Luftgaukommando V (1st)

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Luftgaukommando V (1st Formation)



Kommandeure:

Gen.Maj. Emil Zenetti (12 Oct 37 - 30 Jun 38)


Subordination:

Luftkreiskommando V München (12 Oct 37 - 4 Feb 38)

Luftwaffengruppenkommando 3 (4 Feb 38 - 30 Jun 38)



Subordinate Commands and Units:

Luftwaffe ground organization (air bases, etc.), Flakartillerie (antiaircraft) forces and the civil air defense organization within its territory of responsibility.


Formation and History. (Oct 37 - Jun 38)

Formed 12 October 1937 in Stuttgart by re-designating Luftgaukdo. 15 (Stuttgart). Luftgaukdo. V covered the Baden-Württemberg area in Southwestern Germany, the same territory assigned to the Army’s Wehrkreis V. As a result of a reorganization on 30 June 1938, Luftgaukdo. V was disbanded and its territory incorporated into Luftgaukommando VII (München).[1]



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

(1st Draft 2023)

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References

  1. G.Tessin-Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939: Altes Heer, Freiwilligenverbände, Reichswehr, Heer, Luftwaffe, Landespolizei (Osnabrück, 1974); K-H.Völker-Die deutsche Luftwaffe 1933-1939: Aufbau, Führung und Rüstung der Luftwaffe sowie Entwicklung der deutschen Luftkriegstheorie (Stuttgart, 1967); H.Boog-Die deutsche Luftwaffenführung 1935-1945: Führungsprobleme, Spitzengliederung, Generalstabsausbildung (Stuttgart, 1982); R.Suchenwirth-The Development Of The German Air Force, 1919-1939, USAF Historical Studies No. 160 (New York, 1968); C.Zweng-Die Dienststellen, Kommandobehörden und Truppenteile der Luftwaffe 1935-1945 (Osnabrück, 1999).