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Old 15th May 2011, 06:46
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Re: CO list of Schlacht Gruppen, 39-45 - looking for assistance.

Here are the promised commander lists for Schl.G. 1 and 2. These are flawed and incomplete, but these represent a "best guess" relative to the information we have found up to this point.


Stab/Schl.G. 1
Kommodore:
Maj. Otto Weiss (RK, EL) (23.04.42 - 18.06.42).
Maj./Obstlt. Hubertus Hitschhold (RK, EL) (18.06.42 - 25.06.43).
Obstlt. Paul-Friedrich Darjes (RK) (05.43 - 31.05.43). -acting
Maj. Alfred Druschel (RK, EL, SW) (25.06.43 - 18.10.43).

Stab I./Schl.G. 1
Kdr.:
Oblt. Alfred Druschel (RK) (13.01.42 - 23.04.42) - acting
Hptm. Alfred Druschel (RK, EL) (23.04.42 - 03.09.42) - provisional
Hptm./Maj. Alfred Druschel (RK, EL, SW) (03.09.42 - 01.03.43). -permanent
Hptm. Georg Dörffel (DKG, RK, EL) (02.03.43 - 09.43). -provisional
Hptm. Siegfried Steinhoff (DKG) (09.43 - 18.10.43).
Maj. Gerhard Weyert (1943 - 18.10.43?).

Adj.:
Oblt.? Johannes Gehrmann (? - ?).

1./ Schl.G. 1
Oblt/Hptm.. Werner Dörnbrack (RK) (13.01.42 - no later than 17.12.42).
Oblt./Hptm. Johannes Meinecke (DKG, RK) (1943 - 04.09.43 KIA).
Hptm. Josef Menapace (DKG, RK) (23.09.43 - 06.10.43).

2./ Schl.G. 1
Maj. Hossfeld (1943 - 17.07.43 KIA). - acting

3./ Schl.G. 1
Oblt. Heinz Frank (DKG) (01.42 - 06.03.42) - Stafü
Oblt. Heinz Frank (DKG, RK, EL) (06.03.42 - 08.01.43 - no later than 03.43).
Hptm. Johannes Gehrmann (DKG) (? - 07.43 - ?).

4.(Pz)/ Schl.G. 1
Oblt. Bruno Meyer (RK) (02.42 - no later than 08.07.42).
Hptm. Dietrich Gerhardt (06.01.43 - 20.01.43 MIA). -acting
Maj. Paul (?) Matuschek (04.43 - 19.07.43 KIA).
Oblt. Georg Dornemann (01.43 - 18.10.43).

Stab II./ Schl.G. 1
Kdr.:
Hptm./Maj. Paul-Friedrich Darjes (RK) (28.02.42 - 08.12.42).
Hptm. Frank Neubert (DKG, RK) (10.42 - 09.43).
Maj. Heinz Frank (DKG, RK, EL) (09.43 - 18.10.43) > Kdr. II./SG 1 ?

5/ Schl.G. 1
Oblt./Hptm. Georg Dörffel (DKG, RK, EL) (13.01.42 - no later than 02.03.43).
Oblt./Hptm. Karl Kennel (DKG) (10.42 - no later than 19.09.43).

6./ Schl.G. 1
Hptm.d.R. Johannes Gehrmann (DKG, RK)(? - 12.43? - ?no later than 27.01.44 KIA).

7./ Schl.G. 1
Lt./Oblt. Josef Menapace (DKG, RK) (31.07.42 - no later than 06.43).
Oblt. Günther Müller (RK) (? - 09.10.43 - 18.10.43?).

8.(Pz)/ Schl.G. 1
Lt. Hans Stollnberger (DKG, RK) (? - 14.10.42 - no later than 06.43).
Oblt. Rudolf-Heinz Ruffer (08.04.43 - c .18.10.43).

Erg.St./ Schl.G. 1
Oblt. Heinrich Estl (13.01.42 - 1942?).


Stab/Schl.G. 2
Kommodore:
Maj. Wolfgang Schenck (RK, EL) (17.05.43 - 18.10.43). - provisional

StabI./ Schl.G. 2
Kdr.:
Hptm. Johann Drescher (28.09.42 - 18.11.42 WIA POW) - escaped.
Hptm. Wolf-Dietrich Peitsmeyer (RK) (10.12.42 - 10.12.42 KIA).
Oblt. Hermann Langemann (c.19.11.42 - no later than 05.43).
Hptm. Hanns Fischer (? - 01.43 - ?) - possibly.

Adj.:
Hptm.d.R. Rudolf Flegel (08.02.43 - 06.43 - ?).

1./ Schl.G. 2
Oblt. Wolf Zipper (? - 24.11.42 KIA).

2./ Schl.G. 2
Lt. Norbert Schmitt (? - 15.09.43 - 18.10.43?).

3./ Schl.G. 2
Unknown.

4.(Pz)/ Schl.G. 2
Hptm. Bruno Meyer (RK) (30.09.42 - 03.43).

Stab II./ Schl.G. 2
Kdr.:
Hptm. Werner Dörnbrack (RK) (17.12.42 - 18.10.43).

5./ Schl.G. 2
Oblt. Karl Langenberg (? - 01.05.43 - 18.10.43?).

6./ Schl.G. 2
Oblt. Ernst Herrmann (? - 01.05.43 - ?).

7./ Schl.G. 2
Oblt. Siegfried Basse (? - 08.05.43 MIA).
Oblt. Günther von Prittwitz (08.05.43 - ?).

8.(Pz)/Schl.G. 2
Oblt. Franz Oswald (DKG) (c.01.01.43 - 18.10.43).


Do you want the SG unit guys too? If so, it will take a while.
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