Luftnachrichten-Regiment 51



Formed 4.43 in Courthezon [for a short time known as Luftnachrichten-Abteilung 51].

Disbanded 10.44.

I. Abteilung:

Formed 4.43 in Courthezon.

4. Telegrafen-Bau-Kompanie was formed 3.44 in Cheateauneuf-du-Pape(?).

The entire Abteilung was disbanded 10.44.

II. Abteilung:

Formed 4.43 in Cheateauneuf-du-Pape(?). Moved to Aix in 1.44.

9. Flugmelde-Leit-Kompanie was formed 3.44 in Toulon (Stellung "Truthahn") from 4./Luftnachrichten-Regiment 51.

The entire Abteilung was disbanded 10.44, except 5. and 7./Luftnachrichten-Regiment 51 which operated under Stab/Luftnachrichten-Regiment 52 until 1.45.

In 1.44 the regiment was enlarged to cover a much larger area, and the following units were attached from Luftnachrichten-Regiment 213:

It is possible that a III. Abteilung also was formed, but this is uncertain.

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