23. Flak-Division



Formed 10.10.43 in Bobruisk from Stab/Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 22. Operated in the Baranovitschi-Minsk area, supporting the 9th Armee.

Organisation 1.1.44:

Reorganised 2.44, now with (1.3.44) (HQ Bobruisk):

Stab/Flak-Regiment 101 (mot.) left in 4.44, and was replaced by Stab/Flak-Regiment 80 (v).

Stab/Flak-Regiment 31 (v) and Stab/Flak-Regiment 23 (mot.) left in 8.44, and was replaced by Stab/Heimat-Flak-Abteilung 60./VIII.

Stab/Flak-Regiment 23 (mot.) and Stab/Flak-Regiment 10 (mot.) joined the division in 9.44; Stab/Flak-Regiment 23 (mot.) and Stab/Heimat-Flak-Abteilung 60./VIII left again in 10.44.

Summer 1944 in the Warzaw area (Radom-Posen).

Organisation 2.45 (HQ Bad Saarow; 1.3.45 at Bad Saarow under II. Flakkorps):

Organisation 26.4.45 (ground combat):

5.45 moved to Döberitz and surrendered after very heavy losses.

Subordinated to Luftflotte 6 and from 1.44 II. Flakkorps.

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