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Became the chief repair and replacement base for Luftwaffe airborn radar units in the Italian theatre.

This was attacked by 54 B-17s on 20 May 1943 and the repair workshops were bombed out (The Americans also claimed up to 35 aircraft also damaged).

Following this action all FuG 200 Hohentwiel sets were returned to Koethen for maintainance.


AIR 20/8534 "The History of FAGr 122 in the Mediterranean" Page 4

US WWII Chronology - May 1943 (Combined Arms Research Library)(158.pdf)

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