KGrzbV 500

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10 Dec 1941 - Formed at Munich-Reim? from aircraft and personnel drawn from the C-Schulen?. Ordered to Brindisi, operated under the control of Ober.Bef.Süd in the Meditteranean.

15 Jan 1942 - transfered to the Eastern Front to assist in the relief of the Demyansk pocket.

19 Feb - 18 May 1942 - Operations during the relief of Demyansk. Operational from Pleskau-West.

For the air transport operations over Demyansk it appears that this unit (Stab and all four staffeln) constituted elements of KGrzbV Oels (between Feb and May 1942)

20 Jun 1942 - Ju 52 (W.Nr 7406) crash-landing at Pleskau due to engine trouble, 40% damage.[1]

6 Jul 1942 - Ju 52 (W.Nr 7246) sustained 60% damage in a crash landing at Demyansk.[2]

23 Nov 1942 - 2 Feb 1943 - Stalingrad airlift


  • Stab became Stab II./TG 4? - May 1943
  • 1 St became 5./TG 4 - May 1943
  • 2 St became 6./TG 4 - May 1943
  • 3 St became 7./TG 4 - May 1943
  • 4 St became 8./TG 4 - May 1943
  • References

    1. Luftwaffe General Quartermeister 6. Abt Loss returns 4 Jul 1942
    2. Luftwaffe General Quartermeister 6. Abt Loss returns 7 Jul 1942
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