The Lehrgeschwader 2 was used to form Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 in November 1939.


Oberstleutnant Eberhard Baier (1 Nov 1938 - 18 Nov 1939)

Notable members

Adolf Galland (Holder of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds)
Gerhard "Küken" Hubrich (WW1 ace with 12 victories who scored an additional 2 in WW2, though both of those were unconfirmed)
Hans-Joachim Marseille (Holder of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds, the Bundeswehr barracks Marseille-Kaserne in Appen was named in his honour in 1975)

Sources used

Research by Gareth Collins

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