On the 11th, Jafü Süd reported on the "composition of Jagdgruppe 200, set up on 6/6 — as at 11/6":
Total Bf 109 crews ready: 41
Fw 190 crews: 20 (including all instructors)
The Jafü added that a transfer order had been received “in an illegible condition”; he asked who was transferring and where they were to go. To muddy the waters further, his IB (Quartermaster) turned in the following, rather different strength return:
On 12 June, II. Jagdkorps issued Order No. 2050 — part of which apparently dealt with the disbandment of JGr. 200 — only to cancel it in Order No. 2051: the 15 Bf 109s in question (all with drop tanks) were now to be sent to Champfleury. This was the current home of IV./JG 27 and lay 32 km. south of Vertus. Whatever may have come of this, next day JGr. 200’s strength was reported as 44 (37) Bf 109s and 39 (34) crews. The morning of the 12th again brought patrol activity over the Rhône Estuary and there were uneventful morning and afternoon patrols on 14 June as well.
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