- Published: 05 April 2012 05 April 2012
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
CommandersOberstleutnant Karl Hülshoff (1 Nov 1941 - 31 Dec 1943)
Major Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1 Jan 1944 - 21 Jan 1944)
Oberst Günther Radusch (4 Feb 1944 - 11 Nov 1944)
Major Paul Semrau (12 Nov 1944 - 8 Feb 1945)
Oberstleutnant Wolfgang Thimmig (8 Feb 1945 - 5 May 1945)
Notable membersHelmut Lent (The first night fighter ace to achieve 100 victories, holder of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds, the Bundeswehr barracks Lent-Kaserne in Rotenburg was named in his honour in 1964)
Prince Heinrich of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn (Major, 83 night victories)
Sources usedResearch by Gareth Collins
Reference material on this unitClaire Rose Knott - Princes of darkness: Luftwaffe night figer aces Heinrich zu Sayn-Wittgenstein and Egmont zur Lippe-Weissenfeld
Marek J. Murawski - I./NJG 2
Heinz Rökkers - Chronik I. Gruppe Nachtjagdgeschwader 2, I./NJG 2
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