Flakscheinwerfer-Abteilung 809 (v)

Formed 26.8.39 in Wien from parts of III./Flak-Regiment 8, with 3 Batterien (known as Res.Flakscheinwerfer-Abt. 809 until 7.42).

4./Sw.809 was formed in late 1943.

10.44 - 11.44 reorganised as a gemischte Abteilung:

Stab/Sw.809 became Stab/gem.809
1. - 3./Sw.809 became 1. - 3./gem.809
4./Sw.809 became 5./160, and was reformed
5. - 6./gem.809 new

In 12.44 5./gem.809 became 5./717, and was reformed from 2./310; 6./gem.809 became 6./717, and was reformed from 3./310.

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