Luftnachrichten-Regiment 3 "Legion Condor"


Formed 1.7.38 in München with:

Reorganised in 1.4.39, now with (planned, not all were formed before the mobilization):

On 10.3.40:

Stab I./Ln.Rgt.3 became Stab II./Ln.Rgt.13; reformed
Stab II./Ln.Rgt.3 became Stab I./Ln.Rgt.13
1./Ln.Rgt.3 became 1./Ln.Abt.35; reformed from 2./Ln.Rgt.3
2./Ln.Rgt.3 became 1./Ln.Rgt.3
4./Ln.Rgt.3 became 4./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 3
5./Ln.Rgt.3 became 3./Ln.Rgt.13
6./Ln.Rgt.3 became 1./Ln.Rgt.13
7./Ln.Rgt.3 became 4./Ln.Rgt.13
8./Ln.Rgt.3 became 5./Ln.Rgt.13
11./Ln.Rgt.3 became 3./Ln.Abt.32; reformed from Flugsicherungszentrale Südwest
12./Ln.Rgt.3 became 3./Ln.Abt.35; reformed from 14./Ln.Rgt.3
14./Ln.Rgt.3 became 12./Ln.Rgt.3
Ger.Kol./Ln.Rgt.3 became Ger.Kol. II./Ln.Rgt.13

Several changes took place in 4.41:

1./Ln.Rgt.3 became 1./Ln.Rgt.32
8./Ln.Rgt.3 was reformed
Ger.Kol. I./Ln.Rgt.3 became Ger.Kol./Ln.Rgt.3
Ger.Kol. IV./Ln.Rgt.3 became Ger.Kol. I./Ln.Rgt.32

In late 1941:

2./Ln.Rgt.3 was formed from Fern.Ausb.Kompanie/Luftnachrichtenschule Halle
Horch-Leitstelle/Ln.Rgt.3 was formed
Horch-Betriebs-Stelle W23/Ln.Rgt.3 was formed
Horch-Betriebs-Stelle W33/Ln.Rgt.3 was formed

In mid-1942:

1./Ln.Rgt.3 reformed from 2./Ln.Rgt.3
2./Ln.Rgt.3 became 1./Ln.Rgt.3; reformed from parts of 3./Ln.Rgt.3
3./Ln.Rgt.3 became 4./Ln.Rgt.1
12./Ln.Rgt.3 became 3./Luftnachrichten-Flugsicherungs-Regiment West; reformed from 13./Ln.Rgt.3
13./Ln.Rgt.3 became 12./Ln.Rgt.3

In late 1942:

3./Ln.Rgt.3 was reformed
4./Ln.Rgt.3 was reformed
Horch-Leitstelle/Ln.Rgt.3 became 14./Ln.Rgt.3
15./Ln.Rgt.3 was reformed
Horch-Betriebs-Stelle W23/Ln.Rgt.3 became 16./Ln.Rgt.3
17./Ln.Rgt.3 was formed
Horch-Betriebs-Stelle W33/Ln.Rgt.3 became ?./Ln.Funkhorch-Regiment West

Organisation 1.7.43:

Several changes took place in late 1944:

Stab III./Ln.Rgt.3 became Stab II./Ln.Rgt.351
Stab IV./Ln.Rgt.3 was disbanded
2./Ln.Rgt.3 was disbanded
8./Ln.Rgt.3 became 12./Ln.Rgt.3
9./Ln.Rgt.3 became 10./Ln.Rgt.351
10./Ln.Rgt.3 became 12./Ln.Rgt.351
11./Ln.Rgt.3 was disbanded
12./Ln.Rgt.3 became 7./Ln.Rgt.351; reformed from 8./Ln.Rgt.3
13./Ln.Rgt.3 was reformed from 8./Ln.Rgt.35, but was disbanded shortly afterwards
14./Ln.Rgt.3 became 25./Ln.Rgt.351
15./Ln.Rgt.3 became 2./Ln.Abt.350
16./Ln.Rgt.3 became 9./Ln.Rgt.351
17./Ln.Rgt.3 was disbanded

Organisation 1.2.45:

A V.(Ersatz)/Luftnachrichten-Regiment 3 existed in München 1941 - 1942 (later to France as part of Luftnachrichten-Regiment 305).


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