German Flak

Flak-Brigade XVI

Kommandeure:

  • GenMaj Fritz Grieshammer, 15 Dec 1942 - 31 Dec 1943
  • Obstlt Erich Rösner, 24 Oct 1944 - Apr 1945

Formed Sep 1942 in Wien (initially also known as Flak-Brigade Wien) with:

In Summer 1943 became 16. Flak-Brigade.

Orgnanisation 1 Nov 1943:

In Dec 1943 redesignated

Reformed 24 Oct 1944 in Goldap/East Prussia (as 16. Flak-Brigade) from initially to protect the Führer-HQ in Rastenburg (Flakgruppe Masuren). Mar 1945 in Danzig area, 6 Mar 1945 ordered to Munstter/Westfalen, Apr 1945 at Wittenberge/elbe

Organisation 1 Nov 1944 under (no Stab/Flak-Regiment attached):

  • 3. and 5./s.135 ; 4./s.145 (E); Stab, 1.-6./gem.161 (v); 2./s.217 ; Stab, 1.-6./gem.251 (v); 5./s.288 ; 4./s.313 ; 1./s.477 ; Stab/s.484 ; Stab, 5. and 8./s.533 ; 2.-4./s.571 ; 3./le.722 ; 2./s.807 ; s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 10430, 10431, 10911, 10912 and 10937
  • Luftnachrichten-Betriebs-Kompanie 176

Organisation 1 Dec 1944 under (no Stab/Flak-Regiment attached):

  • 3. and 5./s.135 ; Stab, 1.-6./gem.161 (v); 4.-5./s.173 ; s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 10430, 10431, 10911, 10912 and 10937; Stab/Heimat-Flak-Abteilung 21./I and 60./VIII
  • Luftnachrichten-Betriebs-Kompanie 176

Surrendered May 1945.

Subordinated to from Nov 1944 and from Apr 1945

This webpage was updated 11th October 2020