German Flak

Flak-Brigade X

Kommandeure:

  • GenLt Walter von Hippel, 1 Apr 1941 - 30 Jun 1942
  • GenMaj Paul Pavel, 1 Jul 1942 - 25 Jun 1943
  • GenMaj Karl Schuchardt, 26 Jun 1943 - 18 Aug 1943
  • GenMaj Adolf Wolf, 25 Aug 1943 - 31 Jan 1944
  • GenMaj Günther Sachs, 1 Feb 1944 - 30 Sep 1944

Formed 1 Apr 1941 in Dortmund as Stab/Flak-Brigade z.b.V. (Stab/Flak-Brigade X from Jun 1941), to protect the Bochum-Munstterland area. Moved to Central Russia (Orel, Desna) in Feb 1943(?), to protect the rear area of Heeresgruppe Mitte. Became Stab/10. Flak-Brigade in mid-1943.

Organisation 1 Nov 1943:

Nov 1943 - Feb 1944 saw action at the frontline in Vitebsk, and from Feb 1944 again protected the rear area of Heeresgruppe Mitte (Brest and Baranovitschi).

Reorganised Feb 1944, now with (1 Mar 1944):

Reorganised again in Apr 1944, now with (1 May 1944):

left the brigade in Aug 1944, and was replaced by and .

Aug 1944 in the Warzaw area, and Sep 1944 to East Prussia (Lützen area, attached to the On 1 Oct 1944 redesignated

Subordinated to:

Apr 1941 - Feb 1943
Feb 1943 - May 1943(?)
May 1943(?) - Feb 1944
Feb 1944 - Apr 1944
Apr 1944 - Oct 1944

This webpage was updated 30th May 2022