3.(F)/10 Tannenberg

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1938

Nov 1938 - formed from 2.Aufkl.Gr. 11.

1939

Sep 1939 - Recce for 3rd Armee in Northern Poland (Do 17F) Operating under the control of Koluft Heeresgruppe Nord (Gen.Maj. Krocker).[1]

7 Nov 1939 - Jüterbog

20 Nov 1939 - Muenchen Gladbach

1940

25 Jan 1940 – Do 17M crashed while flying in thick haze. Came down at Harsum, near Hildesheim. The crew, consisting of, Lt. H. Kremen, Fw. E. Schwenk and Fw. H. Wiere were all killed. [2]

May 1940 - Took part in the "Assault on the West", provided recce support for Panzer Gruppe von Kleist at the breakthrough point (Do 17M and Do 17P)

11 May 1940 - Do 17P attacked by Hurricanes from 1 Sqdn RAF fron Berry du Bac. Aircraft crashed in Germany after escaping persuing Hurricanes.[3]

6-12 Jun 1940 - Savy

13-15 Jun 1940 - St Mard

16-19 Jun 1940 - La Fortelle

20-21 Jun 1940 - Vimory

22-25 Jun 1940 - Orleans

27 Jun - 12 Sep 1940 - Le Nieppe

Jul 1940 - Operations over the South Coast of England (Do 17 and Bf 110)

1941

Took part in "Barbarossa" flying recce sorties for 18 Armee up until Leningrad (ju 88)

1942

Attached to FAGr.4 on the southern sector of the eastern Front.(Ju 88)

3 Dec 1942 - 3.(F)/10 reported the loss of a Ju 88D in the area of Tazinskaja

The crew were: Oblt.Hans Jacobi (pilot), Oblt.Hugo Oechsle (observer), Ofw. Walter Schäfer (radio operator) and Ofw.Gustav Passow (gunner).[4]

1943

Jul 1943 - Returned to it's home base for conversion to Ju 290 and re-designation as 1./FAGr 5



Aufklärungsgruppe 10

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