Flak-Regiment 42

Stab/Flak-Regiment 42 (mot.):

Kommandeure:

  • Oberst Adolf Gerlach, 23 Apr 1941 - 2 Sep 1941
  • Obstlt Horst Schroeder, Oct 1941 - Dec 1941(?)
  • Oberst Herbert Keilhold, Dec 1941(?) - May 1942
  • Obstlt Herbert Scheunemann, May 1942 - 7 Nov 1942
  • Oberst Dr. Hermann Rudhart, 7 Nov 1942 - 11 Feb 1943
  • Oberst Wilhelm van Koolwijk, 11 Feb 1943 - 28 Mar 1943
  • Oberst Oskar Schöttl, 28 Mar 1943 - 14 Oct 1943
  • Oberst Kurt-Julius Nabakowski, 15 Oct 1943 - Nov 1944
  • Obstlt Minkmeier, Nov 1944 - May 1945

Formed Apr 1941 in

Service:

  • Jun 1941 Koluft 17th Armee (Heeresgruppe Süd) with I./ II./ and
  • May 1942 under with I./ le.86 and le.89
  • May 1943 on Crimea ( with I./ 164, le.86 and le.89
  • 1 Nov 1943 under with s.293 (v), s.702 (v), le.739 (v), le.878 (v), gem.164 (v), gem.297 (v), Sw.190 (v), Sw. 2./979 (v)(?), Sw. Stab zbV 733 and Flak-Gast 3/VI
  • 1 Jan 1944 under with s.257 (v), s.293 (v), s.702 (v), le.86 (v), le.739 (v), le.878 (v), gem.164 (v), gem.297 (v), Sw.440 (v) and Sw. 3.-4./913 (v)
  • 1 Feb 1944 under with s.257 (v), s.293 (v), s.702 (v), le.86 (v), le.739 (v), le.878 (v), gem.164 (v), gem.297 (v), Sw.190 (v), Sw.440 (v) and Sw. 3.-4./913 (v)
  • 1 Mar 1944 under with s.257 (v), s.293 (v), s.702 (v), le.86 (v), le.739 (v), le.878 (v), gem.164 (v), gem.297 (v), Sw.190 (v), Sw.440 (v) and le.913 (v)
  • 1 Apr 1944 under with s.257 (v), s.293 (v), s.702 (v), le.86 (v), le.739 (v), le.878 (v), gem.164 (v), gem.297 (v), Sw.190 (v), Sw.440 (v), le. 3./982 (E), s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 3601, s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 3602 and s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 3652
  • 1 May 1944 under with no units attached
  • May 1944 in Sevastopol
  • 1 Jun 1944 in under with gem.257 (v), gem.293 (v), gem.505 (v) and le.86 (mot.)
  • 1 Jul 1944 in under with gem.257 (v), gem.293 (v), gem.505 (v) and le.86 (mot.)
  • 1 Aug 1944 in under with le.86 (Sf), gem.164 (v), gem.257 (v) and gem.191 (v)
  • 1 Sep 1944 in under with le.86 (mot.), gem.164 (v), gem.191 (v) and gem.257 (v)
  • Jul 1944 in Schlesien (Auffrischung)
  • Sep 1944 in Saarpfalz, (
  • 1 Oct 1944 under with gem. I./42 (mot.), gem. II./42 (mot.), gem. III./42 (mot.) and 3./le.86 (Sf)
  • 1 Nov 1944 under with gem. I./42 (mot.), gem. II./42 (mot.), gem. III./42 (mot.) and le.86 (Sf)
  • 1 Dec 1944 under with gem. I./42 (mot.), gem. II./42 (mot.), le.86 (Sf) and Stab, 1.-3., 5.-6./gem.417 (v)

I./Flak-Regiment 42 (Sf):

Formed Apr 1941(?) in Berlin-Lankwitz with 1. - 3. Batterien, from Stab, 2. and 3./ Was formed as a 'Niederflur-Abt.' d. h. Versuchsabteilung fur 8,8cm Flak (Sf). In 1943 increased to 4 batteries.

In Aug 1944 redesignated I./ (Sf).

Reformed Sep 1944 in Luftgau XIV, as I./Flak-Regiment 42 (mot.).

Service:

II./Flak-Regiment 42 (mot.):

Formed Sep 1944 in Luftgau XIV.

Service:

III./Flak-Regiment 42 (mot.):

Formed Sep 1944 in Luftgau XIV.

(?)In late 1944 the Stab was disbanded, and was reformed from Stab/(?)

Service:

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