Soesterberg

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Located on heathland north of the small town of Soesterberg in the province of Utrecht, The Netherlands.


The airfield was first used in 1910 and the LuchtVaartafdeling (Dutch Airforce or Air flying department) was founded there in 1913.


The following Luftwaffe units operated from Soesterberg:-


Stab KG 4 Jun 1940 19 Jul 1941
Fliegerhorst-Kommandantur E 12/X Jun 1940 Oct 1942
Stab JG 54 22 Jun 1940 20 Jul 1940
I./ JG 21 23 Jun 1940 2 Jul 1940
I./ KG 4 30 Jul 1940 26 Jun 1941 Except for 2./KG4 which was detached to Comiso from late Dec 1940 to 10 Jun 1941, for operations against Malta.
IX Fliegerkorps Nov 1940 Jun 1941
II./ KG 4 12 Mar 1941 30 Mar 1941
III./ KG 4 1 May 1941 15 May 1941
II./ KG 40 Sep 1941 17 Mar 1943
Stab KG 2 16 Dec 1941 15 Mar 1944 except for a short period between 8 and 28 Nov 1942 when it was based at Cognac
16./ KG 6 Formed here 1 Sep 1942 from Erpr.210
Fliegerhorst-Kommandantur A 205/VI Oct 1942 Apr 1944
II./ KG 2 11 Apr 1943 Sep 1943
III./ KG 2 17 Mar 1943 11 Apr 1943
3(F)./ 122 Feb 1944 10 Sep 1944

References

    The Luftwaffe, 1933-45 Michael Holm

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