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Luftwaffe

Main Headquarters

Luftflotte III, Headquarters, Paris
Jagdkorps II, Main Fighter Defence, Coulommiers
Fliegerkorps II, Close-Support Fighters, Compiègne
Fliegerkorps X, Anti-Shipping Units, Angers
Fliegerkorps IX, Long-Range Bombers, Beauvais
Fliegerdivision II, Torpedo Bombers, Avignon
Jagddivision, 4 Day and Night Fighters, Metz
Jagddivision, 5 Day and Night Fighters, Coulommiers

Regional Fighter Commands

4, St Pol
5, Bernay
Brittany, Rennes
Southern France, Aix

Luftflotte III
Order of Battle for the beginning of June 1944

Unit by Function, Aircraft, Strength, Serviceable

Close Reconnaissance NA
NA Gruppe, 13 FW190, Me109, 42, 24

Long-Range Reconnaissance FA
FA Gruppe, 5 Ju290, Ju188, 15, 6
1/(F)33, Ju188, Ju88, 7, 3
Sonder Aufk1 Staffel Ob d L, Ar240, Ju88, 3, 0
1/(F)121, Me140, 9, 3
3/(F)122 Ju188, Ju88, 8, 2
Gruppe Stab 123, Ju188, FW190, 3, 3
3/(F)123, Ju88, 9, 3
4/(F)123, Me109, 10 ,6
5/(F)123, FW190, Me109, 12, 8
6/(F)123 Ju188, Ju88, 5, 0

Totalling
81
34

Day and Heavy Fighters - Jagdgeschwader JG, Zerstoerergeschwader ZG
Stab JG 2, FW190, Me109, 8, 4
I/JG 2, FW190, 19, 14
II/JG 2, Me109, 13, 11
III/JG 2, FW190, 29, 19
Stab JG 26, FW190, 2, 2
I/JG 26, FW190, 33, 23
II/JG 26, FW190, 32, 25
III/JG 26, Me109, 37, 21
Stab ZG 1, Ju88, 2, 2
I/ZG 1, Ju88, 30, 25
III/ZG 1, Ju88, 23, 12

Totalling
228
158

Night Fighters - Nachtjagdgeschwader NJG
Stab NJG 4, Ju88, 2, 0
I/NJG 4, Ju88, Me110, 16, 7
II/NJG 4, Me110, Do217, 20, 12
III/NJG 4, Me110, Do217, 19, 10
I/NJG 5, Me110, 15, 9
III/NJG 5, Me110, 18, 8
5 Jagd Div, Me109, 2, 1

Totalling
92
47

Ground Attack including Dive Bombers
III/SG 4, FW190, 40, 36

Bomber Group - Kampfgeschwader KG
Stab KG 2, Ju188, 2, 2
I/KG 2, Ju188, 12, 9
II/KG 2, Ju188, 5, 0
III/KG 2, Do217, 7, 1
Stab KG 6, Ju188, 1, 1
I/KG 6, Ju188, 3, 2
II/KG 6, Ju88, 22, 15
I & II/KG 66, Ju188, 15, 1
III/KG 26, Ju88, 35, 14
Stab KG 30, Ju88, 1, 0
I/KG 40 (less 3 St), He177, 27, 12
Stab K Flieger Korps, Ju88, 9, 4
II/KG 51, Me410, 24, 17
Stab KG 54, Ju88, 2, 0
I/KG 54, Ju88, 11, 5
III/KG 54, Ju88, 14, 8
VI/KG 76, Ju88, Ju188, 16, 3
Stab KG 77, Ju88, 1, 1
I/KG 77, Ju88, 28, 17
III/KG 77, Ju88, 25, 8
Stab KG 100, Do217, 4, 2
III/KG 100, Do217, 31, 13
I/SKG, FW190, 33, 19

Totalling
328
154

Maritime Reconnaissance SA
II/SA Gruppe, 128 Ar196, 12, 10
I/(F)SA Gruppe, 129 BV222, 4, 2

Totalling
16
12

Transport Group TG
IV/TG 4, Leo451, 31, 13
II/Flieger Korps Transport Staffel, Ju52, 13, 8
IX/Flieger Korps Transport Staffel, Ju52, 9, 6
Transport Flieger Staffel Hansa, Leo 451, 11, 4

Totalling
64
31

Full Total
891
496

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