13. Flak-Division



Formed 1.2.42 in Caen, replacing the 9th Flak-Division. 1.4.42 at Vernon (northwest of Paris) with:

In early 1943 moved to Laval (southeast of Rennes, attached to 7th Armee) with:

Organisation 1.11.43:

Stab/Flak-Regiment 59 (v) left the division in 4.44, for the 1. Flak-Brigade.

Stab/Flak-Regiment 30 (v) was destroyed in 7.44, and the division was reorganised (1.8.44):

Saw ground combat at Le Mans in 1944, and then withdrew to the Elsaß region, new HQ at Schlettstadt.

Reorganised again in 9.44, now with (1.10.44):

Stab/Flak-Regiment 45 (mot.) and Stab/Flak-Regiment 86 (mot.) was transferred to the 9th Flak-Division in 10.44. Stab/Flak-Regiment 18 (mot.) left in 11.44.

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