1. Flak-Division



Formed 1.9.41 in Berlin W15 from Luftverteidigungskommando 1. Main HQ was Berlin NW87 (Flakbunker Zoo) with:

Reorganised in 10.42(?) with:

Stab/Flak-Regiment 172 (Flakgruppe Berlin-Ost) was added in 2.43.

Organisation on 1.11.43:

Stab/Flak-Regiment 172 moved to Stettin in 6.44, and was never replaced; instead Flakgruppe West became Flakgruppe Ost.

Organisation on 1.8.44:

Stab/Flak-Regiment 72 (Eisb.) joined the division in 10.44.

Organisation on 1.12.44:

Saw ground combat in 4.45 during the defence of Berlin.

The division was subordinated to Luftgau-Kommando III, and from 4.45 II. Flakkorps.

* Sydow became POW on 2.5.45.

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