Luftnachrichten-Regiment 10

Kommandeure:

  • Oberst Paul-Bernhard Schneider, 10 Mar 1940 - 1941
  • Obstlt Gerhard Wendte, 1941 - 15 Apr 1941
  • Oberst Johannes Schleich, 15 Apr 1941 - 16 Oct 1941
  • Oberst Friedrich Hörseljau, 17 Oct 1941 - May 1945

Formed 10 Mar 1940 in Berlin from Stab/Luftnachrichten-Regiment Schneider* for ObdL with:

  • Stab/10 from Stab/ with:
    • Kraftwagen-Werkstatt-Zug new**
    • Stab I./10 (Feldfernkabelbau) from Stab I./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 1 with:
      • 1./10 from 4./
      • 2./10 from 21./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 2
      • 3./10 from 21./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 1
      • Gerätekolonne new
      • Transportkolonne new (disbanded Feb 1944)
    • Stab II./10 (Telegrafenbau) from Stab II./ with:
    • Stab III./10 (Telegrafenbau) from Stab IV./Luftnachrichten-Regiment Löwe with:
      • 7./10 from 5./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 4
      • 8./10 from 6./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 4
      • 9./10 from 5./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 17
      • Gerätekolonne from Gerätekolonne I./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 4
      • Transportkolonne new (disbanded Jun 1944)

      Service:

      • May 1940 operated under ObdL and
      • 12 May 1940 at Arlon
      • 6 Jun 1940 at Mairdy la Gerche, under
      • Apr 1941 III./10 left France for Ostpreussen, with the rest of the Regiment following in May 1941
      • Initially attached to but from late May 1941
      • 22 Jun 1941 at Insterburg-Ebenrode, would operate in the area behind the 16th Armee
      • 1 Jul 1941 reached Dunaburg (Daugavpils), 10.7 at Ostrow, later Staraja-Russa
      • 28 Jul 1941 - 26 Sep 1941 attached to ; after 26 Sep 1941 again
      • 8 Dec 1941 most of the unit moved to Bromberg (rest/refit), and would later move to France
      • 1942/44 probably in France
      • mid-1944 under
      • 1 Dec 1944 in Bad Wildungen (Stab), with I. Abt. in Weidenbruck, II. Abt. in Aarhus-Vejlby/Denmark, III. Abt. in Lohra/Lahn.
      • 28 Feb 1945 II./10 in Aarhus-Vejlby with 4. and 6. companies.

      * Luftnachrichten-Regiment Schneider was formed Oct 1939 as an ad-hoc Stab, to control various companies from other units (with I. and II. Abt; III. Abt. was formed later, in early Mar 1940).

      ** later (spring 1943) became independent as Kraftfahrzeug-Instandsetzung-Zug der Luftwaffe 19./III.

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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