Fliegerführer Graz

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Fliegerführer Graz

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Obstlt. Karl Christ (Mar 41 - Apr 41)

Formation and History. (Mar 41 - Apr 41)

Formed at the end of March 1941 at Graz/Austria to command fighter and ground support operations under Luftflotte 4 for AOK 2’s (2d Army) forthcoming attack into northern Yugoslavia, which began on 6 April 1941. The personnel and other assets for the Stab were provided by Geschwaderstab/St.G. 3. This provisional command did not last more than two weeks, and was dissolved by mid-April 1941.[1]

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  1. U.Balke-Der Luftkrieg in Europa: Die Operativen Einsätze des Kampfgeschwader 2 im Zweiten Weltkrieg, 2 Bde (Koblenz, 1989-90), Teil I:414; O.Tuider-Die Luftwaffe in Österreich 1938-1945 (Wien, 1985); C.Shores et al-Air War For Yugoslavia, Greece, and Crete 1940-41 (Carrollton (TX), 1987), pp.180-216.