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On the outbreak of the second one international warfare on 1 September 1939 merely 5 small German Staffeln (Squadrons) were specific as twin day and nightfighter unils. those have been eleven (Nacht) Staffel of Lehrgeschwader (Training Wing) 2 10 (Nacht) Staffel of Jagdgeschwader (Fighter Wing) 2 10 (Nacht) Staffel of Jagdgeschwader 26 and 10 and eleven (Nacht) Staffeln of Jagdgeschwader seventy two. those devices have been established respectively at D?sseldorf, F?rstenwalde close to Berlin, Garz on Usedom Island, Mannheim-Sandhofen, and Stuttgart-Echterdingen. simply because JG (Jagdgeschwader) seventy two was once by no means accomplished, later in 1939 its Staffeln turned a part of JG fifty two. those Nachtjagdstaffeln (nightfighter squadrons) have been used to realize evening battling adventure and to coach as many pilots as attainable during this new-operational function.

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Nightfighter Over the Reich

On the outbreak of the second one global struggle on 1 September 1939 in basic terms 5 small German Staffeln (Squadrons) have been particular as twin day and nightfighter unils. those have been eleven (Nacht) Staffel of Lehrgeschwader (Training Wing) 2 10 (Nacht) Staffel of Jagdgeschwader (Fighter Wing) 2 10 (Nacht) Staffel of Jagdgeschwader 26 and 10 and eleven (Nacht) Staffeln of Jagdgeschwader seventy two.

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