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Old 7th February 2010, 18:11
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Athens-Tatoi

I have added a new page to the Wiki covering Athens-Tatoi.

I still have to complete adding the information from the Crashed Enemy Aircraft report.

However, if anyone can assist in expanding the limited information on the airfield it would be greatly appreciated. As an example, I am missing all reference to ground units other than the FliegerhorstKommandantur.

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Old 7th February 2010, 19:07
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Re: Athens-Tatoi

Hi Andy,

Here some infos about Tatoi

Fl.H.Kdtr. (E mot.) 6/VI / Tatoi, Athen (01.05.41-Ende 05.41) Fp.Nr. 26 180

dem VIII. Fl.Korps angeschlossen
Kdr., 05.41 Hptm. Krümmelbein

Fl.H.Kdtr. (E) 27/XII u. Fl.H.Kp. / Tatoi, Athen (07.41-10.42) Fp.Nr. 32 592


Kdr., 07.41 Hptm. Gutjahr
Kdr., ab 15.10.42 Major Otto Kapff
Offz. z.b.V., Oblt. Martin Richter, 15.04.42 Selbstmord begangen
Flugleit.Offz., 10.42 Oblt. Boyster, Hptm. Nother

Fl.H.Kdtr. A 203/IV / Tatoi (10.42-04.43)
Kdr., Major Otto Kapff
Wewa, bis 14.02.43 Insp.Mecir, dann Wewa Maleme, ab 02.02.43 Insp. Stange u. Insp. Hübner

Fl.H.Kdtr. A 211/III / Tatoi (04.43-01.04.44)
Kdr., 06.04.43-14.02.44 Major Ulrich Keilhauer
Oblt. (Reg.Insp.) Heinrich Meissinger (+) 10.10.43 Bombenwurf Tatoi

Fl.H.Kdtr. A 106/XVII / Tatoi (01.04.44-10.44)
Kdr., ab 15.06.44 Obstlt. Karl-Heinz Moelle
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Re: Athens-Tatoi

and some ground units

Ln.Stelle E 106/XVII (1941-07.42) Fl.H.Kdtr. Tatoi, Fp.Nr. 32 592
Leiter, Oblt. Arnold Schoppmann, (v.) 13.10.43

Flgh.Betr.Kp. KG. 26, 5. Kp. (05.41-03.42) Kp.Chef, 38-42 Hptm. Gustav Paustian / Tatoi

Landschutz-Zug d. Lw. 227/VI (ab 09.1942) 13.04.43 von Argos nach Tatoi Fp.Nr. 51 028

Alp.Berg.Trupp d.Lw. 1/XVII (1941-1942) 11.04.42 aus Sedes in Tatoi eingetr. Fp.Nr. 34 414

Gen.Luftzeugmeister,Verb.St. (1941-1944) Tatoi, Athen, Fp.Nr. 38 698
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Re: Athens-Tatoi

Byron,

Thanks once again for the information.
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Re: Athens-Tatoi

Could Andy please share with us the URL for this citation from his airfield postings?

World War II Chronology - Military Intellegence Division, US War Department

Several attempts to find it have failed due to there being quite a few that answer to this title. Perhaps it is incorrectly cited?

Thanks in advance,

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Old 8th February 2010, 00:13
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Re: Athens-Tatoi

Larry,

They were a pain in the proverbial to locate last time and have so proved again.......

They are in pdf form and can be downloaded from the WWII Operational Documents section of the Combined Arms Research Library http://www.cgsc.edu/carl/contentdm/home.htm.

This section contains a wealth of documents relating to both the European and Pacific wars principally relating ground and naval operations but also including items on USAAF operations and various items on the Luftwaffe.

Example - Sept 1944 World War II Chronology - Military Intellegence Division, US War Department -
(a) Link to the page listing several of these documents - http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm4/results...SOSTART=41,961

(b) link direct to the document page http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm4/documen...OPTR=212&REC=3 -

(c) as in this case most of the documents are in several sections (see links to the left of the page). This document totals 347 pages covering sections on North and Latin American Theatres, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Asiatic, Pacific Ocean, Southwest Pacific and closes with a review of the Political, Ecomonic and Psychological situation at that time.

(d) So far I have only used these documents in relation to Valence, Eleusis and Tatoi however they contain a large amount of information.

(e) Note not all of the monthly chronologies are present on this site - however see my comments below regarding the The Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology.

Another document with less detail, but probably created from the same information source is this - http://www.milhist.net/usaaf/mto.html covering the USAAF operations in the Med. Now this is an online document but I have also downloaded a complete chronology of approx 900+ pages from this URL The Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology

Hope that this explains some of the sources. Larry, if you feel my citations require amending please let me know.

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Re: Athens-Tatoi

Chef-Ausbildungswesen (A.W.) – Gruppe:
10.10.44 Ju 88 A4 (W.Nr. 0183) 100% Absturz Fl.Pl. Tatoi, FF. Wolf Renek (+),

FF. Fw. Anton Rauch (+), Ju 88 A4 (W.Nr. 0183) 100% m. BO. Oblt. Georg Denkmann (+), BF. Fw. Otto Butz (vw.), BS. Fw. Felix Czeck (+), Absturz und Aufschlagbrand, 10.10.43 Fl.Pl. Tatoi,

The surviving guy from this plane was my grandfather, beeing pulled out of the wreck by a nearby AA crew. All his comrades burnt in the wreck.
As far as my grandfather told me they have been shot down by a british nightfighter at start...
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Re: Athens-Tatoi

That`s very interesting Werewolf, one must have luck in life.

Andy some additinal infos about the officers

Fl.H.Kdtr. A 211/III / Tatoi (04.43-01.04.44) Fp.Nr. 32 592
Kdr., ab 06.04.43 Major Ulrich Keilhauer
Offiziere des Stabes: ab 21.12.43 Hptm. Walter Bemmerer
Flugleiter, ab 21.12.43 Hptm. Fickler (von Eleusis) an Stelle des fehlenden Hptm. Willi Kruse,
Kp.Chef der Fliegerhorst-Kp. ab 27.01.44 Hptm. Georg Röder (aus Fl.H.Kdtr. E 22/IV Argos),
Ln.Stelle, 16.08.43-06.10.43 Ltn. Johann Maidorn, dann nach Kos,
Oblt. (Reg.Insp.) Heinrich Meissinger (+) 10.10.43 Bombenwurf Tatoi, Werkst.Kp. S.O. Ltn. Hermann Martens

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Re: Athens-Tatoi

Hi byron, regarding this post (page 1):

Fl.H.Kdtr. A 106/XVII / Tatoi (01.04.44-10.44)
Kdr., ab 15.06.44 Obstlt. Karl-Heinz Moelle

I found an Major named Moelle as Kdr. Fliegerhorst Petsamo with date from 05.10.1944. Might be the same?

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Re: Athens-Tatoi

post 10 WNr.5054 was also as 100% on 1941-05-21 in lost list and again in -1942-07-27
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