17. Flak-Division

Kommandeure:

Ia:

Formed 1.4.42 in Leipzig, and moved to Stalino, arriving in May 1942. Initially supported the 1st Panzer-Armee, and later the 17th Armee.

Organisation 5.42:

1943/44 again supported the 1st Panzer-Armee. Heavy losses in the Kamenez-Podolsk pocket.

Organisation 1.11.43:

Stab/Flak-Regiment 104 (mot.) left in 12.43, and was replaced by Stab/Flak-Regiment 48 (mot.).

Organisation 1.3.44:

Stab/Flak-Regiment 48 (mot.) left for 10. Flak-Division in 3.44, but returned again 4.44.

Reorganised 4.44, now with (1.5.44):

Stab/Flak-Regiment 7 (mot.) left the division in 6.44.

Reorganised in 8.44, now with (1.9.44):

Stab/Flak-Regiment 99 (mot.) and Stab/Flak-Regiment 133 (mot.) left the division in 9.44, and was replaced by Stab/Flak-Regiment 17 (mot.); Stab/Flak-Regiment 99 (mot.) returned in 11.44.

1944/45 in Lublin, Krakau, Breslau, 2.45 in Leitersdorf, 1.3.45 at Gr. Postwitz under I. Flakkorps. and 4.45 at Görlitz (now attached to the 4th Panzer-Armee).

Subordinated to I. Flakkorps.


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