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Oberstleutnant Nordmann, Geschwaderkommodore of the Jagdgeschwader Mölders, April 1943

Geschwaderkommodore is a Luftwaffe position (not rank), originating during World War II. A Geschwaderkommodore is usually of Oberst (Colonel) rank. A Geschwaderkommodore will command a Geschwader (Wing), which in turn contains a number of Gruppen (Groups) commanded by a Gruppenkommandeur (Group Commander).

See also

Luftwaffe Organization

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