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In the present day Luftwaffe, the honour title Boelcke lives on with Jagdbombergeschwader 31 Boelcke.

Commanders

Oberst Hans Behrendt (1 Sep 1939 - ? Nov 1939)
Generalmajor Richard Putzier (? Nov 1939 - ? Dec 1939)
Oberst Hans Behrendt (? Dec 1939 - 22 June 1940)
Oberstleutnant Bernhard Georgi (22 June 1940 - 25 July 1940)
Oberst Gerhard Conrad (25 July 1940 - 6 Oct 1940)
Major Gerhard Ulbricht (6 Oct 1940 - ? Dec 1941)
Oberst Hans-Henning Freiherr von Beust (? Jan 1942 - ? Nov 1943)
Major Rudi Kiel (? Nov 1943 - 8 May 1945)

Insignia

The "Geschwader Boelke" cuff title was authorized for this unit on 18 April 1935.
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Sources used

Research by Gareth Collins
Gordon Williamson & Thomas McGuirl - German military cuffbands 1784-present

Reference material on this unit

Walter Waiss - Chronik Kampfgeschwader Nr. 27 Boelcke
Walter Waiss - Kampfgeschwader 27

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