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Commanders

Oberstleutnant Carl Schumacher (30 Nov 1939 - 5 Jan 1942)
Major Erich von Selle (6 Jan 1942 - 27 Aug 1942)
Oberstleutnant Dr. Erich Mix (27 Aug 1942 - 31 Mar 1943)
Oberstleutnant Hans Philipp (31 Mar 1943 - 8 Oct 1943)
Major Hermann Graf (8 Oct 1943 - 10 Nov 1943)
Oberst Walter Oesau (10 Nov 1943 - 11 May 1944)
Major Heinz Bär (11 May 1944 - 20 May 1944)
Oberst Herbert Ihlefeld (20 May 1944 - 8 May 1945)

Notable members

Dr. Erich Mix (scored three victories in WW1 and eight more during WW2)

Heinz Klöpper of 7./JG1 after his crash with his Bf 109G-6 on 13 November 43 at Kamper-Nieuwstadt
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(Courtesy of John M.Campbell)

Sources used

Research by Gareth Collins

Reference material on this unit

Franz Kurowski - Oberstleutnant Heinz Bär: Als Jagdflieger an allen Fronten
Eric Mombeek - Defenders of the Reich (3 vol)
Marek J. Murawski - JG 1 "Oesau" 1944-1945
Jochen Prien & Peter Rodeike - Jagdgeschwader 1 und 11 (3 vol)

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