The Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 was formed in November 1939 from Lehrgeschwader 2 and was redesignated Schlachtgeschwader 1 in October 1943.

Commanders

Oberstleutnant Eberhard Baier (18 Nov 1939 - 21 June 1940)
Oberstleutnant Walter Hagen (21 June 1940 - 15 Mar 1943)
Oberstleutnant Gustav Pressler (15 Mar 1943 - 18 Oct 1943)

Generaloberst Erhard Milch visiting Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 in Trondheim Norway April 1940
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Sources used

Research by Gareth Collins

Reference material on this unit

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