Flakscheinwerfer-Abteilung 259 (o)

Formed 4.41 in Luftgau VII with 3 Batterien (known as Res.Flakscheinwerfer-Abt. 259 until 7.42).

4./Sw.259 was formed in late 1942 from 14./Flak-Regiment 14.

Reorganised in 7.43:

1./Sw.259 became 1./584, and was reformed from Flakscheinwerfer-Bttr.zbV 2513
2./Sw.259 became 2./584, and was reformed from Flakscheinwerfer-Bttr.zbV 2514
3./Sw.259 became 3./584, and was reformed from Flakscheinwerfer-Bttr.zbV 2515

In 9.44 reorganised as gemischte Flak-Abteilung 259:

Stab/Sw.259 became Stab/gem.259
1./Sw.259 became 1./gem.259
2./Sw.259 became 2./gem.259
3./Sw.259 became 3./gem.259
4./Sw.259 became 4./gem.259

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