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Old 18th April 2017, 23:20
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Info about military airfield Friedersdorf (Germany)

Hi Forum,

I am a Glider Pilot at the mentioned airfield (ICAO: EDCF).
We are preparing a "Meeting of Generation's" at the aitfield in Autumn 2017.
We have investigated the former history of our airfield and have found various Information about the Operation on the airfield in the WWII.
Some of information are opposite.
Now my question:
1. Did somebody have any information about flying activities on this airfield between 1939 and 1945 - flying operation and air attacks!
2. Did somebody knows persons who join the Sch./FAR 11 - Flying Scool - operation-field Friedersdorf.
3. Did somebody knows Person who have attack the airfield during the Russian attack of BERLIN? - The airfield is located south east of Berlin.

May we can reach more Information.



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Old 19th April 2017, 07:28
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Re: Info about military airfield Friedersdorf (Germany)

Hello ,

You probably will have the following info ( Larry DeZeng )

Friedersdorf (GER) (52 17 00 N – 13 48 25 E)
General: operational airfield (Einsatzhafen) and Arbeitsplatz in
Brandenburg 37.5 km SE of Berlin, 37 km NNW of Lubben, 20 km
WSW of Furstenwalde and 1.6 km SSE of the village of Friedersdorf.
History: in use by 1941 as a practice field for single-engine trainers.
No evidence of use by operational units until Dec 44 when a tactical
reconnaissance Staffel arrived. Surface and Dimensions: grass
surface measuring approx. 775 x 1000 meters (850 x 1100 yards) and
irregular in shape. No paved runway Infrastructure: had 3 medium
hangar-type buildings and 2 small portable hangars on the S boundary
with 1 long workshop at the W end of the hangars. A few small huts
provided accommodations at the SE corner. The nearest rail
connection was at Friedersdorf. Dispersal: no organized dispersal in
Feb 44. Aircraft usually parked off the W boundary.
Remarks: none.
Operational Units: Nahaufkl.St. 11./11 (Dec 44 – Mar 45).
School Units: Arbeitsplatz for Schule/FAR 11 and FFS A/B 11
(Schonwalde).
Station Units (on various dates – not complete): none identified.
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Luftwaffe Airfields 1935-45
[Sources: AFHRA A5258 pp.605-06 (22 Mar 44 updated to 12 May
44); chronologies; BA-MA; NARA; PRO/NA; web site ww2.dk]

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