German Flak

15. Flak-Division

Kommandeure:

  • Gen Gerhard Hoffmann, 1 Mar 1942 - 9 Nov 1942
  • GenLt Eduard Muhr, 10 Nov 1942 - 15 Apr 1944
  • Oberst Hans Simon, 15 Apr 1944 - 29 Aug 1944
  • Oberst Ernst Jansa, 29 Aug 1944 - 9 Sep 1944
  • GenMaj Theodor Herbert, 9 Sep 1944 - 15 Jan 1945
  • Oberst T. Peters, 15 Jan 1945 - 19 Jan 1945
  • GenMaj Hans-Wilhelm Doering-Manteuffel, 20 Jan 1945 - 8 May 1945
  • Oberst Rittner (acting), 1945 - 1945

Ia:

  • Maj Kurt Bundt, 1942 - 1943
  • Maj Leopold Schaeben, 10 Jan 1944 - 1945

Formed 1 Mar 1942 in Ploesti from In May 1942 transferred to Southern Russia, HQ Mariupol, to support the 17th Armee. Later supported the 1st Panzer-Armee (from Oct 1942?) for operations in the Caucasus (HQ Maikop) with:

1943/44 operations in South Russia, and Bessarabia (Romania), supporting Heeresgruppe Südukraine, later Heeresgruppe Süd.

Organisation 1 Nov 1943:

joined the division in Dec 1943, while left in Jan 1944.

Organisation 1 Mar 1944:

left for the in Apr 1944, while joined the division in Jun 1944.

joined the division in Jul 1944.

Organisation 22 Aug 1944 (1 Sep 1944) in Northern Romania:

left the division in Nov 1944.

In Sep 1944 absorbed the remnants of the and withdrew into Hungary. Remained in Hungary until the end, and ended the war at Stuhlweissenburg.

Subordinated to from Sep 1944 and from Nov 1944

This webpage was updated 30th May 2022