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Old 5th July 2010, 12:31
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Staffelkapitäne 7. 8. et 9. /KG 26

Hello,

can someone provide me names, first names and grades of the officers who commanded these three Staffeln of KG 26 during the period june to august 1944 ?
For 7/KG26 I have an Hptm Ludwig (.../04.07.44) then Hptm Mainhold (?)
For 8./KG26 I have Hptm Wilhelm Kleemann (MIA 22.06.44), then ?
For 9./KG26 I have Oblt Ernst Roll (MIA 18.07.44) then Hptm Diller (?)

Thanks for help !

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Old 6th July 2010, 04:08
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Re: Staffelkapitäne 7. 8. et 9. /KG 26

Again, to answer this issue it is comparably difficult to find the Stakas of the entire Geschwader, so:

The following is a compilation of data about the Stakas of KG 26, based on what information we have in our files. Clearly there are gaps. Any conflicts have been left in with comments in order to promote resolution.

Staka 1./KG 26:
Hptm. Martin Vetter (01.05.39 - 06.04.40).
Oblt.? Günther Collani (04.12.39 - no later than 01.04.40). - acting?
Hptm. Wolfgang Künster (07.04.40 - 11.09.40 POW).
Hptm. Heinrich Richard (12.09.40 - 11.12.40 MIA).
Oblt. Huno? Phillipps (? - 19/20.11.40 KIA).
Oblt. Joachim Lüdtke (12.12.40 - 07.41).
Oblt. Paul Kuntze (08.41 - 11.41).
Oblt. Hans-Ludwig Matthäus (11.41 - 02.42).
Oblt. Joachim Müller (02.42 - 07.07.42).
Hptm. Herbert Vater (08.42 - 31.01.43).
Hptm. Klaus Toball (01.02.43 - 11.43).
Oblt. Reimer Voss (DKG) (11.43 - 08.44).
Oblt.? Greve (08.44 - 02.45).

Staka 2./ KG 26:
Hptm. K. Jakob (01.05.39 - 12.09.39). - possibly
Oblt. Hans-Joachim Helm (01.05.39 - 27.02.40 POW or KIA?).
Major Gerhard Schaeper (01.03.40 - 09.04.40 MIA). - later recovered.
Hptm. Eberhard von Hippel (11.04.40 - 29.03.41 KIA).
Oblt. Heinrich Osswald (01.04.41 - 25.06.41 KIA).
Oblt. Johannes Schon (25.06.41 - 04.10.41).
Oblt. Kurt Jauer (Sauer?) (05.10.41 - 04.05.42 MIA).
Oblt. Gerhard Fischbach (05.05.42 - 14.09.42 MIA).
Hptm. Ewald-Günther Trost (DKG) (15.09.42 - 03.43).
Hptm. August Leicht (DKG) (03.43 - 12.02.44).
Hptm. Heinz Jente (DKG, RK) (13.02.44 - 02.45).

Staka 3./ KG 26:
Oblt. Reible (01.05.39 - 12.09.39).
Obstlt. Paul Weitkus (13.09.39 - 08.10.39).
Hptm. Horst Schwilden (10.02.40 - 26.06.40 KIA).
Hptm. Karl-Heinz Stricker (01.07.40 - 02.41).
Oblt. Bernd Eicke (02.41 - 20.05.43).
Hptm. Walter Hildebrand (DKG) (21.05.43 - 21.10.43 KIA).
Hptm. Walter Wellstein (22.10.43 - 24.01.44 MIA).
Hptm. Windel (25.01.44 - 02.45).

Staka 4./ KG 26:
Hptm. K. Jakob (? - 09.39 - ?). - possibly.
Hptm. Eberhard Schnoor von Carolsfeld (13.09.39 - 28.04.40 POW).
Oblt. Ernst Haller (DKG) (01.05.40 - 03.42).
Hptm. Gerd Schäfer (03.42 - 30.11.42).
Oblt. Heinrich Classen (01.12.42 - 11.02.43).
Oblt./Hptm. Rudi Schmidt (DKG) (12.02.43 - 02.12.44).
Oblt. Reimer Voss (DKG, RK) (02.12.44 - 08.05.45).

Staka 5./ KG 26:
Hptm. Hermann-Josef Freiherr von dem Bongart (01.05.39 - 09.39).
Oblt. Siegfried Donner (? - 01.03.40 KIA).
Oblt. Konrad Kahl (21.08.40 - 31.08.40). -acting?
Hptm. Ludwig Fehling (01.09.40 - 31.12.40).
Oblt. Georg Teske (01.01.41 - 11.02.41?).
Oblt. Eberhard Stüwe (12.02.41 - 20.05.43).
Major Rolf Baumann (21.05.43 - 10.08.44).
Oblt. Werner Stähle (11.08.44 - 02.02.45).
Oblt. Horst Altmann (03.02.45 - 08.05.45).

Staka 6./ KG 26:
Hptm. Bernhard Gisevius (08.39 - c.02.40).
Hptm. Otto Andreas (? - 20.03.40 MIA).
Oblt. O. Donner (? - 20.03.40 KIA). -could be mixed up with another fellow
Hptm. Kunze (21.08.40 - 31.12.40).
Hptm. Robert Kowalewski (01.01.41 - 17.01.41) -acting?
Oblt. Friedrich Müller (18.01.41 - 14.05.41).
Hptm. Rolf Siedschlag (15.05.41 - 08.41).
Oblt. Horst Krupka (08.41 - 15.05.42).
Hptm. Karl Otto Max Barth (RK) (08.42 - 09.11.42 MIA).
Hptm. Adolf Hansen (10.11.42 - 20.05.43 MIA).
Hptm. Heinz Göhler (21.05.43 - 02.44).
Hptm. Ernst-August Wulff (02.44 - 22.06.44 KIA).
Oblt. Rudolf Rögner (01.08.44 - 10.02.45 MIA).
Oblt. Friedrich Ebert (11.02.45 - 21.04.45 MIA).
Oblt. Dombrewski (? - 21.04.45 KIA). ??
Oblt. Harald Kowitz (22.04.45 - 08.05.45).

