Lufttransportführer (See)

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Lufttransportführer (See)

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Maj. Hermann Lessing (Mar 40 - May 40)

Formation and History. (Mar 40 - May 40)

Formed second half of March 1940 to control seaplane transport units scheduled for employment in the forthcoming occupation of Denmark and Norway, which began on 9 April 1940. Initial complement of seaplane transports included 14 x He 59s and 13 x Ju 52/See floatplanes. Attached and subordinated to Gen.Kdo. X. Fliegerkorps. Disbanded in May 1940.[1]


Transportfliegerführer and Lufttransportführer

Lufttranportführer (Land)

Lufttransportführer beim Gen.Qu. (Ob.d.L.)

Lufttransportführer I (Südost)

Lufttransportführer II (Rom)

Lufttransportführer Mittelmeer

Transportfliegerführer 1

Transportfliegerführer 2

© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress, 2023).

(1st Draft 2023)

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  1. F-W.Morzik-German Air Force Airlift Operations, USAF Historical Studies No. 167 (New York, 1968), p.91); C.Shores-Fledgling Eagles: The Complete Account of Air Operations During the ‘Phony War’ and Norwegian Campaign, 1940 (London, 1991), p.216.