Fliegerführer 1 (Luftflotte 1)

From Luftwaffedata Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Fliegerführer 1 (Luftflotte 1)

(FpN: L 54432)


Fliegerführer:

Gen.Maj. Heinz-Hellmuth von Wühlisch (18 Oct 41 - Mar 42)

Obstlt.i.G. Torsten Christ (Mar 42 - 1 Jan 43)

Oberst Walter Hagen, acting? (1 Jan 43 - 15 Jan 43)

Gen.Maj. Herbert Rieckhoff (16 Jan 43 - 15 Jun 43)


Formation. (Oct 41)

Formed on or about 18 October 1941 in North Russia to control the air units assigned to Luftflotte 1. Pathetically little has been found concerning the activity of Fliegerführer 1.[1]


North Russia. (Oct 41 - Jun 43)

26 Jan 43: Stab at Fp. Luga-Ropti on the Leningrad Front.[2]

15 Jun 43: reorganized, upgraded and renamed Stab/3. Fliegerdivision at Fp. Luga-Ropti.[3]



© H.L. deZeng IV, 2023

Return to Commands

References

  1. G.Tessin-Verbände und Truppen der Deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS 1939-1945. Teil 14: Die Luftstreitkräfte; K.Mehner/R.Teuber- Die deutsche Luftwaffe 1939-1945: Führung und Truppe; NARA WashDC: RG 242/T-311 (H.Gr. Nord microfilms).
  2. T-311 (H.Gr. Nord microfilms)-op cit.
  3. G.Tessin-op cit; C.Zweng evidence at pp.29 and 179.