German Flak

22. Flak-Brigade

Kommandeure:

  • GenLt Rainer Stahel, 21 May 1943 - 5 Jun 1943
  • Oberst Alexander Nieper, 1 Jul 1943 - 30 Sep 1943
  • Oberst Max Muller, 1 Oct 1943 - Apr 1945

Ia:

  • Hptm Paul Ritter, ? - Apr 1945

Formed 21 May 1943 in Calabria to protect the Messina strait. Later attached to the 10th Armee (East Rome, Anzio/Nettuno).

Organisation 1 Aug 1943:

  • Flakuntergruppe Messina (Stab/s.Flak-Abteilung 281) with 14 batteries (incl. 1 searchlight)
  • Flakuntergruppe Reggio-San Giovanni (Stab/s.Flak-Abteilung 182(?)) with 17 batteries (incl. 1 searchlight)

Organisation 1 Nov 1943:

and joined the brigade in Dec 1943.

Organisation 1 Mar 1944:

Gave up its regiments in Mar 1944, and was temporarily withdrawn from service. New organisation 1 May 1944:

left the brigade in May 1944, and was replaced by ; returned Jun 1944, and went back to the

Jun 1944 at Meserato-Florenz, and later at Bologna-Casaleccio.

Organisation 1 Aug 1944:

left the brigade in Aug 1944, and was replaced by , the latter leaving again in Sep 1944.

Organisation 1 Nov 1944:

Ended the war in Italy.

Subordinated to from Oct 1943 General der Flakartillerie Süd, from Apr 1944 and from Sep 1944

This webpage was updated 30th May 2022