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Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung

Parent Unit Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung
1.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 1
2.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 2
3.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 3
4.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 4
5.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 5
6.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 6
7.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 7
9.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 9
20.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 20
21. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 20

Each battalion (824 men) consisted of 5 batteries with a total of 18 88mm AA guns and 18 20mm AA guns

*All dates below listed as date/month/year

Fallschirm-Flak Abteilung 1

  • Formed 1940 as the Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung with 4 batteries, serving under the 7.Flieger-Division.
  • In May 1943 renamed Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 1 (only 1. and 4. companies), now attached to 1.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division.
  • From 1.44 strength was increased to 5 batteries

Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 2


Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 3

  • Formed 1.44 in France.
  • Fought in Normandy with the 3. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division, but operated independently in Böhmen 1945.
  • Apparently renamed II./Flak-Regiment 20 in 1945, and was reformed from I./Fallschirm-Flak-Regiment 12.

Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 4

  • Formed 12.43 in Italy, with 5 batteries

Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 5

  • Formed 1.44 at Reims with 5 batteries, and was destroyed in Normandy. Reformed 11.44 in Holland.
  • In 1945 apparently became II./Flak-Regiment 6, and was reformed from III./Fallschirm-Flak-Regiment 12.

Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 6


Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 7


Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 9


Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 20