German Flak

10. Flak-Division

Kommandeure:

  • GenLt Johann Seifert, 1 Sep 1941 - 26 Jun 1943
  • GenMaj Franz Engel, 26 Jun 1943 - 3 Feb 1945
  • Oberst Oskar Vorbrugg, 3 Feb 1945 - 10 Feb 1945
  • GenMaj Franz Engel, 10 Feb 1945 - 8 Feb 1945

Ia:

  • Hptm Herbert Heinze, 1942 - May 1942
  • Maj Erwin Wicker, ? - Feb 1943(?)
  • Hptm Kurt Gerhardt, ? - Jul 1944
  • Hptm Werner C÷lln, 26 Jul 1944 - May 1945

Formed 1 Sep 1941 in Ploesti from with:

In March 1942 moved to Southern Russia, to support operations in the Crimea, but on May 1942 moved to Kursk, now attached to the 2nd Armee, with:

1942/43 operations at Kursk and the Don river.

Organisation 1 Nov 1943:

joined the division in Jan 1944; left the division in Mar 1944, while joined the division during the same month.

and left again in May 1944 (both returned in Aug 1944), while joined the division.

left again in Jun 1944, while joined the division (left again Jul 1944, but returned Aug 1944).

and left the division Aug 1944, while joined the division.

Organisation 1 Sep 1944:

left for the in Sep 1944, while returned during the same month, but left again in Nov 1944.

1943/44 operations in South Russia, Galizien (Lemberg and Cracow), Mar 1945 in Lauban area, Apr 1945 attached to the 17th Armee at Troppau, and ended the war in Koniginhof. 1 Mar 1945 moving to SW Lauban, under

Subordinated to and from May 1942 to May 1945 under except 8 Aug 1942 - Feb 1943 under

Strength Jun 1944 - Feb 1945:

Dates Heavy
Flakbatteries
Light/medium
Flakbatteries
Searchlight
batteries
8 Jun 1944 29 36 4
23 Jul 1944 40 (1) 35 (1) 4
23 Aug 1944 38 (5) 32 (1) 4
23 Sep 1944 25 25 (1) 4
23 Oct 1944 25 28 (1) 4
8 Feb 1945 45 29 none, but had one
Luftsperr-batterie

numbers in brackets = incl. Alarm-batteries

This webpage was updated 30th May 2022