Verbindungsstaffeln

      Overview:

      Formed Jun 1941 for communication/liaison duties between various Luftwaffe and Army headquarters.

      Due to heavy losses, most were disbanded in late 1941, and the entire service was reorganised in Apr 1942 - May 1942, and all Staffeln were reformed, and allocated the various HQs.

      Verbindungsstaffel 5

      Formed Jun 1941. Disbanded Oct 1941.

      Operated in Russia.

      Aircraft used: Fi 156 and He 111

      Verbindungsstaffel 6

      Formed Jun 1941. Disbanded Oct 1941.

      Operated in Russia.

      Aircraft used: Fh 104 and Fi 15

      VVerbindungsstaffel 500

      Formed Jul 1944 from Verbindungsstaffel 600. Disbanded Aug 1944.

      Operated in the Balkans

      Aircraft used: Fi 156

      Verbindungsstaffel 600

      Formed May 1944, but on Jul 1944 became Verbindungsstaffel 500.

      Operated in the Balkans

      Aircraft used: Fi 156

      Verbindungsstaffel/XI. Fliegerkorps

      Formed Jun 1944 from Transport Staffel/XI.Fliegerkorps.

      Disbanded Oct 1944.

      Verbindungsstaffel Reichsführer SS

      Formed Feb 1945 with Fw 200.

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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