Kommandierende General der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Italien
Chef des Stabes:
Formed 10 Jun 1940 in Rome as General der Deutschen Luftwaffe beim Oberkommando der Konig. Ital. Luftwaffe (ITALUFT), from Luftwaffenattaché Rom. Initially performed the duties of a Feldluftgaustab, but took control of all flying units in Italy on 15 Jun 1941, when X. Fliegerkorps moved to Greece, until II. Fliegerkorps arrived on 1 Dec 1941.
In Jul 1944 replaced Fliegerführer 2, and was redesignated General der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Mittelitalien. On 6 Sep 1944 took over all duties from Luftflotte 2, and was redesignated Kommandierende General der Deutschen Luftwaffe in Italien. The Stab was enlarged by absorbing 2. Flieger-Division and Feldluftgau XXVIII.
|Airfields and Air Base Locations|
|Jun 1940 - 13 May 1944||Rome|
|13 May 1944 - 13 Jun 1944||Torre Gaia|
|13 Jun 1944 - 27 Jun 1944||Vignano|
|27 Jun 1944 - 28 Jul 1944||Bagno a. Ripoli|
|28 Jul 1944 - 6 Sep 1944||Casalecchio|
|6 Sep 1944 - 18 Sep 1944||Soragna|
|19 Sep 1944 - Mar 1945||Malcesine|
|Apr 1945 - May 1945||Melvano|
Controlled the following units during the war:
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