Bombenfliegerschule Bobruisk

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Orlov
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Bombenfliegerschule Bobruisk

Postby Orlov » 11 Feb 2018 20:26

Hello,
Who can help and explain which Luftwaffe's school units was "Bombenfliegerschule Bobruisk" stationed in Bobrujsk in the first quarter of 1943, especially in February
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Re: Bombenfliegerschule Bobruisk

Postby Larry D. » 13 Feb 2018 14:09

Orlov -

Here are the only two school or training units based at Bobruisk that I have ever found. "Bombenfliegerschule Bobruisk" was an informal reference to IV./KG 51, I believe, because the Nachtfluglehrgang was there for night navigation and instrument training rather than bomb training.

School Units: Nachtfluglehrgang 2/BFS 2 (Apr – Jul 43).
Reserve Training & Replacement Units: IV./KG 51 (Jan 42 – Aug 43).

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Re: Bombenfliegerschule Bobruisk

Postby Larry D. » 13 Feb 2018 14:17

IV./KG 51

Central Russia. (Dec 41 - Aug 43)
24 Dec 41: transferred to Bobruisk in C Russia where, during summer 1942, the Gruppe was used against Soviet partisan groups around Kholm, Glinka and Yelnya. Numerous routine non-combat training accidents were recorded at Bobruisk, but the following are all combat-related.
22 Apr 42: (Lfl.4) - Ju 88A-5 shot up on ops and force landed at Fp.Bryansk.
13 Jun 42: (Lw.Kdo.Ost) - 10.St. Ju 88A-4 (9K+GU) force landed at Novo-Sloveni on return from ops, 100%, 3 KIA.
26 Jul 42: (Ost) - Ju 88A-4 crash landed at Fp.Bobruisk on return from ops, 75%.
17 Jan 43: (Ost) - 10.St. Ju 88A-4 crashed and burned N of Bobruisk during a combat sortie, 100%, 4 KIA.
6 Feb 43: (Ost) - 10.St. Ju 88A-5 crash landed at Fp.Bobruisk on return from ops, 40%.
11 Aug 43: transferred from Bobruisk to Hildesheim as Soviet forces broke out of the Kursk salient and began to drive rapidly into central Belorussia.

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