Koluft Heeresgruppe Nord (1st)

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Koluft Heeresgruppe Nord (1st Formation)

(FpN: L 25950? and/or L 07674?)

also as: Koluft H?


Gen.Maj. Viktor Krocker (26 Aug 39 - 12 Oct 39)

Formation and History. (Aug 39 - Oct 39)

Formed o/a 26 August 1939 by re-designating Stab/Aufklärungsgruppe 21 (Stargard/Pomerania). Employed in West Prussia and the Danzig area during the campaign in Poland. On 1 September, it subordinated 2.(F)/Aufkl.Gr. 11, probably a Kurierstaffel, and possibly all or elements of Ln.-Abt. 6 (H) (mot.). Renamed Koluft Heeresgruppe B on or about 12 October 1939. There is also some evidence that Stab/Aufklärungsgeschwader 13 may have been used in the formation of this Koluft. On 1 September 1939, the Koluft was at Bad Polzin.[1]

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

(1st Draft 2023)

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  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); U.Balke - Der Luftkrieg in Europa: Die Operativen Einsätze des Kampfgeschwader 2 im Zweiten Weltkrieg, 2 Bde (Koblenz, 1989-90), Teil 1, p.395; NARA WashDC: RG 242 (T-77 Luftwaffenpersonalamt officer assignment orders); M.Holm-website ww2.dk.