Flak-Regiment 38

Stab/Flak-Regiment 38 (mot.):

Kommandeure:

  • Obstlt Otto Dimmel, 1 Aug 1938 - Sep 1939
  • Obstlt Paul Pavel, Sep 1939 - 8 Oct 1939
  • Oberst Erwin Maifarth, 25 Sep 1943 - 25 Oct 1944
  • Oberst Hans Roth, 26 Oct 1944 - 8 May 1945

Formed 1 Aug 1938 in Linz as Stab/Flak-Regiment Linz, and from 1 Nov 1938 as Stab/Flak-Regiment 38.

On 8 Oct 1939 redesignated

Reformed 25 Sep 1943 in Greece.

Service:

  • Aug 1938 - Aug 1939 under Luftgaukommando XVII
  • Sep 1939 as Flakgruppe Oppeln
  • Oct 1939 in the Giessen-Kassel area (Luftgau XII)
  • Sep 1943 in Greece under
  • 1 Nov 1943 not listed
  • 1 Jan 1944 under with s.546 (v), s.549 (v), s.550 (v), s.566 (v), s.638 (v), Lsp. 1./110 (v), le. 2./865 (v), Flak-Bttr.zbV 3809 and 3810
  • 1 Feb 1944 under with s.546 (v), s.549 (v), s.550 (v), s.566 (v), s.638 (v), Lsp. 1./110 (v), le. 2./865 (v), Flak-Bttr.zbV 3809 and 3810
  • 1 Mar 1944 in Belgrade(?) under with gem. I./, s.545 (v), s.546 (v), s.549 (v), s.550 (v), s.566 (v), s.638 (v), le. 3./885 (v), le. 2./865 (v), Lsp. 1./110 (v), Flak-Bttr.zbV 3809 and 3810
  • 1 Apr 1944 under with s.545 (v), s.546 (v), s.549 (v), s.566 (v), s.638 (v), le. 3./885 (v), le. 2./865 (v), le.777 (v), gem. II./, gem.706 (v) and Lsp. 1./110 (v)
  • 1 May 1944 under with s.545 (v), s.546 (v), s.549 (v), s.566 (v), s.638 (v), le. 3./885 (v), le. 2./865 (v), le.777 (v), gem. II./, gem.706 (v), Lsp. 1./110 (v), 24. bulg.Flakabt. and 26. bulg.Flakabt.
  • 1 Jun 1944 under with s.545 (v), s.546 (v), s.549 (v), s.566 (v), s.638 (v), le. 3.-4./885 (v), le. 2.-3./865 (v), le.777 (v), le. 5./754 (v), gem. II./, gem. I./, gem.706 (v), Lsp. 1./110 (v), 24. bulg.Flakabt., 26. bulg.Flakabt. and le.913 (v)
  • 1 Jul 1944 under with s.545 (v), s.546 (v), s.549 (v), s.566 (v), s.638 (v), le. 2.-3./865 (v), le.777 (v), le. 1./754 (v), gem. II./, gem.706 (v), gem. 4.-5./172 (v) [Kroat.], Lsp. 1./110 (v), 21. bulg.Flakabt., 24. bulg.Flakabt., 26. bulg.Flakabt. and le.913 (v)
  • 1 Aug 1944 under with s.545 (v), gem. II./, gem. 4.-5./172 (v) [Kroat.], s.546 (v), s.549 (v), s.638 (v), gem.566 (v), gem.706 (v), le.754 (v), le.777 (v), 21. bulg.Flakabt., 24. bulg.Flakabt., 26. bulg.Flakabt., le.865 (ETr.), Lsp. 1./110 (v), le.913 (v), gem. I./, Flak-Transport-Bttr. 41./III and 12./XII
  • 1 Sep 1944 under with gem. I./, gem. II./, Lsp. 1./110 (v), gem. 5./475 (v), gem.544 (v), s.545 (v), s.546 (v), s.549 (v), gem.566 (v), gem.638 (v), gem.706 (v), le.754 (v), le. 6./829 (v), le. 4./891 (v), le.777 (v), le.865 (ETr.), le. 2./866 (ETr.), le.913 (v) and 11 le.Alarm-Flak-Bttr. (1./XVII, 11./XVII, 15./XVII, 18./XVII, 24./XVII, 28 - 31./XVII, 35./XVII, 56./XVII)
  • 1 Oct 1944 under with gem. I./, gem. II./, Lsp. 1./110 (v), gem. 5./475 (v), s.549 (v), gem.566 (v), s.638 (v), gem.706 (v), le.754 (v), le.777 (v), le.865 (ETr.) and le. 2./866 (ETr.), le.913 (v), 10 le.Alarm-Flak-Bttr. (1./XVII, 11./XVII, 15./XVII, 18./XVII, 24./XVII, 28 - 31./XVII, 35./XVII)
  • Oct 1944 in Belgrade
  • 1 Nov 1944 under with gem. I./ and 1./le.913 (v); gem. II./ and 2./le.777 (v); Lsp. 1./110 (v); s.545 (v); gem.550 (v); le.754 (v), 4./le.777 (v), 2./le.913 (v); Stab, 1., 3./le.777 (v); Stab, 3.-4./le.913 (v); 9 le.Alarm-Flak-Bttr. (1./XVII, 11./XVII, 15./XVII, 18./XVII, 24./XVII, 28 - 31./XVII)
  • 1 Dec 1944 under with gem. I./ and 1./le.913 (v); gem. II./ and 2./le.777 (v); Lsp. 1./110 (v); s.545 (v); gem.550 (v); Stab, 1., 3./le.754 (v), 4./le.777 (v), 2./le.913 (v); Stab, 1., 3./le.777 (v); Stab, 3.-4./le.913 (v); 9 le.Alarm-Flak-Bttr. (1./XVII, 11./XVII, 15./XVII, 18./XVII, 24./XVII, 28 - 31./XVII)
  • 1944/45 in Hungary,

I./Flak-Regiment 38 (gem. mot.):

Formed 1 Aug 1938 in Linz as Flak-Abteilung Linz, and from 1 Nov 1938 as I./Flak-Regiment 38. Initially with:

Stab, Stabsbttr. and 1. - 3. (s) Bttr. in Linz
4. (le) and 5. (Sw) Bttr. in Kitzingen (from I./ later moved to Linz)

Service:

II./Flak-Regiment 38 (gem. mot.):

Formed 1 Aug 1938 in Steyr as Flak-Abteilung Steyr, and from 1 Nov 1938 as II./Flak-Regiment 38. Initially with:

Stab, Stabsbttr. and 1. - 3. (s) Bttr. in Steyr
4. (le) in Dessau (from II./ later moved to Steyr)
5. (Sw) in München (from I./ later moved to Steyr)

1. - 5./Steyr became 6. - 10./38 on 1 Nov 1938.

In 1942(?) a new 7. and 8./38 was formed from 3. and 4./173.

Service:

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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