schwere Flak-Abteilung 121 (o)

Formed 26.8.39 in Berlin-Lankwitz from parts of I./Flak-Regiment 12, with 1. - 5. Batterien (1. - 3. schwere and 4. - 5. leichte). Until 7.42 known as Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 121, and until mid-1943 as gem.Flak-Abt. 121.

In 12.42 5./gem.121 became 2./717.

Stab/gem.121 became Stab/214 in 9.43, and 2. - 4./gem.121 was disbanded 4.43. The Abteilung was reorganised/reformed as a schwere Flak-Abt. in 12.43:

Stab/s.121 from 1./gem.121
1./s.121 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 5533
2./s.121 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 5534
3./s.121 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 5535 (RAD)
4./s.121 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 5536
5./s.121 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 5537
6./s.121 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 5538
7./s.121 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 5572 (from 10.44)
8./s.121 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 5573 (from 10.44)
9./s.121 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 10278 (RAD) (from 10.44)

Service:

* according to one source, reported in Italy in late 1942

Fieldpost numbers: Stab (15718; from 12.43: 08649), 1. Batterie (08649; from 12.43: 53138), 2. Batterie (00554; from 12.43: 55577), 3. Batterie (29276; from 12.43: 52114), 4. Batterie (06449; from 12.43: 54829), 5. Batterie (29048; from 12.43: 53254), 6. Batterie (55664), 7. Batterie (50651), 8. Batterie (52391), 9. Batterie (62514)


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