Seenotkommando 8

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Seenotkommando 8

Formation and History. (May 42 - Aug 44)

Formed (new) May 1942 at Ostende (Oostende/Ostend)/Belgium. Subordinated to Seenotbereichskdo. III (Boulogne-Wimereux). Directed sea rescue operations in the narrow part Channel area centered on Ostende. Ordered disbanded 19 August 1944.[1]


FpN: (L 49593)

Leiter:(not found)

© H.L. deZeng IV, 2024

References

  1. AFHRA Maxwell: decimal K113 Karlsruhe Collection, unpublished manuscript “Geschichte d. Seenotdienst 1939-45”; PRO London: AIR 40 Air Ministry intelligence documents, A.I.3.(E) intelligence study “Organisation of the Air/Sea Rescue Service in the G.A.F.” dated 31.1.1944 with later supplements; PRO London: AIR 40 Air Ministry intelligence documents; D.Jung/B.Wenzel/A.Abendroth-Die Schiffe und Boote der deutschen Seeflieger 1912-1976:193; F.Kurowski-Seekrieg aus der Luft: Die deutsche Seeluftwaffe im Zweiten Weltkrieg:177; J-L.Roba/C.Crãciunoiu-Seaplanes Over the Black Sea: German-Romanian Operations 1941-1944; N.Kannapin-Feldpostübersicht.

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