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27 Aug 1942

  • At Morozovskaya Airfield in southern Russia, Oberstleutnant Ernst Kühl took command of German Luftwaffe group KG 55, replacing Oberst Benno Kosch. ww2dbase [Morozovskaya, Rostov | CPC]
6 Oct 1942

  • German Luftwaffe unit I./KG 100 (flying He 111 bombers) was transferred from Morozovskaya, Russia to Saki, Russia to support the Caucasus offensive. ww2dbase [Caucasus Campaign | Morozovskaya, Rostov | CPC]
2 Jan 1943

  • He 111 aircraft stationed at Morozovskaya Airfield, Rostov Oblast, Russia were evacuated. Since the aircraft could not take all the equipment and supplies with them, commanding officer of KG 55 Oberstleutnant Ernst Kühl remained behind with a small staff in the hopes that the ground troops would be able to blunt the Soviet offensive so that the aircraft could return. ww2dbase [Battle of Stalingrad | Morozovskaya, Rostov | CPC]
4 Jan 1943

  • Soviet troops captured Morozovskaya Airfield, Rostov Oblast, Russia. Commanding officer of KG 55 Oberstleutnant Ernst Kühl and his small staff destroyed various equipment and supply dumps before evacuating. ww2dbase [Battle of Stalingrad | Morozovskaya, Rostov | CPC]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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