German Flak

4. Flak-Division

Kommandeure:

  • Gen Gerhard Hoffmann, 1 Sep 1941 - 28 Feb 1942
  • GenLt Johannes Hintz, 5 Mar 1942 - 26 Feb 1944
  • GenLt Ludwig Schilffarth, 26 Feb 1944 - 31 Oct 1944
  • Oberst Max Hecht, 5 Nov 1944 - 18 Apr 1945

Ia:

  • Maj Friedrich Herzberg, 1 Sep 1941 - 14 Jan 1943
  • Maj Uwe Vogel, 1 Apr 1943 - Feb 1945
  • Maj Alfred Tuch, 12 Feb 1945 - 18 Apr 1945

Formed 1 Sep 1941 in Düsseldorf from with:

1941/42 moved to Ratingen, and Jun 1942 to Duisburg. Remained at Duisburg until the end.

Organisation 1 Nov 1943:

(Flakgruppe Wuppertal) joined the division in Mar 1944, but left again in Jun 1944; (Flakgruppe Munstter) joined the division in Jul 1944 but left again Aug 1944; (Eisb.) and (Flakgruppe Kassel) joined the division in Jul 1944.

Organisation 1 Sep 1944:

(Eisb.) left the division Oct 1944, while joined the division, but left again during Nov 1944.

Saw ground combat in 1945. Surrendered 18 Apr 1945 in the Ruhr-pocket.

Subordinated to and from 23 Feb 1945

This webpage was updated 30th May 2022