16. Flak-Division

Kommandeure:

Ia:

Formed 1.3.42 in Lille, replacing the 6th Flak-Division. Organisation 1.2.43 (HQ Lille):

Organisation 1.11.43:

Stab/Flak-Regiment 95 (v) and Stab/Flak-Regiment 656 (v) joined the 18. Flak-Brigade in 12.43.

Organisation 1.3.44 (HQ Lille):

Stab/Flak-Regiment 11 (mot.) and Stab/Flak-Regiment 20 (mot.) joined the division in 3.44; Stab/Flak-Regiment 37 (mot.) became Stab/Flak-Sturm-Regiment 3 in 5.44 and left the division.

Organisation 1.6.44:

Reorganised in 6.44, when Stab/20. Flak-Brigade arrived, and took control of the regiments under the division.

Organisation 1.7.44:

Withdrew through Belgium to Holland after the allied invasion of France.

Reorganised again in 9.44, now with (1.10.44):

1.11.44 in Holland (HQ Doetinchen) with:

On 9.2.45 redesignated VI. Flakkorps.

Subordinated to Luftgau-Kommando Belgien-Nordfrankreich, 9.44 III. Flakkorps and 11.44 Luftwaffenkommando West.


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