Formed Aug 1940 in Dinant from Stab/Flak-Brigade Veith*, and controlled Flak units in the Orleans-Nantes-Brest area. In Jan 1943 moved to Rennes. In Summer 1943 renamed 5. Flak-Brigade.
Organisation 1 Nov 1943:
Stab/Flak-Regiment 18 (mot.) left the brigade in Dec 1943.
Moved to Nimes in Feb 1944 (HQ later at Orange), now with (1 Mar 1944):
Aug 1944 withdrawn to Belfort and Strassburg.
Became 5. Flak-Brigade (ETr.) in Sep 1944 (controlling all railway AA units in the Reich) with (1 Oct 1944):
Organisation 1 Oct 1944:
Moved to Berlin in Oct 1944, now with (1 Nov 1944):
In Feb 1945 redesignated 30. Flak-Division.
|Aug 1940 - Mar 1941||II. Flakkorps|
|Mar 1941 - Sep 1941||Luftgau-Kommando Westfrankreich|
|Sep 1941 - Oct 1943||Stab/11. Flak-Division(?)|
|Oct 1943 - Feb 1944||Stab/13. Flak-Division|
|Feb 1944 - Aug 1944||Luftgau-Kommando Westfrankreich|
|Aug 1944 - Oct 1944||Luftgau-Kommando V|
|Oct 1944 - Feb 1945||Luftflotte Reich|
* Stab/Flak-Brigade Veith was formed Jun 1940 from Stab/Flugabwehrkommando Schwarzwald (Flak-Regiment 20), to control the Flak units used in the breach of the Maginot-line. After that transferred to Luftgau-Kommando Westfrankreich and became Stab/Flak-Brigade V.
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