4. Jagddivision (1st)
4. Jagddivision (lst Formation)
(FpN: L 49107)
Gen.Maj. Joachim-Friedrich Huth (1 Oct 42 - 15 Sep 43)
Formation and History. (Oct 42 - Sep 43)
Formed 1 October 1942 at Döberitz near Berlin (ex~Stab/Jagdfliegerführer Mitteldeutschland), although there is some indication that its designation might have been in use a month before this. Controlled night fighter defenses in northern Germany under XII. Fliegerkorps. Stab remained at Döberitz until it was renamed Stab/1. Jagddivision on 15 September 1943.
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- G.Tessin- Verbände und Truppen der Deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS 1939-1945. Teil 14: Die Luftstreitkräfte; F.Golücke-Schweinfurt und der strategische Luftkrieg 1943:110; PRO London: AIR 40 Air Ministry intelligence reports and lists based on ULTRA, “Y” Service intercepts, captured documents and PoW interrogations.