Koluft AOK 18 (2nd)

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Koluft AOK 18 (2d Formation)

(FpN: L 02109)


Kommandeur:

Obstlt. Dr. Erich Stein (1 Apr 41 - ? )

Oberst Maximilian Ungewitter ( ? - Apr 42)


Formation and History. (Jul 40 - Apr 42)

Formed July 1940.[1]


East Prussia and North Russia

Jul 40 – Apr 42: defensive deployment in East Prussia along the Lithuanian border then, from 22 June 1941, attack on the Soviet Union via Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to the gates of Leningrad, where 18th Army was to remain as the main German field command responsible for surrounding the city.

21 Jun 41: Koluft AOK 18 subordinated this date: 4 Aufklärungsstaffeln (3.(F)/22, 2.(H)/21, 4.(H)/21, 7.(H)/21), Kurierstaffel 12, 3 Flak-Abt. (Flakregimentsstab 164 with II./36, I./51, I./111) and Ln.-Abt. 7 (H) (mot.).

Apr 42: Koluft disbanded.




© 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); N.Kannapin - deutsche Feldpostübersicht 1939-1945. 3 Bde (I – III) (Osnabrück, 1980-82); K-F.Hildebrand - Die Generale der deutschen Luftwaffe 1935-1945, 3 Bde (Osnabrück, 1990-92); RG 242 (T-77 Luftwaffenpersonalamt officer assignment orders); M.Holm-website ww2.dk.