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Commanders

Major Martin Mettig (1 Feb 1940 - 25 Aug 1940)
Oberstleutnant Hannes Trautloft (25 Aug 1940 - 5 July 1943)
Major Hubertus von Bonin (5 July 1943 - 15 Dec 1943)
Oberstleutnant Anton Mader (15 Dec 1943 - ? Sep 1944)
Oberst Dieter Hrabak (? Sep 1944 - 8 May 1945)

Unit Victories

Stab JG 54 165
I./JG 54 3564
II./JG 54 3621
III./JG 54 1500
IV./JG 54 550
Erg./JG 54 51

Notable members

Gordon Gollob (The first fighter ace to achive 150 victories, holder of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds)
Walter Nowotny (The first fighter ace to achive 250 victories, holder of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds)

Pre-flight check of a Bf109 of JG54
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(Courtesy of John M. Campbell)

Hans "Assi" Hahn entering his Me109 of II./JG 54
me109-ii-jg54
(Courtesy of John M. Campbell)

Focke Wulf Fw 190 of JG54 on patrol
fockewulf190-patrol
(Courtesy of David Vercruysse)

Bf109 formerly of II./JG 54 (right emblem) and currently of III./JG 77 (left emblem)
bf109-jg77-jg54
(Courtesy of George Williams)

Sources used

Research by Gareth Collins
John Weal - Jagdgeschwader 54 Grünherz

Reference material on this unit

Hans-Ekkehard Bob - Jagdgeschwader 54: Grünherzjäger
Franz Kurowski - Oberleutnant Otto Kittel: Der erfolgreichste Jagdflieger des Jagdgeschwaders 54
Axel Urbanke - Green Hearts: First into combat with the Dora 9
John Weal - Jagdgeschwader 54 Grünherz

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