The Zerstörergeschwader 2 was disbanded in September 1940 and reformed in April 1942.
It was disbanded in January 1943.


Major Friedrich Vollbracht (1 Apr 1940 - 4 Sep 1940)
Oberst Ralph von Rettberg (? Apr 1942 - ? Jan 1943)

Notable members

Johannes Gentzen (The first German ace of the war, i.e. the first to score five kills. He was killed in a crash on 26 May 1940)
Friedrich Vollbracht (scored two victories in WW1 and two more as commander of ZG2)

Sources used

Research by Gareth Collins
John Weal - Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstorer Aces of World War 2

Reference material on this unit

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