schwere Flak-Abteilung 223 (o)

Formed 26.8.39 in Berlin from parts of II./Flak-Regiment 22 with 5 Batterien (1. - 3. schwere, 4. - 5. leichte). Until 7.42 known as Res.Flak-Abt. 223.

In 4.41 5./Res.223 became 3./764, and was reformed from 5./222.

Reorganised as a schwere Abteilung in 7.42:

4./gem.223 became 4./781, and was reformed
5./gem.223 became 3./740, and was reformed

6./s.223 was formed in 12.43 from Luftwaffen-Sperrfeuer-Batterie 178.

7. - 9./s.223 was formed in 1.44; 10./s.223 was formed in 12.44.

In 8.43 3./s.223 became 3./803, and was reformed from 6./s.223, which was also reformed 12.43.

Service:

Fieldpost numbers: Stab (08081), 1. Batterie (15373), 2. Batterie (06577), 3. Batterie (24312; from 8.43: 37645), 4. Batterie (05776, from 7.42: 50872), 5. Batterie (16015; from 4.41: 01566; from 7.42: 53338), 6. Batterie (37645; from 12.43: 54466), 7. Batterie (51230), 8. Batterie (50133), 9. Batterie (49515), 10. Batterie (49214)


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