Luftnachrichten-Versuchs-Regiment

Kommandeure:

  • Oberst Martin Nitzsche, Apr 1938(?) - 2 Sep 1940
  • ?
  • Oberst Ernst Loewe, ? - Nov 1944
  • Oberst Gerhard Wendte, Nov 1944 - Mar 1945
  • Maj Hans Späth, 19 Mar 1945 - 8 May 1945

Formed 1 Apr 1938 in Kothen from with:

  • Stab/Ln.Lehr-Vers.Rgt.
    • Stab I./Ln.Lehr-Vers.Rgt.
      • 1. Ln.Funk-Schul- und Versuchs-Kompanie
      • 2. Ln.Funkpeil- und Funkhorch-Schul- und Versuchs-Kompanie
      • 3. Ln.Fernsprech-Schul- und Versuchs-Kompanie
    • Stab II./Ln.Lehr-Vers.Rgt.
      • 1. Fliegerkompanie
      • 2. Fliegerkompanie

By Mar 1939 the two Fliegerkompanien had been organised as follows (would become on 26 Aug 1939):

1. Fliegerkompanie with 1. Versuchsstaffel, 2. X-Verfahren-Staffel, 3. Y-Verfahren-Staffel
2. Fliegerkompanie (Nachrichtengerät-Versuchsgruppe)

Known as Luftnachrichten-Lehr-und-Versuchs-Regiment until 26 Aug 1939.

Reorganised 26 Aug 1939:

  • Stab/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Stab I./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 1./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment [Ln.Funk-Versuchs-Kompanie]
      • 3./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment [Flugmelde-Versuchs-Kompanie]
    • Stab II./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 4./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment [Versuchs-Fliegerkompanie]

In Feb 1940 again reorganised:

  • Stab/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Stab I./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 1./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment [Ln.Funk-Versuchs-Kompanie]
      • 2./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment from [Ln.Funkpeil- und Funkhorch-Versuchs-Kompanie]
      • 3./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment [Flugmelde-Versuchs-Kompanie]
    • Stab II./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 4./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment [Versuchs-Fliegerkompanie]
      • 5./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment from
      • 6./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment from 3./Ln.Abt.100 [Bodenkompanie fur X-Verfahren]

In late 1940 7./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed, while 1./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became

In Apr 1941:

Stab I./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became ; reformed
Stab III./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed
2./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became 4./Ln.Betriebs-Abt.zbV 14; reformed
16./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed

Several changes took place in late 1941:

IV./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed
1./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was reformed from 6./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
2./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became 14./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment; reformed
3./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became 15./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
4./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became 6./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
5./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became ; reformed
6./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was reformed from 4./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment (see above)
7./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became 3./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment (see above); reformed
10./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed
11./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed
12./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed from
14./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed from 2./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment (see above)
15./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed from 3./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment (see above)
Gefechts-Kompanie/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed

Organisation 1 Feb 1942:

  • Stab/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Gefechts-Kompanie/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Stab I./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 1./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 2./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 3./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Stab II./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 5./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 6./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 7./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Stab III./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 10./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 11./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 12./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Stab IV./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 14./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 15./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 16./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment

In Jun 1942 3./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became 3./Ln.Abt.KG100, while 25./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed in early 1943.

12./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was disbanded in mid-1943, while 5./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became

Several changes took place in late 1944:

III./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became Stab/Ln.Richtverbindungs-Betriebs-Abt.11
2./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became 1./Ln.Richtverbindungs-Betriebs-Abt.11
9./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed from 16./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
11./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became Ln.Verbindungs-Kompanie zbV 1
14./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was disbanded
25/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment became 26/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
Ln.Sonderbau-Kompanie/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment was formed

From Dec 1944 known as Luftnachrichten-Lehr- und Versuchs-Regiment, now with:

  • Stab/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Gefechts-Kompanie/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Ln.Sonderbau-Kompanie/Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Stab I./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 1./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Stab II./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 6./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 7./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • Stab IV./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 9./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 10./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
      • 15./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment
    • 26./Ln.Versuchs-Regiment

Service:

  • 1939/45 in Kothen under ObdL
  • Sep 1939 3./Ln.Versuchs-Rgt. supporting (stationed between Oels and Rosenberg)
  • Oct 1939 3./Ln.Versuchs-Rgt. set up the first Freya on Wangerooge

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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