Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 5

Kommandeure:

Ia:

Formed 10.42 in Groß-Born, Luftgau III, from Flieger-Regiment 16.

The division consisted of:

Each infantry-battalion consisted of 4 companies.

Transported by rail to the Crimea in November 1942. In the Summer 1943 the division was reorganised as follows:

Was not taken over by the Army on 1.11.43, due to heavy losses during the retreat from Melitopol, and was disbanded.

The division served under the following headquarters:


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