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Nachtjagdgeschwader 6
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Active 1943 – 1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Air Force
Type Night Fighter
Role Air superiority
Size Air Force Wing
Engagements World War II
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Nachtjagdgeschwader 6 (NJG 6) was a Luftwaffe night fighter-wing of World War II. NJG 6 was formed in May 1943.

Commanding officers

Kommodore

  • Major Fritz Schaffer, 10 August 1943 – 8 February 1944
  • Major Heinrich Wohlers, 9 February 1944 – 15 March 1944
  • Major Heinz von Reeken, 16 March 1944 – 14 April 1944
  • Major Heinrich Griese, 15 April 1944 – 12 September 1944
  • Oberstleutnant Herbert Lütje, 13 September 1944 – 8 May 1945

Gruppenkommandeure

I. Gruppe

  • Major Heinrich Wohlers, 1 August 1943 – 9 February 1944
  • Major Heinz Reschke, 19 February 1944 – 24 April 1944
  • Hauptmann Heinz-Martin Hadeball, 26 April 1944 – 3 July 1944
  • Major Gerhard Friedrich, 12 July 1944 – 16 March 1945
  • Hauptmann Peter Spoden, 19 March 1945 – 8 May 1945

II. Gruppe

  • Major Rolf Leuchs, 15 September 1943 – 14 July 1944
  • Hauptmann Helmuth Schulte, 23 July 1944 – 8 May 1945

III. Gruppe

  • Hauptmann Leopold Fellerer, 10 May 1944 – February 1945
  • Hauptmann Wilhelm Johnen, February 1945 – 31 March 1945
  • Hauptmann Karl Floitgraf, 1 April 1945 – 8 May 1945

IV. Gruppe

  • Major Herbert Lütje, June 1943 – 26 October 1944
  • Hauptmann Martin Becker, 20 October 1944 – 8 May 1945

V. Gruppe

References

  • Hinchliffe, Peter (1998) (in German). Luftkrieg bei Nacht 1939–1945 [Air War at Night 1939–1945]. Stuttgart, Germany: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 978-3-613-01861-7. 



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