2 in May '43.

Germany and Denmark

UnitAircraftTotalSvcble
Luftwaffenbefehlshaber Mitte
Stab/JG 1Fw 190A31
I/JG 13127
Bf 109G70
II/JG 1Fw 190A3931
Stab/JG 3Bf 109G33
I/JG 34017
I/JG 11Fw 190A4027
II/JG 11Bf 109G5427
I/JG 273724
III/JG 544541
Stab/NJG 1Bf 11044
I/NJG 12720
Do 215B10
II/NJG 1Bf 1102617
Do 21763
III/NJG 1Bf 1102320
IV/NJG 12216
Do 215B22
Stab/NJG 3Bf 11022
I/NJG 31111
Do 217119
II/NJG 32920
III/NJG 3Bf 1102318
IV/NJG 3Ju 88C2522
Stab/NJG 4Bf 11011
I/NJG 42219
Do 217118
II/NJG 4Bf 1102220
Do 2171111
III/NJG 4Bf 1102422
Do 21765
IV/NJG 4Bf 1102323
Do 21733
Stab/NJG 5Bf 11021
I/NJG 52626
II/NJG 51917
Do 21721
IV/NJG 5Bf 1101818
Ju 88C1511
I/KG 3Ju 88A3729
I/KG 63121
II/KG 62015
III/KG 63428
I/KG 26He 111H1910
II/KG 273728
I/KG 40He 177A1210
Fw 200C61
III/KG 40He 177A1212
Fw 200C112
I/KG 50He 177A294
II/KG 53He 111H130
II/KG 76Ju 88A53
II/KG 100Do 217370
III/KG 1003511
I/TG 1Ju 522216
II/TG 14934
II/TG 2208
III/TG 22412
II/TG 35039
III/TG 35227
IV/TG 33624
I/TG 4155
II/TG 45148

Source:

Alfred Price. Luftwaffe Data Book, 1997.


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