Koluft Heeresgruppe C

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Koluft Heeresgruppe C

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Kommandeur:

Gen.Maj. Hellmuth Bieneck (26 Aug 39 - 24 Oct 39)

Gen.Maj. Julius Schulz (25 Oct 39 - 23 Jun 40)

Gen.Maj. Philipp Zoch (6 Aug 40 - 31 May 41)

Gen.Maj. Josef Brunner (1 Jun 41 - 21 Jun 41)


Formation and History. (Aug 39 - Jun 41)

Formed o/a 26 August 1939 in Frankfurt/M. from Stab/Aufklärungsgruppe 13.[1]


West

1 Sep 39: Koluft in Frankfurt/M. Supported Army Group C’s defensive deployment along the upper Rhine from around the Frankfurt-Mannheim area to the Swiss border to June 1940. Army Group C remained in Germany to oversee the training of troops until April 1941 when it was ordered to East Prussia.

1 Sep 39: Subordinated this date: 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22 and an unspecified Kurierstaffel.

10 May 40: Subordinated this date: 1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 22 and Kurierstaffel 9.

22 Jun 41: Koluft renamed Koluft Heeresgruppe Nord (2nd Formation) on or about this date.


© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress).

(1st Draft 2023)

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References

  1. G.Tessin-Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939-1945, Teil 14: Die Luftstreitkräfte (Osnabrück, 1980); K.Mehner/R.Teuber - Die deutsche Luftwaffe 1939-1945: Führung und Truppe (Norderstedt: 1993); NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-77 Luftwaffenpersonalamt officer assignment orders); M.Holm-website ww2.dk.