Flak-Regiment 8

Stab/Flak-Regiment 8 (v):

Kommandeure:

Formed 15.11.38 in Wien-Stammersdorf from Stab/Flak-Regiment 25.

Service:

I./Flak-Regiment 8 (gem. mot.):

Formed 1.4.35 in Fürth from Flak-Abteilung 7 (Heer), with 1. - 5. Batterien. 1.4.35 - 1.11.35 used the cover designation Fahr-Abt. Fürth. On 15.11.38 redesignated I./Flak-Regiment 9.

Reformed 15.11.38 in Wien-Stammersdorf from Flak-Abteilung Wien. Destroyed 1.43 at Stalingrad.

Reformed 6.43 in Saloniki.

Service:

II./Flak-Regiment 8 (gem. mot.):

Formed 1.11.43 in Vitebsk from IV./Luftwaffen-Artillerie-Regiment 4, with 6. - 10. Batterien.

Disbanded 4.44, with Stab II./8 being absorbed by Stab/Flak-Regiment 23.

Service:

III./Flak-Regiment 8 (Sw. mot.):

Formed 15.11.38 in Baden, near Wien, from Flakscheinwerfer-Abteilung Wien, with 11. - 13. Batterien.

14./8 was formed in 1942.

In 8.43 redesignated Flakscheinwerfer-Abteilung 190.

Service:


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