gemischte Flak-Abteilung 286 (v)

Formed 6.42 in Luftgau XVII as schwere Flak-Abteilung 286 with 1. - 4. Batterien.

4./s.286 was disbanded in late 1942, but was reformed from 1./806 during the reorganisation to a gemischte Abt.

Reorganised as a gemischte Abteilung in 8.44, when two leichte Batterien was formed:

5./gem.286 from 2./777
6./gem.286 from 3./777


* part of unit may have been temporarily in Africa, as losses are recorded at Muktari (6.42 and 8.42)

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