Staka 7./ KG 26:
Oblt. Ewald Gustavus (11.39 - 16.06.40).
Oblt. Hans-Joachim Dittler (17.06.40 - 11.12.40 MIA).
Hptm. Waldemar Lerche (12.12.40 - 08.41).
Hptm. Ziemann (08.41 - 02.42).
Hptm. Klaus-Wilhelm Nocken (DKG) (02.42 - 12.42).
Hptm. Hans-Detlef Spierling (12.42 - 27.07.43 MIA).
Hptm. Ludwig (28.07.43 - 04.07.44).
Hptm. Friedrich-Wilhelm Gehring (DKG, RK?) (01.10.44 - 02.05.45 KIA).

Staka 8./ KG 26:
Hptm. Stephanus (11.39 - 20.06.40).
Hptm. Guido Dischel (21.06.40 - 26.06.41 MIA).
Hptm. Erhard Pöhler (27.06.41 - 09.09.41 KIA).
Oblt. Karl-Heinrich Kähler (02.42 - 12.42).
Hptm. Hans Wilde (28.05.43 - 09.09.43 KIA).
Hptm. Eberhard Peukert (10.09.43 - 06.11.43 KIA).
Hptm. Heinrich Deubel (07.11.43 - 23.01.44 MIA).
Hptm. Mainhold (24.01.44 - 17.09.44).
Hptm. Walter Prinz (18.09.44 - 08.05.45).

Staka 9./ KG 26:
Hptm. Otto Stiller (11.39 - 29.10.41 KIA).
Hptm. Gerlach (02.42 - 07.43).
Hptm. Josef Wissborn (07.43 - 23.01.44 KIA).
Oblt. Ernst Roll (DKG) (24.01.44 - 22.07.44).
Oblt. Siegfried Betke (RK) (? - 08.08.44 - ?).
Hptm. Ernst Diller (08.44 - 08.05.45).

Staka 10./ KG 26:
Oblt. Joachim Lüdtke (22.03.41 - 19.12.41).
Oblt. Harald Link (20.12.41 - 20.08.42?).
Oblt. Hendrik von Heemskerck (10.07.42 - 19.11.42).
Hptm. August Leicht (DKG) (11.42 - 02.43).
Hptm. Erich Stentzel (20.02.43 - 22.03.43).
Hptm. Ewald-Günther Trost (DKG, RK) (05.01.44 - 14.06.44). -clash of dates
Hptm. Walter Prinz (28.02.44 - 02.07.44).

Staka 11./ KG 26:
Oblt. P. Schäfer (03.41 - 02.42).
Oblt. Adolf Hansen (02.42 - 10.42?).
Oblt. Joachim Müller (DKG) (07.42 - 06.43).
Oblt. Ernst Weber (DKG) (25.06.43 - 14.10.43).
Hptm. Willy Breithaupt (15.10.43 - 02.08.44).
Hptm. Paul Heiling (DKG) (03.08.44 - 06.09.44). - possibly

Staka 12./ KG 26:
Lt. Harald Link (22.03.41 - 09.05.41).
Oblt. Hendrik von Heemskerck (20.11.41 - 05.42 or 12.42).
Hptm. Josef Wissborn (12.42 - 07.43).
Hptm. Walter Prinz (07.43 - 06.44?).
Hptm. Ewald-Günther Trost (DKG, RK) (15.06.44 - 06.09.44).
Hptm. Paul Heiling (DKG) (03.08.44 - 06.09.44). - possibly

"Staka in KG 26":
Hptm. Rudolf Kramer (RK) (? - 18.03.45 - ?).


Staka StabsSt. (or Führungskette )/ KG 26:
Oblt.? Friedrich-Wilhelm Gehring (01.05.39 -?) - probably.
Oblt. Karl-Georg Streng (13.09.39 - 19.11.40).
Oblt. Rolf Alander (20.11.40 - 11.03.41 POW).
Hptm. Fritz Gehring (12.03.41 - 09.41).
Hptm. Georg Wilhelm (? - 23.08.41 POW). - deputy Staka
Oblt. Werner Dalstein (09.41 - 12.42).
Oblt. Roderich Cescotti (11.12.42 - 07.01.43).
Oblt. Erwin Ludescher (DKG) (02.43 - 07.44).
Oblt. Josef Bräuherr (07.44 - 09/10.02.45 KIA).
Hptm. Werner Stähle (11.02.45 - 08.05.45).

Staka in I./ KG 26:
Oblt.? Günther Collani (04.12.39 - no later than 01.04.40).

Staka in II./ KG 26:
Oblt. Rudolf Bott (23.06.44 - 26.07.44 MIA).

Staka in III./ KG 26:
Hptm.? Josef Stefan (1940 - 14.11.40).
Hptm.? Franz Böhme (20.03.41?? - no later than 02.42)


We hope that this sheds some light on this topic.
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Re: Staffelkapitäne 7. 8. et 9. /KG 26

All my thanks

Greetings

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