Fliegerführer Afrika

Fliegerführer:

  • Gen Stefan Fröhlich*, 24 Feb 1941 - 10 Apr 1942
  • GenMaj Theo Osterkamp (acting), Apr 1942 - Apr 1942
  • Gen Otto Hoffmann von Waldau, 12 Apr 1942 - 30 Aug 1942
  • Gen Hans Seidemann, 30 Aug 1942 - 31 Jan 1943
  • GenMaj Walter Hagen, 1 Feb 1943 - Feb 1943

* ObLt Martin Harlinghausen had acted as Fliegerführer Afrika from Jan 1941 to 20 Feb 1941, but without any Stab.

The Stab was formed on 24 Feb 1941, in Luftgau VII, for Africa. On Feb 1943 redesignated

HQ at:

Arco dei Fileni, ? - 26 Jan 1942
Agedabia, 27 Jan 1942 - 31 Jan 1942
Benghasi, 1 Feb 1942 - 6 Feb 1942
Derna, 7 Feb 1942 - 22 Jun 1942
Menastir, 22 Jun 1942 - 26 Jun 1942
Sidi Barrani, 25 Jun 1942 - 29 Jun 1942
Fuka, 30 Jun 1942 - 5 Nov 1942
Arco dei Fileni, 19 Nov 1942 - 13 Dec 1942
Sirte, 14 Dec 1942 - 19 Dec 1942
Misurata, 20 Dec 1942 - 16 Jan 1943
Ben Gardane, 21 Jan 1943 - 31 Jan 1943
Gabes, 1 Feb 1942 - Feb 1943

Subordinated to:

Airfields and Air Base Locations

Feb 1941 - Dec 1941
Dec 1941 - Feb 1943

Units:

  • Stabs-Staffel/Fl.Fu.Afrika, Oct 1941 - ?
  • Kurierstaffel/Fl.Fu.Afrika, Oct 1941 - ?
  • Flugbereitschaft/Fl.Fu.Afrika, Feb 1941 - Feb 1943

The following aircraft was used by Stab/Fl.Fu.Afrika: Bf 108, Bf 110, C.445, Do 17, Fh 104, Fi 156 and Ju 88

 

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